Livestock exports halted

Ipswich is at the centre of a campaign against live animal exports after a ship which was due to leave Ramsgate in Kent docked in Suffolk instead.

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Ipswich ports stops export of livestock

One shipment of live sheep was shipped through Ipswich docks on Friday 20 September Credit: ITV Anglia

Live animal exports have been suspended from the port of Ipswich. The owner of the Suffolk port made the decision after lorries full of livestock arrived at Ipswich for the first time in five years on Friday 20 September.

The trade had earlier been banned in Kent following the death of more than 40 sheep

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