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Course content - Driving Pigs to Stunning

Pre-slaughter handling of pigs is a multidisciplinary subject. This learning resource will focus on important relationships in the complex system, on how handling of pigs affects the experience and the reactions of the animal, and on the consequences for the meat industry. The important relationships in pre-slaughter handling are the starting point for this resource, which deals specifically with driving pigs to stunning on the day of slaughter.

Pre-slaughter handling: important relationships. Figure: Anne Algers.

Driving to stunning: most important relationships. Figure: Anne Algers.