On days 35 (lightweight birds) and 42 (heavyweight birds) and following 10 min of transportation of the birds and 60 min of lairage
, the birds were weighed individually, with their weights recorded as the live body weight.
Effects of transportation time, distance, stocking density, temperature and lairage
time on incidences of pale soft exudative (PSE) and the physico-chemical characteristics of pork.
Productive losses on broiler pre-slaughter operations: effects of the distance from farms to abattoirs and of lairage
time in a climatized holding area.
Giving an insight into facilities in the abattoir and how the project was executed, Mimiko said it was divided into four lots, explaining that Lot 1involved the construction of a slaughter hall, lairage
, office complex, public toilet, bone yard, manure dump, incinerator, underground water reservoir, fence, gate-house, generator house and supply/installation of abattoir equipment and laboratory equipment/reagents.
The also look at welfare issues such as the role of pasture-based systems, humane transport, lairage
, and slaughter techniques.
After overnight lairage
, lambs were electrically stunned and slaughtered using standard commercial procedures.
Behavioural and Physiological responses of Pigs to Being Transported for up to 24 Hours Followed by six Hours recovery in Lairage
. Vet Rec.
Conditions included Mr Allen's continued use of the ground for lairage
when he might require it, as well as maintaining drainage and fencing, supplying fertiliser and water, and having weeds and hedges cut by a contractor.
Antemortem inspection was conducted on individual animals, while the animals were allowed to enter into the lairage
according to the standard of antemortem examination procedures given by Gracey et al.