New Cattle Auction in Panama

The company “Subasta Agroganadera Valle de la Luna” began operations in Chiriquí aiming to foment cattle production in the province.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The recently inaugurated installations of Subasta Agroganadera Valle de la Luna have the capacity to hold up to 500 animals. The company is formed by a group of 125 associates from the cattle industry.

According to the website, the newspaper “Ecos del Agro” interviewed Edwin Araúz, President of Subasta Agroganadera Valle de la Luna, who commented that “they plan to auction registered cattle, pregnant heifers, and medium sized animals such as pigs and sheep.”

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