A kilogram of donkey meat reportedly goes for as high as Rs 600 with a full-grown animal costing about Rs 15-20,000.Donkey meat has become the most sought after delicacy in Andhra Pradesh. Why? Because people believe that it will heal back pain and asthma as well as work as an aphrodisiac. Authorities in Andhra Pradesh are fighting to curb the rise of donkey slaughter in the state. According to reports, donkey meat is being widely sold and consumed in Prakasam, Krishna, West Godavari and Guntur districts of the state. As a result, the donkey population in the state is dipping at an alarming rate. The slaughter of donkeys is prohibited under Slaughter House Rules, 2001.