With the growing trend of keeping game animals on smaller properties there is also the increased risk that certain parasites and diseases normally only associated with domestic livestock could spread to game animals. Therefore, it is very important to inspect game meat to ensure that it is safe for human consumption.
Introduction to meat microbiology,- general abattoir construction, – personnel hygiene,-sanitation, -pest control,-handling of condemned materials/abattoir waste and quality control.
Specific game abattoir layout,- slaughter processes,- anatomy, -pathology,- diseases of game with reference to game meat,- meat inspection techniques and regulations pertaining to meat safety/game harvesting.
Prerequisite: Minimum of Grade 10 education
Cost: R7500 (12-20 candidates) (R3500 for the shortened course) (accommodation and meals excluded.)
Duration Theory sessions of 2-3 days
Practical: Die practical session is divided into two sessions (Day 3)
At least one practical that includes: –
Contact Boetie Kirchner firstname.lastname@example.org 012 808 9300.