The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City announced the readiness of its slaughterhouses to welcome the public during  Eid Al-Fitr, confirming the completion of the veterinary medical staff and the provision of a sufficient number of butchers and workers, cleaners, and all the requirements that qualify slaughterhouses to provide the most well-made services, according to the best practices that achieve the customer's satisfaction, in a healthy environment, and super veterinary control to delight the beneficiaries of slaughterhouse services.

Within the same context, the municipality indicated that the slaughterhouses of Abu Dhabi had completed, since the beginning of Ramadan, the processing of thousands of sacrifices with a number exceeding 41176 of different livestock (sheep, cows, goats, camels), with full commitment in the slaughterhouses of Abu Dhabi to the procedures for checking animals by veterinarians before and after the slaughter, to ensure it is free from any disease, and providing meat suitable for human consumption according to the highest health standards.

About the working hours of Abu Dhabi slaughterhouses during Eid Al Fitr, Dr. Saeed Qarawash Al Rumaithi, Director of the Public Health Department in the municipality, emphasized that the public slaughterhouses will receive customers during the Eid Al Fitr days from 7 am until 6 pm during the week, and the billing window will be closed at 5:30 in the evening to complete maintenance and cleaning operations for slaughterhouses under the supervision of veterinarians.

While the working hours of the Abu Dhabi Automated slaughterhouse from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., will start on Monday 25-05-2020 (the second or third day of Eid).
Regarding the special procedures to deal with the current situation in the slaughterhouses in light of the ongoing Corona pandemic, Al Rumaithi explained that the Abu Dhabi City Municipality is keen to ensure the health of the slaughterhouse visitors, whether from the public or employees. Therefore the cadres working in the slaughterhouses, from veterinarians, butchers and cleaners, were divided into groups; each group is on different days to prevent mixing. To ensure that the workflow is optimized, in addition to implementing a policy of physical distance and keeping a safe distance between people, wearing masks and gloves during working hours, as well as a daily check of workers body temperatures and ensuring the general health status, and the continuity of sterilization work for all slaughterhouse facilities and public places.

The Director of the Public Health Department affirmed regarding the services provided to the elderly and people of disabilities in the Abu Dhabi slaughterhouses that the municipality gives priority to providing services to them, and their requests for slaughter and cutting are received according to their request while they are waiting in their private cars, and we deliver their sacrifices to them without any effort.
Free delivery service is also available on-demand through electronic applications (Zabehaty, Zabayeh Aljazeera) to the all customers.

Concerning the prices of sacrifices processing fees during Eid Al Fitr, he noted that the prices of sacrifices preparation during Eid Al Fitr are the same on other days, knowing that the prices have not changed in four decades: 15 AED for sheep and goats, 40 AED for calves and lambs, 60 AED for cows and camels.

On how slaughterhouses deal with the application of the distance mechanism between the customers in their slaughterhouses, Al-Rumaithi explained that the slaughterhouses provide to the public a service to receive live sheep from their private cars and prepare them according to their request, and to deliver the meat to their cars without the need to wait for them in the waiting halls to prevent mixing and crowding.

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