Photos: How donkey hides are shipped to China from Delta

September 26, 2017

In Delta State, donkey hides are shipped to China, where they are boiled down and used as the gelatin or ass-hide glue.

According to Wikipedia gelatin or Ejiao is obtained from the skin of the donkey by soaking and stewing. It is used as an ingredient in traditional Chinese medicine and is sold in a market thought to worth hundreds of millions of dollars every year

A man lead donkeys popularly called “fine boy” to the abattoir in Ughelli, Delta State in southern Nigeria, on August 24, 2017.

A woman cuts boiled donkey meat to sell to vendors at an abattoir in Ughelli, Delta State in southern Nigeria, on August 24, 2017.

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A woman smokes boiled donkey meat to sell to vendors at an abattoir in Ughelli, Delta State in southern Nigeria, on August 24, 2017.

Butchers slaughter donkey popularly called “fine boy” to sell meat to vendors at an abattoir in Ughelli, Delta State in southern Nigeria, on August 24, 2017.

A woman backing a mother breastfeeding her child, tries to cut boiled donkey meat to sell to vendors at an abattoir in Ughelli, Delta State in southern Nigeria, on August 24, 2017.

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