Municipal slaughterhouses ready for Eid rush

Oman Thursday 28/April/2022 09:39 AM
By: Times News Service
Municipal slaughterhouses ready for Eid rush
Muscat Municipality

Muscat: Muscat Municipality made early preparations to welcome Eid al-Fitr 1443 by increasing the number of butchers and maintaining the equipment and devices used in the slaughterhouse. The municipality has also worked with the company operating the slaughterhouses to implement an online system to offer a pre-reservation requests of private sacrifices for individuals. The system will be effective on Friday, 27 Ramadan until the second day of Eid, while carcasses can be taken from the slaughterhouse refrigerators the next morning.

As for meat shops and companies, they can have their livestock slaughtered in the evening only after making a pre-reservation, and without the presence of individuals.

At the same time, local sheep and goats (Omani), cows and camels for individuals can be received in the slaughterhouse starting from Saturday 28 Ramadan to the second day of Eid al-Fitr, in the evening period from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm, and to receive the carcass on the same day.

Muscat Municipality urges all institutions, charities, companies and meat shops wishing to slaughter livestock in the slaughterhouses of Muscat Municipality to contact the company operating the slaughterhouses in advance.

Muscat Municipality slaughterhouses working hours are as follows:

From Saturday 28 Ramadan 1443 to the third day of Eid- Delivery of pre-reserved carcasses will be from 7 am to 11 am

Operation in Seeb and Al-Amirat slaughterhouses will resume on the fourth day of Eid in the morning period, as per the following times:

1- For companies: From 6 to 8 am

2- For individuals : From 8 am to 12:45pm.