About twenty tons of reindeer antlers were sent to Hong Kong
13:43 20 июня 2014
Again the large consignment of reindeer antlers from Yamal was sent for export.
About 20 tons of antlers were sent from Tyumen Oblast to Hong Kong. By the information given on the portal tumix.ru, all veterinary documents for the consignment are in good order, and specialists of the Board of the Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Monitoring Service (Rosselkhoznadzor) gave the permission for its transportation abroad.
Unossified (velvet) antlers being cut off from animals during the special period of time are used for making medical preparations. Antlers, which reindeer themselves shed, are used for making biologically active additives.