Little Lamb Lot

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This is a temporary lot set up to sell lambs for a religious holiday celebration, somewhat along the lines of fireworks lots for the 4th of July or Christmas tree lots in December. Ramadan is when all Muslims fast during the daylight hours for a month. When Ramadan ends, there is a celebration which last for several days, when families get together. Lambs are sold to customers for slaughter. The meat is then shared with family, friends, and those less fortunate. Lamb is a very popular meat for celebrations in Saudi Arabia.


About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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3 Responses to Little Lamb Lot

  1. Chiara says:

    Maryam had a little lamb lot? Sorry couldn’t resist! No offense is intended! LOL 🙂

  2. Ollie says:

    Salam from Jakarta Daily Photo, Susie…

  3. Dina says:

    Interesting how you thought to compare it to Christmas tree lots and fireworks tents!
    Every Id a few Muslim men from Little Rock would come to Heifer Ranch to select a lamb. I was a volunteer in Livestock there, so I’d have to catch the male lamb and watch while they slaughtered it.

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