Effect of lairage time after short distance transport on some biochemical stress parameters and meat quality of Karayaka lambs


Teke B., Ekiz B., Akdag F., Ugurlu M., Ciftci G.

LARGE ANIMAL REVIEW, vol.24, no.1, pp.41-44, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Journal Name: LARGE ANIMAL REVIEW
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-44
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Sheep are transported for various causes such as sale, breeding and slaughter. Several potential stressors which impair the meat quality affect sheep during the transport. Lairage is a common commercial practise to get rid of transportation stress before slaughter.