National Geographic : 1939 Nov
Photograph byArthur Bauer FROM AN ARMOUR PACKING PLANT AT LA PLATA, JUICY ARGENTINE BEEFSTEAKS GOTOSEA United States and British capital are heavily invested in the Nation's meat industry. This packing plant, 30 miles from Buenos Aires, isone ofadozen which handles the bulk of stock raised on the broad pampas. Agricultural surveys put the number of cattle in Argentina at35,000,000 head. Most popular breeds are Shorthorn, Hereford, and Aberdeen Angus (pages 572-3).