Losses associated with mortality of cattle and camels during transportation to Oko-Oba abattoir , Lagos State , Nigeria

  title={Losses associated with mortality of cattle and camels during transportation to Oko-Oba abattoir , Lagos State , Nigeria},
  author={Ademola A. Ibironke and Cheryl M E McCrindle and Taiwo A Adejuwon and Simeon IB Cadmus},
Many food animals meant for slaughter arrive at the Agege abattoir and lairage daily to be produced into wholesome meat for human consumption. These animals generally get to the abattoir packed in Lorries and transported over long distances for many days to get to their destinations. Over a period of 36 months (three years), a total of 1179492 cattle and 11403 camels arrived for slaughter at the abattoir for human consumption. Over the same period, 1197 cattle and 27 camels died in the course… CONTINUE READING

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