Definition Of abattoir

noun

a slaughterhouse.

Once in southern Europe, many animals are slaughtered in abattoirs using methods which are illegal in Britain.

Example Of abattoir

  • At present the abattoir is slaughtering animals for the domestic market.

  • Both pathogens can colonise the intestines of beef cattle and get into the food chain during slaughter at the abattoir .

  • But the increased costs of maintaining health and safety at abattoirs means consumers are unlikely to benefit.

  • For a start they could support the establishment and use of local abattoirs .

  • However, in my opinion, animals that are slaughtered in abattoirs can suffer just as much as foxes that are hunted.


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