Opening hours of Abattoir for November and December, 2023

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 01-12-2023.

ORANJESTAD - The Veterinary Service wants to remind all livestock owners, that the busy season of November and December is approaching and announces some changes to provide optimal service.

Owners of goats, sheep, or pigs for consumption may only slaughter them at the abattoir. The slaughter of animals at home for consumption is illegal and poses health risks. Abattoir will provide its animal slaughtering service during November and December 2023 from Monday to Thursday in the morning, starting on Monday, November 13, until Monday, December 18, 2023, and exclusively by appointment.

Building Veterinary Services/ Slaughterhouse.SlaughterhouseThose who wish to slaughter one or more animals for consumption must make an appointment with the abattoir. This measure is to coordinate the slaughtering in a more organized manner, complying with hygiene regulations and preventing the transmission of Influenza and COVID.

To make an appointment, please call the Veterinary Service at 5224310 or 5224320 or visit the Veterinary Service at Barcadera #1.

The abattoir asks everyone to adhere to their appointments. If you do not arrive in time for your appointment, you must make a new appointment. The last day for animal slaughtering is Monday, December 18, 2023, with limited capacity. Do not wait until the last moment but make your appointment on time. The abattoir does not slaughter animals without an appointment. 

For more information, visit our Facebook page "Directie Volksgezondheid DVG Aruba," follow us on Instagram at "directie_volksgezondheid_aruba," visit our website at, call us at 5224200, or email us at

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