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Charles Frederick Goodin cgoodin at sfu.ca
Tue Oct 20 15:35:15 EST 1998


In article <70iddp$5ps$4 at due.unit.no>,
Sturla Molden  <stumol at stud.ntnu.no> wrote:
>Charles Frederick Goodin <cgoodin at sfu.ca> wrote:
>
>: Why don't you just dump them in a CO2-O2 mix?  Knocks them out long 
>: enough to perfuse them, no flammable solvents around.  Might even be 
>: cheaper, although I haven't priced any of these chemicals recently.
>
>
>Why don't you try to stick your head inside a
>bag filled up with CO2 and see for yourself?
>If will feel ten large knifes are being stuck 
>up your nostrils. CO2 is cheap, but also one 
>of the most cruel ways of putting animals down.

Yeah, I've seen people just using CO2, and it did look like the animals 
were pretty stressed.  Not when you use O2, too, though...they just kind 
of stop moving.

chuk




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