6,600 NZ dairy cows en route to China aboard world’s largest livestock carrier

6,600 NZ dairy cows en route to China aboard world’s largest livestock carrier

Livestock Express Cattle Transport Sahiwal Express (© Flcikr Creative Commons Ken Hodge)

Around 6,600 dairy cows from New Zealand are currently en route to China aboard the world’s largest livestock carrier, the Ocean Drover.

The 176m long vessel collected the first half of its cargo at Timaru port in New Zealand’s southern island, before travelling north to Napier port to collect the remaining cows.

It was scheduled to depart New Zealand shores on Friday, July 31. The shipment is currently traveling across the Pacific Ocean; it is approximately half way through its journey to China………

 

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