Tag Archives: sheep

We’re not thieves: livestock firms

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: The livestock companies that signed a document to suspend import of sheep from some countries have defended their action, saying they are taken aback with severe reactions from the Government, citizens and the media, reports Al-Rai daily. In an interview with Al-Rai daily, the owners of …

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‘Prices of sheep increasing’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The prices of sheep are increasing on a daily basis with the advent of Eid Al-Adha. During a tour of the sheep market in Jahra area, the daily met a number of sheep sellers. Shafeeq, one of the sheep sellers, revealed that the market is good …

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‘Slaughterhouses ready to receive sacrifices’ – Do not deal with ‘mobile butchers’: Municipality

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality congratulated the citizens and residents on the advent of Eid-al- Adha and affirmed the readiness of the main and temporary slaughterhouses to receive sacrifices during the Eid Al-Adha, reports Al-Seyassah daily. It indicated that temporary slaughterhouses are mainly located in …

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Sacrificial sheep at average price this yr: Livestock Union – Farwaniya slaughterhouses ready for upcoming Eid Al-Adha

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (KUNA): The sacrificial sheep is at an average price this year compared to previous years, circling between KD 80 to 130, according to Kuwait’s Livestock Union. Since the beginning of 2016, Kuwait has imported about 600,000 sheep, 122 camels and 424 goats, compared to 1.5 million …

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‘Build more slaughterhouses to cut long waiting time’

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Kuwait Livestock Transport and Trading Company (KLTTC) has asked Kuwait Municipality to build a new temporary slaughterhouse inside its farm in Sulaibiya area, reports Al-Qabas daily. The Chief Executive Officer of KLTTC Osama Khalid Boodai explained that the company was established in 1973 and the Kuwaiti …

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‘Joke’ probed Sheep for sale!

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Following a recent photo posted on social media about a sheep displayed for sale inside Shamiya police station, the Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry has clarified the scenario, which it says, was blown out of proportion, reports Al- Seyassah daily. Apparently, …

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Large turnout at sheep, goat races at festival

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18, (KUNA): A huge number of sheep and goal breeders have attended the lot organized for the upcoming sheep and goat races of the Sixth National Heritage Festival at the Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage Village late Tuesday. Over 1,100 sheep and goat breeders have applied for their animals …

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Kuwaitis breed cattle not only as livestock; Grown also for beauty

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (KUNA): Raising cattle is one of the traditional crafts practiced by the Kuwaitis since old times but the animals are not solely grown for meat or milk but also for beauty. Beauty cattle, namely sheep and goats, are kept to be shown at contests, called “mazayen.” …

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Drones use eyed to track down ‘seasonal’ butchers

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Head of an Emergency Team at the Kuwait Municipality (Capital Governorate) Tariq Al-Qattan said the team will use Phantom 3 drone to monitor the sheep market from the air, reports Al-Rai daily. He pointed out this is the first time a plane will be used on …

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