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Armenian farmers block roads due to slaughter restrictions

  • 22 Jan 11:01

More than 40 cattle breeders from Armenia are organizing a new protest rally near the capital’s government building, demanding the repeal of the restrictions on livestock slaughtering. It is reported by RIA Novosti. We are talking about the requirement introduced last Wednesday to sell meat only from cattle slaughtered in specially equipped slaughterhouses. This requires that farmers have to bring animals to the slaughterhouse on their own and pay at least three thousand drams (6.3 dollars) for professional slaughter. According to farmers, now they do not have such an opportunity. One of the protesters said that such demands would kill the industry. He. Read more...