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Australia’s ban on live sheep trade could be extended due to heat stress risk

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RSPCA urges the government not to end the three-month ban on exports to the Middle East in September
The ban on exporting live sheep from Australia to the Middle East could be extended to the end of September due to the risk of heat stress under a proposal from federal regulators.If approved it would extend the three-month ban on live sheep export to the region, which began in June in response to public backlash to whistleblower footage of a voyage on which more than 2,000 sheep died. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jul/14/australias-ban-on-live-sheep-trade-could-be-extended-due-to-heat-stress-risk

Author : Calla Wahlquist

Publish date : 2019-07-14 04:13:13

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