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No Change in the Price of Bulgarian Lamb for May 6

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.

Lamb demand set to plummet

Due to the extraordinary conditions that will apply this year for the celebration of both Roman Catholic Easter on Sunday, April 12, and Orthodox Easter on April 19, market demand for lambs and goats is expected to decrease significantly.

Turkey's animal production up 4.7 percent in 2019

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.

Where is the Мost Еxpensive Мeat in the European Union?

In the European Union, meat is the most expensive to sell in Austria, according to Eurostat price data published in the Member States in 2018.

At a price index of 100 for the European Union, Austria ranks first with an index of 146. Second place is Luxembourg (142), France (131) and Belgium (126).

Farmer jailed for keeping sheep and dogs in 'desperate' conditions

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.

Over 50 Sheep die after bear attack in Bulgaria

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.

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