An aerial view of Sajaa livestock market in Sharjah.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Sharjah Asset Management- Investment Arm of the Government of Sharjah, announced the start of operations for the transfer of merchants and tenants from the livestock market in Jubail to the new Sharjah Livestock Market in Sajaa area.
The move came as implementation of the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
The Sharjah Livestock Market is situated in a vital strategic location, between Sharjah-Al Dhaid Road and Emirates Road, on an area of about 170,000 square meters.
With traditional architectural style, the new market includes 141 sheep shops equipped with their barns, 26 cattle shops, 12 camel shops, 74 poultry shops, a slaughterhouse for livestock and another for poultry.
The new automatic slaughterhouse has a capacity of about 240 livestock per hour. There are also 44 shops for selling fodder and 34 multi-use shops, along with 32 plantation shops, a yard for livestock auctions and a mosque that can accommodate 386 worshipers. The market is further equipped with many service facilities and green spaces.
It has an administrative building, a laboratory equipped with modern laboratory devices and equipment, and veterinary clinics that contain surgery rooms, x-ray rooms, examination rooms, and care incubators.
The shops were designed and built according to international standards in terms of space, shape and facilities, with a focus on the conditions of hygiene and public health.
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