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Stunning with gas
Improving the animal welfare and the meat quality
Before the actual slaughtering process the animals are anesthetized. This is to save the unnecessary pain to the animals. Common methods include:
- Captive bolt pistol (targeted shot to the brain)
- Electrical anesthesia (electric shock, usually with water bath)
- Use of CO2 (loss of consciousness due to lack of oxygen)
Stunning with gases
The stunning with gases helps to reduce the stress of the animals for improving animal welfare and meat quality.