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Abattoir

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An abattoir or slaughterhouse is a place where animals are butchered for food.

Temple Grandin, an American doctor of animal science, designed many abattoirs in what she considered to be a humane which gave the animals being lead to slaughter as little stress as possible. She was involved in the designed of some of the abattoirs in South Africa.



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Abattoirs, 1923, Kroonstad, Free State
Corporation abattoirs, 1912, Maitland, Cape Town, Western Cape

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