In most undeveloped
areas, donkeys have been used as means of transport to ferry goods, to guard sheep
or cows and they are believed to survive below extreme levels. They are
actually considered as aide in human toil, therefore, reflected as working
They might be
too considered as stubborn; nonetheless, studies show that they are quite
intelligent, vigilant, welcoming, bouncy and willing to learn.
have been a lot of sagas surrounding donkey and its meat. Cases of Donkey slaughtered
secretly ‘illegally’ and put in marketplaces
for human consumption in different parts of the country has been on the rise. In
this case, police and Ministries issuing firm notice against the felons who
expose unsuspecting locals to Donkey meat.
It has provoked
a lot of reactions and people have taken to the street to oppose the slaughtering
and sale of Donkey meat, claiming, it’s not even amongst the itemized kind of
animals in the Bible to be eaten.
It has arisen
as a shock that really, it is lawful to butcher and consume Donkey meat in Kenya.
Animal Rights Association of Kenya gave the go
ahead to publish it as legal meat right for human consumption to allow it be traded
easily like other meets..
After all, if countries
like Italy, a few donkeys are raised for milk and meat and in Europe too Donkey
meat is among the ingredient in any dish, why not us?