- OBSERVE: Chickens frantically flapping once hung on the air conveyor. Consequences: Their stress increases. Bleeding, bruising, fractures, etc., occur.
- LISTEN: Noise level in the environment – fans, motors. Etc. Consequences: In the waiting and hanging areas they cause stress to the birds.
- SMELL: To determine foul odors due to improper cleaning and disinfection of equipment and facilities. Consequences: They affect the sanitary quality of the chickens that are being processed.
- TOUCH: Products in the process to get a rough idea of surface temperature and texture.
MANAGEMENT ACTIONS: To get the most out of all the information processed by our senses, we must implement the following introspective procedure: What messages can be derived from what was sensed?. Did they occur at the same time or throughout the processing?. Why are they happening?… Click here to read more