Abu Dhabi abattoirs slaughter record 33,075 sacrificial animals

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Officials said veterinarians were present in the slaughterhouses round-the-clock to monitor the sacrifices before and after the slaughter.

More than 33,075 sacrificial animals were slaughtered at Abu Dhabi public abattoirs during Eid Al Adha holiday, according to authorities. This is the highest ever, and included, goats, sheep, cows and camels.

Officials said veterinarians were present in the slaughterhouses round-the-clock to monitor the sacrifices before and after the slaughter.

The municipality had launched smart applications for sacrificial requests to serve the public. Residents made requests for a sacrificial animals through these apps that included ‘my sacrifice’, the ‘sacrifices of the island’ and the Red Crescent Authority (halal). They had their animals purchased, slaughtered and delivered to their homes.

The animals were slaughtered at Abu Dhabi automated and public slaughterhouses, and abattoirs in Al Wathba, Baniyas, Al Shahama.

 

by Ismail Sebugwaawo

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