Application of Electrolyzed Water on Livestock

  • S. M. E. RahmanEmail author
  • H. M. Murshed


There are many chances of contamination while handling of livestock from farm to fork. Various sanitizing compounds and techniques have been developed to remove and destroy bacteria, viruses, and parasites from animal shed, equipment, hide or skin, surfaces in processing plants, and from animal carcasses. The application of electrolyzed water (EW) is a promising one and has several benefits over traditional cleaning systems including cost-effectiveness, ease of application, effective disinfection, on-the-spot production, and safety for human beings and the environment. It was widely used in food processing industry. In recent years, researchers start to use it in the disinfection of livestock production and achieved sound effects. Using alkaline water as the animal drinking water can promote animal health. The prospect of the EW applied in livestock production is reviewed in this chapter.


Electrolyzed water Animal shed Slaughterhouse Processing plant Hatchery Drinking water Carcass decontamination 


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  1. 1.Department of Animal ScienceBangladesh Agricultural UniversityMymensinghBangladesh

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