Donkey skins are exported to China to make a traditional medicine known as ejiao, which is believed to improve blood circulation, slow ageing, and boost libido and fertility.
“PETA is calling for Kenya to join many other African nations in banning the slaughter of donkeys. There is simply no need for this cruelty, (the medicine) is not even something that has been shown to be effective,” said spokeswoman Ashley Fruno.
“There are virtually no laws against the abuse of animals on farms or in slaughterhouses in Kenya, so none of the violence captured in the footage is punishable from a legal standpoint,” PETA said in a statement.
An investigation by the body in 2017 found the donkey skin trade was inhumane and “completely unsustainable”, he said.
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Mayers said the unprecedented movement of donkeys for slaughter was also being linked to disease spread, with Nigeria and Senegal having registered their first-ever outbreaks of equine flu this year.
If this continues, donkeys in the region could be wiped out in four years, said Mayers, adding donkeys were not like cows or goats that can be intensively bred.
Another Equine charity, Brooke, said it had noted 60 incidents of donkeys being stolen from Kenyan homes per week, at huge economic loss to their owners.Read more: The Punch Newspapers
Too much weed is bad Punch twitter account handler must be on codeine diet. Certainly no doubt What is wrong with punch newspaper today😂! Is donkey the new goat? So because the coach once said that goat meat pepper soup will slow down the player's performance, we are now offering donkey meat? Or how does this image relate to the headline?
No no...too bad. I think punch is owing this person managing this handle me he/she decided to rubbish them. 😂 What is wrong with you you are telling us about Mikel and showing Kenya donkey Codeine diet Punch, how far? Are you guys alright ? Different tweet , different headline. Is it about mikel or the donkeys
Kidnappers Demand $1.5million For Doctors Taken In KenyaKidnappers Demand $1.5million For Doctors Taken In Kenya . Taken Doctors?. Too serious. Rev Chris okotie should see pastor Olukoya of mfm if he wants to get married and have children!!! Where are this doctors from. My advice is that both the doctors and kidnappers should be investigate prepare because 1.5 million dollars is a lot of money.
Lol the capture and the real news...guys bring this down
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Nigeria can generate $2bn annually from donkeys - Investors - Vanguard NewsThe Donkey Skin Processors Marketers and Export Association, has refuted claims by a United Kingdom-based group, Donkey Sanctuary, that the Nigerian donkey vanguardngr We never finish with cow wahala. Don't open donkey chapter, please!