Evaluation of microwave energy as a humane stunning technique based on electroencephalography (EEG) of anaesthetised cattle
J-L Rault, PH Hemsworth, PL Cakebread, DJ Mellor, CB Johnson
Animal Welfare | UNIV FEDERATION ANIMAL WELFARE | Published : 2014
This work was funded by Meat Livestock Australia, Wagstaff Cranbourne Pty Ltd and Australian Meat Processor Corporation. We thank Samantha Borg, Megan Larsen, James Ralph and Maxine Rice as well as the abattoir personnel for their help in conducting the project, David McLean for providing and operating the microwave technology, Andrew Stent for performing the post mortem autopsies, and Alison Small and Michelle Edge for their intellectual input.