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Abstract

South America has the largest commercial herd in the world, with 337 million bovines and buffaloes. Investments to control foot and mouth disease (FMD) in 2007 in South America reached a record of US$814 million. The strong public-private partnership allows the success and marked reduction in the...

Author(s)
Guedes, S. C.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
First OIE/FAO global conference on foot and mouth disease: the way towards global control, Asunción, Paraguay, 24-26 June, 2009, 2011, pp 152-155
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for South America.

This chapter gives an overview of the long-distance transport of animals for slaughter in South America, with special regard to inherent sociocultural, livestock production, climatic and geographic conditions, as well as trade, stakeholders, legal framework, research and training in the field....

Author(s)
Gallo, C. B.; Tadich, T. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934033)
Type
Book chapter