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22 November 2010
View news from Uruguay OIE Americas Conference Concludes
URUGUAY - High-ranking officials from all OIE Member Countries in the Americas, including the Caribbean, and from national, regional and world organisations, including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), attended the 20th Conference...
17 August 2010
View news from Uruguay Uruguay Focus On Export Markets And Quality Meat
URUGUAY - The National Meat Institute (INAC) has approved the first protocol of good animal husbandry practices, seeking to recover the Uruguayan exports lost from not having such requirements in place, as well as improving meat quality....
05 July 2010
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Cattle Industry Faces Supply Concerns
URUGUAY - The Uruguayan meatpacking industry has become increasingly anxious about the high female cattle slaughter levels recorded during the past two years, with concerns as to how it will impact beef production moving forward. ...
09 April 2010
View news from Uruguay Uruguay Beef Exports Recover in 2009-10
URUGUAY - Uruguayan beef exports during the financial year to March were up by 27 per cent to 203,465 tonnes year-on-year, as trade recovers after 2008’s financial crisis....
11 August 2009
View news from Uruguay Drought of 2008 Hampers Uruguayan Beef Output
URUGUAY - Uruguayan beef exports have increased by more than 60 per cent since 2002 helped by expanding output, access to the US market and growing shipments to the EU....
20 January 2009
View news from Uruguay Beef Boom in Uruguay
URUGUAY - Uruguay has enjoyed a recent beef boom due to the ongoing beef dispute in Argentina alongside problems with Brazil's European ban....
05 November 2008
View news from Uruguay Uruguay Resumes Sales of Live Cattle to Egypt
URUGUAY - Uruguay has resumed live animal sales to Egypt with a first shipment of 12.000 cattle and 40.000 sheep in late October. ...
08 October 2008
View news from Uruguay Foot and Mouth Scare in Uruguay
URUGUAY - Government officials in Uruguay, are investigation cattle in the north of the country, bearing the symptoms of foot-and- mouth-disease (FMD)....
25 September 2008
View news from Uruguay Cattle Prices Slide in Uruguay After August Peak
URUGUAY - Live cattle prices in Uruguay have begun to drop significantly following the meat industry’s decision to soften activity and a drop in demand from Russia and to a certain extent the European Union. ...
30 May 2008
View news from Uruguay Record Slaughter Numbers from Uruguay
URUGUAY - Last week saw Uruguay reach its highest weekly slaughter on record, at 67,231 head, surpassing the previous record set in the week ending 20 May 2006. The record slaughter was fuelled by a large number of cows, which made up 49.3% of the total. ...
30 January 2008
View news from Uruguay Cattle Production Warms up with the Weather
URUGUAY - Uruguay's beef exports will rebound this year as warmer weather improves pastures for cattle grazing, said the country's vice minister of cattle, agriculture and fisheries. ...
15 October 2007
View news from Uruguay Uruguay: Mega Integrated Beef Cattle Project Announced
URUGAY - Uruguayan representatives of Britain’s Breeders & Packers announced this week in Montevideo plans for an abattoir with an annual capacity of 320.000 head of cattle bred in feed lots involving investments of over 100 million US dollars....
25 September 2007
View news from Uruguay Uruguay’s Per Capita Annual Beef Consumption: 54 Kilos
URUGAY - Uruguay’s per capita consumption of beef jumped from 40 to 54 kilos in five years making the domestic market the second destination of the country’s most important single export according to a release from the local Meat Institute, INAC...
27 November 2006
View news from Uruguay More sheep and fewer cattle
URUGUAY - Heading for a record year of beef exports, over a billion US dollars, Uruguay’s cattle herd is experiencing the impact of the efforts and it’s doubtful it can sustain in the coming years such a level of production. ...
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