“It can happen that since Brazil is the main supplier of China and Uruguay places more than half of its meat in China, there are some businesses that overheat the prices, tone up“, he explained.
According to the vision of INAC’s general manager, Uruguay could take advantage of the situation but through prices, rather than volumes. “We do not have the conditions to export much more because the amount is limited by the amount of grass and food we have.” On top of that, Caputi noted, “right now we are in a drought.” In this sense, he concluded: “Yes, it may be that the Uruguayan product is valued more.”
Another agricultural figure had expressed himself in the same sense in the last few hours: sebastian da silva. “This is the first good news for livestock in 2023. While the health protocol is in effect, the phones from China will begin to explode,” the senator from the National Party tweeted.
What is “mad cow” disease?
The Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) It is a progressive, degenerative disease with widespread neurological damage, which was detected for the first time in England in 1985.
Thus, “mad cow” disease slowly affects the brain and central nervous system of the animal.
This pathology develops over a long period in cattle between 8 and 10 years old, and causes the death of the animal.