Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli made a statement about the sacrificial slaughter and the precautions to be taken in the places to be sold before the upcoming Kurban Festival.
Underlining that the tradition of the Sacrifice Festival, shaking hands and underlining that the animal sales process will not be on this Feast, Minister Pakdemirli said, “The handshake images that have become a tradition during the negotiation will not be on this holiday. It is very important to follow the social distance rule. Therefore, there will be no handshake on this holiday. ”
Minister Pakdemirli, who says that appropriate entrance-exit gates will be created in the victim sales and slaughterhouses, will be limited around the victim's sales place and the distance between the tents will be at least 2 meters. Unmasked entries will also not be allowed. He also said that hand disinfection and fever measurement procedures of our citizens will be carried out meticulously at the entrances.
Emphasizing the importance of having ear tags for animals brought to animal stores, Minister Pakdemirli said, “Animals without ear tags, veterinary health reports / animal passports / transport documents will not be admitted to animal sales places. Our citizens will be able to question the information of the animals through the "HAYSAG" mobile application. "
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli also gave information about the number of animals. Minister Pakdemirli: “1,2 million cattle and 3,5 million sheep and goats are ready for slaughter. Last year, approximately 800 thousand cattle were slaughtered and 2,7 million sheep and goats were slaughtered. In other words, approximately 50% more of the sector is ready each year. In this regard, our citizens do not have any concerns about fulfilling their religious duties. ”