If we are saying that this abattoir
has been opened to help butchers, it didn't, because the place is not what was expected," said council technical committee chairman Ali Al Muqla.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) also believes that the reopening of the abattoir
will boost local farming and the rural economy.
If small abattoirs
go bust, local meat producers would have to send their animals further afield to be slaughtered, pushing up prices.
Strict Government health regulations state that no animal can leave an abattoir
Q Do you agree that there is no point at all in killing the national dairy herd without also ensuring that abattoirs
and butchers' shops are completely free of the virus?
will open on the first day of Eid Al Adha right after prayer time until 4pm.
He said that would "give the council teeth" to "make things as difficult as possible" for the abattoir
to be "profitable".
Dubai --The Dubai Abattoirs
have called on the public to use authorised slaughterhouses affiliated to the Dubai Municipality (DM) ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.
The feasibility study, compiled by farmers and members of the AGAP grazing group, concluded an abattoir
handling 30 livestock units-a-week could break even, or make a small profit, but startup costs would be daunting.
The minister said, When completed, the abattoir
will have the capacity of slaughtering 500 cattle and 1,500 sheep and goats daily.
TRAGEDY Worker was killed at Sandyford Abattoir
I can foresee these cost-cutting measures forcing parts of the abattoir
sector under ground.