Author : A Khattab, N


Evaluation of two different methods for slaughtering in broilers

N A Khattab

Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2005, Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 79-83
DOI: 10.33899/ijvs.2005.38099

Two slaughtering methods (with and without electrical stunning) for broilers were used in this study, using 20 broilers (10 males and 10 females) at a rate of 5 birds for each method. The results showed that there was a significant (P<0.01) increase in the amount of blood collected from slaughtered females by using electrical stunning method when compared with the females slaughtered without electrical method. The amount of blood collected from male broilers of both gropes and methods showed no significant differences. It was concluded that electrical stunning of broilers gave better results of bleeding than birds stunned without electrical stunning. Moreover, it does not object with Islamic believes since birds were alive at slaughter time.