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Texas A&M University
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Ansc 307 - Meats

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1 25 Notes 2 Ante mortem Inspection o Inspection of animals before slaughter inspected in pens on the premises on the day of slaughter in motion and at rest o If acceptable passed for slaughter if not U S Suspect seriously crippled reactors to T B test immature animals minor epithelioma of the eye or the orbital region U S condemned downers deads moribund about to die comatose temperature above 105 degrees F suspect dies in pen animals with obvious symptoms of a disease FSIS 5 04 Notice Non ambulatory not walking disabled cattle released in 2004 o Veterinary Medicine Officer to condemn All non ambulatory disabled cattle and All cattle showing central nervous system symptoms regardless of whether the cattle are ambulatory If not already dead condemned livestock shall be killed by the establishment Such animals cannot enter establishments to be slaughtered or dressed Causes for Cattle Ante mortem Condemnation FY 2002 Rank Steers Heifers Cows 1st Deads Deads Deads 2nd Abscess Moribund Moribund 3rd Moribund CNS Disorder Pyrexia 1st causes for Swine Ante mortem condemnation FY 2002 is also Deads for Barrow Gilts and Sows Then Moribund and lastly CNS disorder 3 Postmortem Inspection Inspection after slaughter of head viscera and carcass Inspection proceeds simultaneously with slaughter and dressing Temporary U S Retained hold something until someone can look at it more then determine whether to let go or kill Causes for condemnation o Whole carcass tuberculosis generalized lesions hog cholera pneumonia abscesses caseous lymphadenitis in sheep epithelioma involvement of parotid lymph if ocular ocular eye or cancer eye o Part of carcass abscesses arthritis bruises contamination on the slaughter floor Procedures for beefo Examine head SPAM lymph nodes masseters tongue o Viscera lungs liver heart paunch intestines spleen o Carcass lining of thoracic abdominal and pelvic cavities outside surfaces palpate kidneys AQL 2 Acceptable Quality Level AQL o Statistical sampling plan to



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