At least 840 sheep die aboard Australian vessel en route to Israel

17.02.2014                      17.Adar I.5774

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At least 840 sheep die aboard Australian vessel en route to Israel

A shortage of feed prompted by an extended voyage was the the main trigger for mortality, shipping company says.

At least 840 sheep have died on a ship carrying them from Australia to Israel, as serious mechanical failures caused travel delays near the Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean….