288,000 animals slaughtered in Kurdistan Region07/08/2012 11:03
ERBIL, August 7 (AKnews) – The general directorate of animal resources and veterinary announced that 288,730 animals were slaughtered in the Kurdistan Region’s provinces in the last six months.
Media supervisor Azad Sabir Ibrahim said Suli slaughterhouses played the biggest part in killing animals, with 132,770 slaughtered in the province.Ibrahim explained that 89,665 sheep, 22,279 goats and 20,826 cows were slaughtered in Suli.
Erbil slaughtered 63,119 sheep, 10,340 goats and 16,918 cows in the last six months.
Duhok recorded 35,972 sheep, 6,865 goats and 11,851 cows.
Some 4,789 sheep, 4,795 goats and 1,311 cows were slaughtered in the same period in Garmian.
Ibrahim added that 25 percent of animals were slaughtered illegally.
By Dawan Hadi