Rinderpest detected in herd of goats and sheep in Thessaly

A case of ovine rinderpest has been detected in a herd of goats and sheep in Kalabaka, in Thessaly, the Ministry of Rural Development and Food has announced.

National and local disease control officials have been sent to the farm to destroy and bury the contaminated animals, to set up a protection zone around the farm and to conduct epidemiological research.

Greeks Flock to Bulgarian Markets as Lamb Prices Soar Ahead of Easter

As Easter approaches, Greeks are facing the highest lamb prices in recent years, prompting many to seek alternatives across the border in Bulgaria. Local farmers in Greece report that lamb meat prices are expected to soar to 15 euros per kilogram, driving consumers to explore other options for their holiday feasts.

Bulgarian Sheep Breeders: Lamb for Easter will be between BGN 25 and BGN 29 per kilogram

Lamb for the Easter holidays will cost between BGN 25 and BGN 29 per kilogram. The exact price will depend on the cut. Simeon Karakolev, co-chairman of the National Sheep and Goat Breeding Association, stated this on the Bulgarian National Television.

He assured that the price of lamb this year will remain almost unchanged and if there is an increase, it will be minimal.