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22,77,973  surplus sacrificial animals than demand  in country

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Published: 18:54, 16 May 2024   Update: 19:19, 16 May 2024
22,77,973  surplus sacrificial animals than demand  in country

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Md Abdur Rahman has said there will be no crisis of sacrificial animals for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. The country has a stock of  22,77,973 surplus sacrificial animals in the country than the demand.

The minister said after an inter-ministerial meeting at the Secretariat on Thursday (May 16).

The potential demand for sacrificial animals this year is 1,29,80,367, which is 4,44,034 more from the previous year. The country has a stock of 22,77,973 surplus sacrificial animals than the demand this year, he said.

“Like the recent years, it will be possible to meet the demand for sacrificial animals with domestically produced cattle. There is no need to import animals from abroad,” said Md Abdur Rahman.

 


 

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