Environment authorities issue new regulations to control importing of livestock

Riyadh, The Environment authorities at the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have issued ten new regulations to control the importation of livestock including goats, sheep, cows and camels.

In a statement, the Ministry explained the reason behind the measure is to reduce depleting fodder after it was imported and to lessen the repercussions of curbing green fodder plantation on herding livestock, citing that the regulations have gone into effect on incoming supplies, as of March 7, 2019.

The measure stated specific weight of 35 kilos for a single Awasi or Sawakni type of sheep, 25 kilos for sheep Barbari type, 20 kilos for a single goat, 280 for single cow and 200 kilos for a single camel.

Interested customers are advised to visit the Ministry's website for further information.

Source: Saudi Press Agency