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Cattle slaughter in Brazil hit a new historical record in the second quarter of 2013 (8.5 million slaughtered head), registering increases of 5.3% over the previous quarter and of 11.7% over the second quarter of 2012. The production of bovine carcasses also hit a new record (2.0 million metric tons), recording increases of 6.1% over the previous quarter and of 11.7% over the second quarter of 2012.
September 19, 2013