KATHMANDU, Oct 3: About 70,000 goats are being prepared for sale in urban areas targeting the festival, according to the Department of Livestock Services. Preparations are being made to bring in goats from pocket areas to urban areas so that there is no shortage of meat during the Dashain and Tihar festivals.
SINDHULI, Sept 29: The price of goats has dramatically gone up as Dashain festival nears. Consumers say that the price of live goats has been unnecessarily raised by traders because of Dashain festival.
BIRATNAGAR, Sept 10: Most of the farmers in Belbari of Morang are involved in goat farming through local cooperative organization. Each of the goat farmers have 2 to 13 goats ready to be sold for Dashain. The farmers have readied over 81,000 goats for sale.
RASUWA, Sept 24: Nepal has imported only 55 sheep and mountain goats from the northern Rasuwagadhi border point this year. The import has dropped in comparison to the previous year as the price of livestock has gone up and the sheep and mountain goats are consumed in Tibet itself.
KATHMANDU, August 9: A parliamentary investigation has revealed that Nepali women are “being sold like goats” in Gulf countries after being taken to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kuwait through illegal channels.
BAITADI, Oct 10: Over 800 goats and buffaloes were sacrificed in Ningalashaini Bhagawati Temple at Dehimandau and Melauli Bhagawati Temple at Melauli in Baitadi district on the occasion of Maha-Astami, the eight day of the 10-day long Bada Dashain festival.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepal Food Corporation (NFC), Nepal Livestock Traders Association and other retail entrepreneurs have started bringing goats, he-goats and mountain goats into the market on the occasion Dashain festival.