Beef Slaughter & Dressing


Duration: 36 min.

Item Number: CEVD0281W

Price: $59.00

Lesson topics include:

    • Harvesting beef
    • Antemortem inspection
    • Postmortem inspection
    • Harvesting process of cattle
    • Safety and sanitation of harvesting cattle
    • and many more!

The presentation guides you through the slaughter procedure. First, tools and equipment used in the process are identified. A USDA meat inspector discusses antemortem and postmortem inspection, including inspection of the head, viscera and carcass. Then, the slaughter of a steer is shown from stunning, sticking, skinning, and evisceration of beef cattle via the cradle method. Safety and sanitation are strongly emphasized throughout the tape. The principal collaborator is meat scientist G.W. Davis, Ph.D. A supplement is included.