Effect of lairage time after short distance transport on some biochemical stress parameters and meat quality of Karayaka lambs

Teke B., Ekiz B. , Akdag F., Ugurlu M., Ciftci G.

LARGE ANIMAL REVIEW, vol.24, no.1, pp.41-44, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Title of Journal : LARGE ANIMAL REVIEW
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-44


Sheep are transported for various causes such as sale, breeding and slaughter. Several potential stressors which impair the meat quality affect sheep during the transport. Lairage is a common commercial practise to get rid of transportation stress before slaughter.