How Many Cuy (Guinea Pigs) are there in Peru?

Posted on October 22, 2014 • Filed under: Agriculture, Culture, Peru

You know how many there are guinea pigs in Peru? reported according to the National Agricultural Census conducted in 2012, more than 12 million of these species throughout the country. According to the latest National Agricultural Census conducted in 2012, in our country there are over 12 million guinea pigs. The regions have the largest breeding are Cajamarca, Arequipa, Ancash, Cusco, Junín and Ayacucho. While on the coast excel and Lambayeque and Lima in the jungle, Amazonas and Loreto. Due to the large industry generated around this animal, the government decreed that every second Friday of October is celebrated National Day Cuy. Read Article .

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