The Ministry of Agriculture Ensures that the Supply of Sacrificial Animals for Eid Al-Adha 1442 H is Safe


Suara.com – The Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health of the Ministry of Agriculture ensures that the supply of sacrificial animals as the peak of the celebration of Eid al-Adha 1442 Hijriah is sufficient and safe. According to the data, there are 1,767,522 heads, consisting of cows, buffaloes, goats, and sheep.

The Minister of Agriculture (Mentan), Syahrul Yasin Limpo himself, previously went directly to ensure the readiness and availability of Slaughterhouses and centers for the sale of sacrificial animals, namely the depot of 1000 sacrificial cows on Jalan Soleh Iskandar, Tanah Cereal, Bogor City, West Java, Thursday (15/15). 7/2021).

The Minister of Agriculture, accompanied by the Mayor of Bogor, Bima Arya, monitored the movement of buying and selling animals and ensuring their health and availability to meet the needs of the Eid al-Adha 1442 Hijriah.

“I and Mr. Wali (Bima Arya) are checking preparations for Eid al-Kurban. God willing, everything can go well, because until today the prices in the field are under control. More or less what is available is still in sufficient condition,” he said.

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In addition to Bogor City, Sunday (18/7/2021), the Minister of Agriculture also visited the Manggala RPH in Makassar City, South Sulawesi. There, he ensured that all preparations and preparations for the implementation of the sacrifice remained in a safe and controlled condition and in an orderly manner in compliance with the health protocol rules.

“Essentially, our sacrificial animals are sufficient and available. Then the price is also stable, where there is a slight increase of around 500 thousand per head. But on this holiday it must go up, otherwise purchasing power will decrease,” said the Minister of Agriculture.

Although the number of sacrificial animals slaughtered this year, according to the Director General of Animal Health, Nasrullah is predicted to decrease by around 10 percent, he asked the public not to worry.

“There is a possibility, this year there will be a 10 percent decrease from the previous year. Our data in 2020, there are 1,683,354 sacrificial animals. The public does not need to worry, because we, together with business actors and local governments, have coordinated to ensure the availability of sacrificial animals in Indonesia. market,” he said.

Nasrullah reminded that the Ministry of Agriculture has issued a circular letter No. 8017 of 2021 regarding the procedure for slaughtering sacrificial animals in 2021. According to him, in the circular, the slaughter of sacrificial animals can be done at the RPH or outside the RPH.

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“Please carry out the slaughter of sacrificial animals at the RPH and outside the RPH as long as you adhere to the health protocols and in accordance with the circulars we issue,” he concluded.


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