Uruguay Cattle Population Outnumbers Residents 4 To 1

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, real estate, uruguay

Twelve million cattle in a country of three million people. That is the scenario unfolding in Uruguay, as the country’s decade-long livestock boom is poised to reach another population milestone in 2014. Uruguay’s National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA) is forecasting the birth and weaning of 3 million calves next fall, an unprecedented number which would bring the total number …

Uruguay Boasts The Highest Cattle Per Capita Rate In The World

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, uruguay

“El Pais de la Carne” (The Country of Meat) is how Spain’s El Mundo describes Uruguay in an article highlighting more steak and sheep superlatives in this beautiful country de carnivoros. First, the average Uruguayan consumes 208 pounds of meat (94.7 kilos) per year, the highest consumption rate in the world. Second, Uruguay’s 3.4 million residents are now outnumbered by cattle …