Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) on a request from the Commission related with the welfare aspects of the main systems of stunning and killing applied to commercially farmed deer, goats, rabbits, ostriches, ducks, geese

deer, goats, rabbits, ostriches, ducks, geese, quail,, animal welfare, stunning,killing, slaughterhouses, disease control, consciousness, mechanical stunning methods,mechanical stun / killing methods, electrical stunning methods, electrical stun / killing, methods, gas stunning methods, gas stun / killing methods, controlled atmospheres,needle bolts, percussive stunning, asphyxia, decapitation, exsanguinations, anaesthesia,shooting, biosecurity, food safety, microbiological safety.
First published in the EFSA Journal
27 mars 2006
13 février 2006
Last Updated
27 mars 2006. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Scientific Opinion


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Panel members at the time of adoption

Herbert Budka, Sava Buncic, Pierre Colin, John D Collins, Christian Ducrot, James Hope, Mac Johnston, Günter Klein, Hilde Kruse, Ernst Lücker, Simone Magnino, Riitta Liisa Maijala, Antonio Martínez López, Christophe Nguyen-The, Birgit Noerrung, Servé Notermans, George-John E Nychas, Maurice Pensaert, Terence Roberts, Ivar Vågsholm, Emmanuel Vanopdenbosch
Panel on Animal Health and Welfare
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