High Quality Shipment Sees 781 Heifers Enter Venezuela09 May 2013
VENEZUELA – Another shipment of heifers has arrived from Nicaragua in the latest allocation of livestock in a bilateral agreement between the two countries as part of the national policy AgroVenezuela.
This is hoped to invigorate livestock production as part of the agrarian policies of ex-leader commander Chavez. In total 781, high quality, dual purpose heifers have arrived in the sea port of Puerto Cabello.
A further 1000 head are expected in the coming months to reach the agreement target of 6000. Currently at 5000 the cattle were picked by method of a four month selection process.
Currently, big changes have been seen in the Unare river basin with the overall goal being to meet rising food demand from Orinoco Oil Belt.
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