preslaughter

preslaughter

(priːˈslɔːtə)
adj
(Agriculture) of the period before slaughter (of animals)
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Interaction of transport distance and body weight on preslaughter stress and breast meat quality of broilers.
To some extent, the differences in the total sensory shelf life can be attributed to differentiations in preslaughter stress and conditions, killing procedure, and postmortem treatment and cold chain [7].
Preslaughter swab samples were positive for virus in all asymptomatic birds with titers [greater than or equal to] 1.5 [log.sub.10] [EID.sub.50]/mL.
Slaughter yield and meat quality of chicken at different length of preslaughter feed withdrawal.
The effect of thermal preslaughter stress on the susceptibility of broiler chickens differing with respect to growth rate, age at slaughter, blood parameters, and ascites mortality, to hemorrhages in muscles.
Poor handling of an animal preslaughter may alter the colour and texture of the meat but marbling is not normally affected.
Bee G, Biolley C, Guex G, Herzog W, Lonergan SM, Huff-Lonergan E (2006) Effects of available dietary carbohydrate and preslaughter treatment on glycolytic potential, protein degradation, and quality traits of pigs muscle.
Animal Aid is asking the government to publish accurate preslaughter mortality figures.