Latest Mariano Etcheverry Stories

2010-09-15 12:50:00

Ranchers in Argentina are selling the semen of their prize bulls instead of sending them to the slaughter house. The ranchers are using their centuries-old cattle-breeding traditions to meet the global demand for semen, embryos and genetics. "We don't have to pay for advertising, people associate the word Argentina with the word beef," Mariano Etcheverry, secretary of CABIA, a chamber that groups around 20 Argentine bovine genetics companies, told Reuters. Breeders say exports to Brazil,...

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