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Australian slaughterhouses exposed for cruelty (12 so far)

Gas chamber slaughter in Victoria, Australia (PigTruth)

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Holding pens

Pigs are herded from the holding pens into the race
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Electric prodder in the 'race'

Pigs are forced up the 'race' to the gas chamber by use of an electric prodder
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Inside gondola of the gas chamber

Pigs are forced into a cage or 'gondola' which is then lowered into the carbon dioxide gas
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Sticking and bleeding out

After pigs are tipped out of the gas chamber, their throats are cut and they are shackled and hoisted to drain their blood. Following this they are dropped into the scalding tank.
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Scalding tank

Scalding tank
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After scalding tank

After pigs are tipped out of the scalding tank
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Blowtorch - processing of pigs

Hairs and skin are softened with a blowtorch and trimmed with a knife after pigs are removed from the scalding tank.
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