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Shepherds lead flock of sheep through Berlin in protest march

Shepherds lead flock of sheep through Berlin in protest march

There were woolly scenes in Berlin on Sunday as shepherds marched a 200-strong flock of sheep through the city centre to call attention to the importance of sheep farming.

Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris

Bleating the traffic: sheep dodge cars in tour around Paris

A flock of sheep that has taken a 140-kilometre tour around Paris, nibbling on grass at historic monuments and housing blocks along the way, ended their 12-day journey on the banks of the river Seine on Wednesday.

Qatar Charity launches Eid al-Adha campaign

Qatar Charity launches Eid al-Adha campaign

The campaign aims to provide 39,854 sacrificial (‘Qurbani’) cattle, which include cows and sheep, within Qatar and 28 other countries throughout Asia, Africa and Europe.

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

In a social media post that has gone viral, farmer Graeme Bowden shared pictures of the sheep he dubbed "shriek 2".

Australia restricts live sheep exports after shocking treatment

Australia restricts live sheep exports after shocking treatment

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud labelled the footage "disgraceful" but resisted calls to outlaw live exports entirely after a government review.

Elite auction marks Halal Qatar Festival opening

Elite auction marks Halal Qatar Festival opening

The inauguration of the nine-day festival, expected to attract a large number of people due to its wide range of unique offerings this year, was led by Katara general manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti.

Halal Qatar Festival to feature many activities, competitions

Halal Qatar Festival to feature many activities, competitions

The festival will also feature educational and entertainment activities, stage shows and competitions to be held in the morning as well as evening.

Plots of land provided for returning livestock

Plots of land provided for returning livestock

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has allocated temporary plots of land for more than 7,000 camels and 5,000 goats and sheep brought back from Saudi Arabia.

Scientists develop face test for sad sheep

Scientists develop face test for sad sheep

They may look placid while grazing in fields but sheep's faces can tell us a lot, according to scientists in Britain who have developed a new system to work out if sheep are in pain or just feeling sad.

Big demand for mutton during Ramadan

Big demand for mutton during Ramadan

Mutton is in big demand in Qatar's butcheries and retail counters at hypermarkets and supermarkets. Retailers said their daily sale of mutton is at least 150-200% more than what it is during the usual period.

Man jailed for attempting to steal sheep

Man jailed for attempting to steal sheep

A Doha Criminal Court has handed down a one-year jail term to an expatriate man for attempting to steal a sheep, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported on Friday.