Carcass Classification 2010

01 January 2010 → 31 December 2010
Research disciplines
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Veterinary medicine
carcass classification
Project description

Some abattoirs are required carcasses of slaughtered cattle at least 8 months old to share in accordance with a scale set by the European Union. Authorized classifiers carry out the classification. The slaughterhouse to the supplier of the cattle slaughtered provide any information on the classification and weighting. The producer of the slaughtered cattle can get all the information from cattle slaughtered through the association website IVB. The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries monitors the implementation of legislation and is advised by the association Interprofessional Association for the Belgian Meat (IVB) and cell Guidance Carcass Classification (CBKC) at Ghent University. - The formation and evaluation of the classifiers / classification reps - The execution of the certification test, and analysis of the results - Advising the slaughterhouse