Prices of lamb for St. George's Day remain unchanged. 80% the Bulgarian meat was sold on the Easter market. This is reported by the National Sheep and Goat Association. The remaining 20% will be sold for May 6th. The amount will satisfy the needs for St. George's Day." The price of the lamb at Easter ranged between 14-16 BGN per kilogram.
The dismissed Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nechita-Adrian Oros, on the occasion of a meeting he had with the Ambassador of the Qatar state to Bucharest, Abdulla Nasser A.
Turkey's animal production saw an increase of 4.7 percent, around 3 million, year-on-year in 2019, the country's statistical authority said on Feb. 6.
TÜİK said the total number of animals in Turkey last year reached 66.6 million.
Including cattle and buffalos, the number of bovine animals totaled 17.87 million in 2019, up 3.8 percent year-on-year.
The EU's health and food safety commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis, called on Romania on Wednesday to halt the export of 70,000 sheep to the Persian Gulf this month due to the extreme temperatures expected in the area that would make impossible to guarantee that the animals would not suffer in transit.
A livestock breeder in eastern Attica was handed a six-month jail sentence on Thursday after being convicted of criminal negligence for failing to provide food and shelter for his sheep and dogs.
Witnesses described the situation on his farm in the region of Plaka in Keratea as "desperate" with starving animals exposed to the elements.
An Italian regional councilor has called for using Turkey's giant Kangal shepherd dogs to protect flocks of sheep from the increasing number of wolves in Tuscany.
SOFIA, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- As many as 54 sheep have died after a brown bear attack in a farm in the Rhodope Mountain in Bulgaria, the authorities said Friday.
The incident occurred on the night of Thursday to Friday in a farm in the village of Malevo, 200 km southeast of Sofia, the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water (RIEW) said in a statement on its website.