Innovative Scientific Techniques to Evaluate Alternatives to the Use of Carbon Dioxide Euthanasia Procedures

A two-step procedure in which pigs are anesthetised with a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen before being euthanised with carbon dioxide may prove to be more humane that carbon dioxide alone, according to Don Lay of the USDA Agricultural Research Service.
calendar icon 13 March 2013
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By: Banrie
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