The Effect of Recitation Al Quran Verses of Pre-laughter as Psychological Treatment on the Physical Quality of the Broiler Meat

Tahrir Aulawi, Joko Hermanianto, Rizal Syarief, Henny Nuraini


The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of recitation Al Qur'an pre-slaughter as psychological treatment on the physical quality of broiler meat such as the pH value, WHC, drip loss, tenderness and cooking loss. The assessment of physical quality was done by evaluating the 20 samples of broiler chicken (Pectoralis superficialis) bre ast picces of 20 days weighing 900-1000 g with 4 treatments (P1 = control, P2 = recitation of the Al Qur'an oral, P3 = recitation of the Al Qur'an recording, and P4 = electrical stunning) of pre-slaughter and 5 replications of which experimental design of this research was completely randomized design.

The results of this researh showed that the recitation of the Al Qur'an oral had psychological effect (P<0.05) on the response of pH value, WHC, drip loss, tenderness and cooking loss mose than other treatments.


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