The Ministry of Municipality and Environment, represented by the Livestock Department, in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Widam Food Company, received (9801) local sheep out of (33,000) registered heads. The sheep received under the Joint National Initiative to Promote Local Production of Sheep were bred in Qatari farms and ranches, of (Syrian Awassi, Arabi, Harri and Najdi) breeds.
A Joint Technical Committee supervised the receipt of local sheep to ensure the healthy and fit condition of sheep and good quality of meat. These local sheep will be sold in Widam Food Company Abattoirs, two sheep for each citizen.
This Initiative is part of the government support provided for livestock breeders in the state through the 2021 initiative to buy local sheep from livestock breeders.
Source: Municipality and Environment