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The BVA said "There is a high risk that if the parameters in electrical waterbath stunning for poultry killed in accordance with religious rites' are not correctly set and implemented, a percentage of those birds may be immobilised rather than stunned and therefore still conscious at the time of slaughter, causing avoidable animal suffering.
It added: "However, one has to be reminded that HFA has always maintained 'no stunning to kill.
According to Grandin (2009), non-penetrating captive bolt stunning that does not fracture the skull could be less effective than stunning that does fracture the skull.
Though cold stunning can be lethal, this lucky survivor was brought by Allan to Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and was later transported to the New England Aquarium, just one of many rehabilitation centers that partner in the Northeast Sea Turtle Stranding Network.
The rules currently allow for the production of halal and kosher meat, by allowing for the slitting of animals' throats without stunning to allow Muslims and Jews to meet the dietary requirements, as long as it does not cause "unnecessary suffering".
Prof Reilly wants to persuade faith leaders that stunning animals before their throats are slit does comply with religious texts.
It is estimated two million animals are killed without stunning for the orthodox Jewish community every year.
During the experiment, EEG and ECG were recorded on all animals to record the condition of the brain and heart during the course of slaughter and stunning.
One of the most stunning gowns belonged to fashion supernova Jennifer Lopez.
Nature enthusiast Johnny Cheng presents A Guide to New Zealand Waterfalls, an absolutely stunning trail guide written especially for nature hikers desiring to see the pristine beauty of New Zealand's glorious waterfalls firsthand.
As one might imagine, Darwin's Nightmare is a stunning and distressing movie.
s text with Tim Hauf's stunning photography of a little-explored wild world.