Letlhakane abbatoir which was also funded through Ludin Foundation she said had the potential to generate enough business to sustain itself beyond just slaughtering if it addressed issues surrounding the chiller expansion staff performance, freezer expansion and functionality, load-out rail and expansion of the lairages
In addition to hydatidosis, suffocation of animals due to overcrowding in the lairages
, lack of enough rest before slaughter, and exposure to bacterial and/or viral infections may lead to development of emphysema and pneumonia [15, 16].
However, if animals are transported for longer hours they have reduced plasma CK levels if they are given feed and water at the lairages
Environmental samples were collected from 575 livestock trailers before and after pigs were unloaded into holding pens, or lairages
, at 6 harvest facilities (83-102 trailers per facility) located in the central United States.
Air movement and the thermal microclimates observed in poultry lairages
. British Poultry Science, v.39, n.4, p.469-476, 1998.
Ms Haywood said: "Some of the frustration within the industry stems from the fact that many slaughters do not have lairages
big enough to physically separate three age batches without mixing the animals from different farms and the NBA is also struggling to see how separating cattle into three age batches at lairage
can help food safety.
Co-director Simon Jones said: "Two lamb exporters have just cancelled orders - they don't want to be stuck with thousands of sheep in lairages
with no domestic market."
Some of the protesters regularly participated in watches at markets and lairages
(temporary resting and feeding points for animals destined for market or export abroad), recording and if necessary reporting to officials, (e.g.
Dirty lambs increased the abattoir's costs by pounds 210,000-a-year because they had to be kept in lairages
and cleaned on site, disrupting slaughterhouse operations
Most abattoirs have high rateable values on their premises and they can't afford to have massive lairages
to keep animals over." He said the logistics of the system were difficult enough as it was but it would be a disaster if an abattoir broke down.
at Llangefni will be kept open so that local farmers can send stock for slaughter at St Asaph.