Influence of pre-slaughter management on the economic loss of bovine and bubaline meat in a Manaus slaughterhouse, Amazonas, Brazil
Mariana Silva Albuquerque, Ytaiara Lima Pereira, Vinícius de Lima Marques, Adriano Nunes de Lima D’Amorim, Jomel Francisco dos Santos, Paulo Cesar Gonçalves de Azevedo Filho
Journal Title:Revista Agraria Academica / Agrarian Academic Journal
Pre-slaughter management directly influences animal welfare and can generate significant economic impact on the farmer. Thus, the present study aimed to evaluate the influence of pre-slaughter management on the economic loss of bovine and buffalo carcasses in a slaughterhouse in Manaus-AM from October to December 2018, with on-site collections of excised material, associated with data. obtained from the daily kill provided by ADAF-AM. The slaughter of 5,260 animals (54,282.15 kilograms) was followed, where the average excised per carcass was 0.657 kg / animal, totaling approximately 3,456.8 kilograms (6.36%) convicted for being unsuitable for processing, due to pre-slaughter management, resulting in R $ 28,940.00 in reais of loss.