Amman merchants complain about the low demand for sacrificial animals

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AMMAN — Merchants in Amman complained on Friday about the low demand from citizens to purchase the sacrifice; Due to high prices, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

The Al-Mamlaka TV correspondent spoke about "the high prices of sacrifices from the country of origin, and their prices increased compared to last year, with a value ranging between 50 and 60 dinars for imported sheep."

As for local sheep, their prices went up by almost 100 dinars compared to last year, linked to feeding prices.

And he talked about the "continuous" work of health officials and staff in the municipality of Amman to follow and monitor the barns.

Minister of Agriculture Khaled Al-Hanaifat announced that the local market need of sacrificial animals amounts to 650,000 heads but indicated that what is currently available in the market is more than 800,000 heads.

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