Antemortem examination is an examination before slaughter by observing the presence or absence of symptoms of disease in animals. Postmortem examination is an examination after cutting by observing any changes in each particular organ. The purpose of this activity was to determine the antemortem and postmortem examination of cattle at UPTD RPH Aia Pacah Padang City. Antemortem postmortem examination was carried out on each cow which amounted to 25 heads of slaughter per day. Based on the results of the antemortem and postmortem examinations, the cows did not show any symptoms of disease and all were declared healthy. Postmortem examination is an examination after cutting. This examination focuses on certain calendars of the heart, liver, kidneys, spleen, and lungs. Examples of suspicion that the slaughtered livestock are sick are the enlargement of the spleen, which is a sign of tuberculosis (tuberculosis), and the presence of tapeworm cristae, which means that the meat is infected with tapeworms. To prevent adulteration of meat is given a certain special stamp by medical officers and veterinary paramedics and may be consumed. The purpose of the inspection is that the meat has been inspected and can be consumed. From this activity, it can be concluded that RPH Aia Pacah Padang City can fulfill the provision of ASUH beef (Safe, Healthy, Whole, Halal), starting from antemortem examinations and post-mortem examinations that are correct and suitable for consumption by the community.
Keywords Antemortem examination postmortemem examination