Animal rights campaigners are gathering in Ramsgate in preparation for the first shipment of sheep since a ban on live animal exports was overturned.
The companies behind the exports won a High Court challenge earlier this week, saying Thanet District Council had no right to outlaw the practice.
First trucks to arrive with sheep and lambs expected around now.
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