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Chapter 20. Slaughter

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1. Legislation

2. Situations in which slaughter is carried out

3. Emergency slaughter

4. Planned cull

5. Wildlife cull

6. Methods of slaughter

7. Disposal of carcases and other infective material

8. Preliminary cleaning and disinfection

Annex 1 - Protocol for on-farm slaughter

Annex 2 - Protocol for valuation, clinical examination and sampling prior to off-farm slaughter

Annex 3 - Protocol for off-farm slaughter

Annex 4 - Methods of humane slaughter

Annex 5 - SOP for slaughter and disposal of suspect or confirmed infected animals on an infected premises