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stunned

mod. alcohol intoxicated. Kelly was stunned and had to be carried home to recover.
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But a spokesman said: "Whilst we would prefer to see all animals stunned before they are slaughtered, we respect the rights of religious communities to eat meat prepared in accordance with their beliefs."
By law, all animals should be stunned before slaughter, but UK and European Union rules give exemptions on religious grounds.
"We also believe clear labelling on meat products to indicate if the animal was stunned or not stunned would give consumers the opportunity to make a clear and informed choice about the meat they buy."
ALMOST 1,000 people have signed a petition calling on Kirklees Council to stop serving schoolchildren halal meat from animals which were not stunned before slaughter.
Campaigners have raised concerns that lambs might not be stunned before they are killed for export to Saudi Arabia in order to comply with the Gulf kingdom's halal requirements.
The action stunned the Texas Eighth Court of Appeals in El Paso, too.
'(The win) stunned a lot of people out there, it stunned a lot of people back here.
The BVA said "There is a high risk that if the parameters in electrical waterbath stunning for poultry killed in accordance with religious rites' are not correctly set and implemented, a percentage of those birds may be immobilised rather than stunned and therefore still conscious at the time of slaughter, causing avoidable animal suffering."
These episodes of ischemia tend to be cumulative and result in a "stunned" myocardium that does not contract normally.
UK Food Standards Agency figures from 2011 suggest 84 per cent of cattle, 81 per cent of sheep and 88 per cent of chickens slaughtered for halal meat were stunned before they died.
A BIG debate has taken place in Britain this week over halal and kosher meat being sold by restaurants and supermarkets without labelling - and the fact that at a number of UK abattoirs some animals slaughtered under these systems are not being stunned beforehand.
In Australia, cattle are stunned prior to slaughter using a penetrative captive bolt, non-penetrative (percussive) captive bolt, or electrical methods, and, according to Gregory and Shaw (2000), when stunning is done correctly, the animal feels no pain and becomes instantly unconscious.
Summary: Horse racing pundit Derek Thompson says he was stunned when he heard that 11 horses at the Godolphin stables in Newmarket were doped.
Each year, an estimated 50 to 200 Kemp's ridley sea turtles, which are green and have a triangle-shaped head, may get cold stunned in Massachusetts starting in late October to December.
And Brian Reid's Ayr stunned St Mirren 1-0 in Paisley thanks to Chris Smith's header nine minutes from time.