Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

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Perdas econômicas das principais causas de condenações de carcaças de frangos de corte em Matadouros-Frigorífi cos sob Inspeção Federal no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil

Zinn Ferreira, TamaraSesterhenn, RenataKindlein, Liris

Background: A considerable fraction of the chicken carcass is condemned in slaughterhouses in Brazil, following the legal requirements by monitoring the Inspection Service of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and Quality Control of agribusinesses. These losses result from partial or complete sentences, the fi rst being the most signifi cant. This study aimed to analyze the main causes of convictions and total post-mortem inspection of carcasses of broilers from slaughterhouses under SIF, as well as the analysis of the economic losses arising out of total convictions that occurred from January 2009 to June 2011.Materials, Methods & Results: This work was carried out by survey data generated by the Federal Inspection Service in a slaughterhouse located in southern Brazil, slaughtering on average 188.000, producing a 360 products. The data were collected from records of the occurrence of partial and total condemnation of carcasses of broilers slaughtered in the period January 2009 to June 2011, following the requirements approved by the Ethics Committee on Animal Use of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (CEUA / UFRGS). For calculations of economic losses, it was considered the sum of poultry completely discarded and the production cost of chicken every six months of 2009, 2010 and 2011, with an average carcass yield of 2.5

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