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Stories for July 30th 2007

  • Monday, July 30th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Uruguay has 3.8 cattle per capita, highest in the world

    Hereford and Aberdeen Angus the most extended breeds

    Uruguay currently has a cattle herd of 12 million head with beef becoming the main export commodity of the country, over a billion US dollars last year. Based on this it can be said that Uruguay is the country with the highest number of cattle per capita, 3.8.

  • Monday, July 30th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Magallanes children among the most obese of Chile

    According to a survey carried out by the Chilean Association of School Assistance and Scholarships (Junaeb) 19.4% of Chileans between the ages 9 and 11, are obese. This is particularly severe in the extreme south of the country where it affects 25% of children.