Abattoirs gear up for sacrifice
The abattoir prepares plans every year to accommodate the requests received during Eid Al Adha.
Sharjah/Ajman - An intensified plan has been prepared to achieve comprehensive control of the markets during the Eid, in order to ensure markets are free of harmful substances.
Published: Mon 28 Aug 2017, 7:57 PM
Last updated: Mon 28 Aug 2017, 10:00 PM
Municipalities of Al Dhaid, Al Hamriyah and Ajman have all taken necessary measures to ensure safety and hygiene at the abattoirs during Eid Al Adha.
Ali Musabeh Al Taniji, director of Al Dhaid Municipality, said the municipality abattoir has completed preparations to function at full capacity during the Eid Al Adha holidays.
"The abattoir located at the market's complex will open its doors immediately after the Eid prayer until 12 noon. It will provide its services from 6am to 11am during the second and third days of Eid. The veterinary team will number the sacrifices received so that owners can follow the stages of slaughter and cutting process."
He added that the livestock market of Al Dhaid is witnessing an active movement during the current period with Eid Al Adha ahead. "The prices of animals are affordable to all. The prices of Najdi and Naimi sheep range from Dh1,100 to Dh1,300 and the local sheep from Dh900 to Dh1,100. The prices of cows start from Dh4,000 to Dh7,000 based on the weight.
He pointed out that an intensified plan has been prepared to achieve comprehensive control of the markets during the Eid, in order to ensure markets are free of harmful substances.
The inspectors from the public health, safety, and inspection departments are conducting surprise visits to restaurants, public kitchens, and shops to ensure they comply with the requirements, laws, and regulations followed to ensure public health.
Abdurrahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, director-general of the Ajman Municipality, said the abattoir prepares plans every year to accommodate the requests received during Eid Al Adha.
"The employees will be working hours before Eid to ensure that all the mechanisms are ready. They will supervise the maintenance of equipment and tools to speed up slaughter operations and save time and effort," he said.
"This year, the abattoir is expecting to slaughter 4,100 animals of various kinds including 4,000 goats and sheep, 80 cows and 20 camels."
Mubarak Al Shamsi, director of Al Hamriyah Municipality, confirmed that the municipality has completed preparation in its new abattoir to meet the demand of services during Eid Al Adha.
"The services are ready with the highest standards of health and safety. The slaughtering and cutting operations will be supervised by a trained medical, administrative, and inspection teams," Al Shamsi said.