Archivos de Zootecnia
versión impresa ISSN 0004-0592
VIANA, J.G.A et al. Perception of producers facing the bovine traceability: Comparative study between Brazil and Chile. Arch. zootec. [online]. 2011, vol.60, n.231, pp.825-828. ISSN 0004-0592. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S0004-05922011000300072.
The objective of this study is to examine, in a comparative way, the applicability and the perception of the producers of Dom Pedrito (Brazil) and Cunco and Vicun (Chile) facing the cattle traceability system. The universe of the survey consisted of ten producers in the municipalities of Cunco and Vilcun, and ten producers in the municipality of Dom Pedrito (Brazil). It was found that producers surveyed in Chile to carry out most of the operational characteristics of management, maintenance of records and infrastructure of the cattle herd, while the producers surveyed of the Brazilian case presents lack mainly in the maintenance of records of animals. In Chilean perception, the traceability positively influences the characteristics of management and administration, unlike the case of Brazilian who producers surveyed believe in more intense influence of traceability on the characteristics of the market cattle.
Palabras clave : Beef meat; Certification; Production chains.