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Slaughter bans have slashed meat production

A partial ban on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in apparent support of Hindu nationalists  has reduced production of some meats at abattoirs by one-third and raised doubts about long-term export targets. Chief Minister Ajay Singh Bisht ordered the closure of illegal abattoirs and halted slaughtering […]