Humane Methods of Slaughter Act: USDA Inspectors' Views on Enforcement (GAO-10-244SP), February 2010, an E-supplement to GAO-10-203

Ability to Observe Humane Handling at this Establishment

22. When you are moving from one location in this establishment to another to observe livestock handling, how often, if at all, do establishment staff communicate your movement (e.g., by whistle, radio, or walkie-talkie)?
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23. Do you believe the establishment staff improves livestock handling behavior when you arrive in an area to observe them?
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24. What have you heard or observed to indicate that they improve their behavior?

25. In your opinion, how committed is this establishment's management to humane handling?
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26. How confrontational, if at all, has the establishment management been when you are conducting humane handling activities?
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