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PRICE OF HIMALAYAN GOATS SOARS UP

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Myagdi, Sept 28: People have been worried over the soaring up price of sheep and Himalayan goats brought here for sales in view of the big festival Dashain.

 

The price of the Himalayan goats brought from Mugu, Dolpa and Tibet via upper Mustang rose sharply that many said they could not afford easily.

 

The goats sold at Rs 8,000 last year now costs from 11,000 to 25,000 this year, said Padam Bahadur Pun, a person dealing in the Himalayan goats.

 

Similarly, another salesman Parbir Pun said compared to last year price, one needs more than Rs 3,000 this year.

 

As many as 14,000 sheep and goats were exported from Jomsom of Mustang till Friday.

 

Veterinarian Badri Prasad Poudel from Livestock Office, Mustang, said one needed Rs 3,000 to 4,000 more per goat this time.

 

A buyer Ramesh Khadka arrived at Beni said it was very costly this year.

 

It estimated that some 20,000 Himalayan goats will be imported from Mustang in the district this year.

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