Slaughter Process News
News published on August 30, 2021:
by Sam Shafer
Poultry producers maintain healthy, productive flocks by carrying out depopulation when hens reach 65 to 90 weeks old. Depopulation means hens need to be caught, carried and put in crates on thei...
News published on August 24, 2021:
Meat and poultry products, being the excellent sources of protein, vitamins and minerals are observing a considerable rise in the consumption across the globe over the past few years. This is subsequently impel...
News published on March 20, 2009:
All forms of unnecessary suffering by animals must be avoided, but religious freedom must be respected, says the Agriculture Committee, which voted on Monday on plans to tighten up the rules on animal welfare a...
European Parliament headlines
News published on November 11, 2008:
In previous Processing Tips, the effect of stress before slaughter on color of poultry breast meat was discussed. It was noted that birds exposed to stress before slaughter may yield abnormally pale or dark bre...
Univ. of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
News published on November 27, 2006:
South Korean quarantine officials are to slaughter 236,000 poultry after an outbreak of the H5N1 form of bird flu at a chicken farm.
The outbreak occurred at a farm in Iksan, about 250km (155 miles) south o...
News published on November 14, 2005:
Indonesia's president said Monday the country could not afford the mass slaughter of chickens in bird flu-infected areas, but that he hoped the World Bank would be able to fund a culling program in the future. ...
News from Russia
News published on April 26, 2005:
The 2005 U.S. Poultry & Egg Association's Poultry Processor Workshop will be held May 18-19 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta.
The focus of the workshop is to keep management up to date on key issues...