High record breaks with largest export of bovine semen from Brazil to India and begins a new era for Brazilian livestock farming

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Published Jan 27, 2024

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Alta, Brazil's largest agribusiness exporter, has successfully completed its biggest export of bovine semen to India, shipping 40,000 doses of the Gir Leiteiro breed. Initiated in 2020, this deal is part of the Indian government's efforts to enhance their cattle herd. This significant export not only opens up the market for foreign trade but also showcases the superior genetic quality of Brazilian livestock. Currently, Alta Brasil is responsible for one in every three doses of semen produced, sold, and exported globally, serving over 15 countries.
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A frequent participant on the list of the world's largest agribusiness exporters, Brazil now has another reason to celebrate: the country's largest export of bovine semen to India has just been completed. Alta, the world leader in the cattle genetic improvement market, which has its headquarters in Uberaba (MG) in the country, exported 40,000 doses of the Gir Leiteiro breed to the Asian country, considered the world's largest milk producer. Negotiations began in 2020, with two visits by members of the Indian government to Alta's headquarters, to choose the bulls. “The Indians wanted special animals and saw this potential in Alta, together with a series of breeders. Today, they are importing us because they want to improve their herd. Furthermore, we have just opened a great path for Brazilian livestock farming and, without a doubt, they will be major importers”, points out the director of Alta Brasil, Heverardo Carvalho. According to Carvalho, the genetic variability of the ...
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