AMIDST THRIVING HIDE BUSINESS

KIPROP STEPHEN: Donkeys skin trade not sustainable in Kenya

Government should outlaw their commercial slaughter

In Summary

•Four Kenyan-based donkey abattoirs slaughtered 301,977 donkeys in three years (2016-2018), with three-quarters of those slaughtered being female.

•Ten per cent of the slaughtered donkeys were pregnant, jeopardizing the donkeys’ existence.

Despite the lifted ban on donkey slaughter, the donkeys skin trade in Kenya has proven unsustainable, amidst the thriving hides business.

According to Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research ...

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