Comparing Canadian and U.S. Cattle Feeding Pricing Practices and Perceptions of Pricing Issues

Competition among beef packing firms, use of so-called captive supply, and methods of price discovery have been prolonged, contentious issues in the U.S. beef industry for two decades or more. While of lesser apparent concern in Canada for many years, these same matters rose to the forefront of beef industry issues after the Canada–U.S. border closure that resulted from Canada’s first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in May 2003.


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Issue Date:
Dec 20 2007
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/46434
Published in:
CAFRI: Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues, Issue 8
Page range:
28-39
Total Pages:
12
Series Statement:
Number 8
2007




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