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abattoir

(ăb'ətwär`) [Fr.], building for butchering. The abattoir houses facilities to slaughter animals; dress, cut and inspect meats; and refrigerate, cure, and manufacture byproducts. The largest abattoirs are those of the meatpackingmeatpacking
or meat-processing,
wholesale business of buying and slaughtering animals and then processing and distributing their carcasses to retailers. The livestock industry is among the largest in the world.
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 industry. Plant construction, drainage, water supply, disposal of refuse, and all operations are under government regulation. Abattoirs are also called slaughterhouses.

abattoir

[‚ab·ə′twär]
(industrial engineering)
A building in which cattle or other animals are slaughtered.
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A CORWEN abattoir became the first in Wales to try out the new electronic pig movement system.
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The FSA wants to claw back around pounds 32m, of which an estimated pounds 21m would fall on producers, with the rest picked up by abattoirs and meat processors.
We now have a number of abattoirs taking part and the feedback from farmers involved in the project has been encouraging.
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Countryside campaigners have criticised legislation introduced by the Food Standards Agency, which will impose extra costs on small abattoirs in the Midlands.
There should have been an independent board years ago with powers to close down offending abattoirs.