Uruguayan Meat

About Uruguay

and characterized by grazing cattle and sheep set to open during the year, even indoors and in total harmony with the environment. The allocations of cattle and sheep are in line with the aspects that ensure animal welfare, in a friendly atmosphere, protecting the biodiversity of fauna and flora, aspects related to the status of sustainable production system.

Each animal has available an area of 15,000 m2 pasture.

The animals are fed only vegetable protein in the absence of products or products of animal origin.

It is forbidden by law the use of all kinds of hormones in cattle feed.

Uruguay is internationally recognized as free of BSE.

  • Capital: Montevideo
  • Population: 3.2 millones
  • Language: EspaƱol
  • Surface Area: 176.220 Km2
    More than 80% of the surface area dedicated to livestock.
  • Catlle Stock: 11 million head
  • Major breeds: Hereford, Aberdeen Angus.
  • Sheep Stock: 10 million head
  • MAjor breeds: Corriedale, Merino, Polwarth

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