Ncspca Petition Against Trade Of Livestock To Middle East Growing

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NCSPCA spokesperson Meg Wilson said this yesterday as she and colleagues inspected the Kuwaiti vessel Al Shuwaikh, waiting in East London’s docks to ship sheep to Kuwait.

“There are now over 62 000 signatures on the petition. The petition has been circulating since September 15.

“We are busy inspecting conditions on the ship now and we are doing a report for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries based on our inspection of the ship,” said Wilson.

Al Mawashi, a Kuwaiti importer, registered a company in South Africa and is using a local exporter, the Page Farming Trust, to facilitate the acquisition of some 60 000 sheep loaded on the vessel, the NCSPCA said....

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