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Activists urge Kenya to halt ‘horrific’ donkey skin sales to China

16.5.2019

Activists urge Kenya to halt ‘horrific’ donkey skin sales to China

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.

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