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Electroencephalographic responses to neck cut and exsanguination in minimally anaesthetized goats
(South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017)
Conscious animals typically experience sensory (nociception) and emotional pain, whereas unconscious animals that were minimally anesthetized would experience minimal emotional pain. To determine whether ‘silencing’ the ...
Meat quality assessment in Rabbits subjected to ritual slaughter and gas stun killing
Whereas animal welfare regulatory bodies would prefer that animals be rendered unconscious before exsanguination, followers of Islam and Judaism prefer that animals be exsanguinated while still alive. Moreover, ...
Stunning and animal welfare from Islamic and scientific perspectives
The transformation of an animal into pieces fit for human consumption is a very important operation. Rather than argue about halal slaughter without stunning being inhumane or stunning being controversial from the Islamic ...