Bruising, abscesses and trauma are three of the most common reasons sheep and beef cattle will be rejected at the point of slaughter. Figures from English kill last year found that out of 9.3 million sheep, 191,119 carcasses had localised abscesses and 23,916 had trauma/bruising. And out of 1.5 million cattle killed, 11,403 had carcass rejections due to abscesses and 23,945 due to trauma. Paul Rowley, sales and marketing director at Sterimatic Worldwide, says infection introduced at the point of […]
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