Electricity

electric stunnerThe principle of electric stunning is to pass sufficient current through the brain to interrupt its normal activity, so that the animal becomes immediately unconscious and unable to feel pain. When electrodes are applied to the head, the amount of current that flows will depend on the voltage difference between the electrodes, and the electrical resistance of the animal. This section explains some basic electrical principles and how they apply to animals.

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