"OmManiPadmeOmelet" <ompomelet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Ginny <glvl88REMOVETHIS@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This is something I can't understand. We raise cattle and if an
> > gets down or is injured in shipment from here to the abattoirs we
> > docked for bruising, cuts are condemned, sometimes quarters or the
> > animal and we don't get paid for that. There is no money to be
> > the animal is not in peak condition when it is killed. It takes 6
> > for cattle to heal bruising that occurs in trucking and auction
> > although really bad bruising can go septic esp. around the
> > area and they will die unless the lump is drained and they are
> > antibiotics which is another 42 days min. out of the system. It is
> > not economically viable to mistreat stock and obviously not their
> > they are handling if they do.
> IMHO there should be pastures near the abbatoir to store animals
> to slaughter or something maybe? Animals have no business spending
> than a day being shipped being deprived of water.
> They also have no business crowding them so.
The paddocks are standard for the abattoirs I've seen round here.