Electrical Stunning

electrical stunningStunning with electricity is known as electronarcosis, and killing with electricity is known as electrocution. Electronarcosis is a fully reversible procedure, immediately disrupting normal brain function for a short period. Electrocution leads to cardiac arrest, stopping the heart pumping blood around the body and causing rapid death; it is often referred to as a stun-kill. This section describes what happens to an animal during electronarcosis and electrocution, detailing the parameters required to ensure that each stun is immediate and effective.

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