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

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  • Ward, Clement E.
  • Carlberg, Jared G.
  • Brocklebank, Andrea

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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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Article provided by Canadian Agricultural Economics Society in its journal CAFRI: Current Agriculture, Food and Resource Issues.

Volume (Year): (2007)
Issue (Month): 08 ()
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Handle: RePEc:ags:cafric:46434

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  1. Schulz, Lee L. & Schroeder, Ted C. & Ward, Clement E., 2011. "Trade-Related Policy and Canadian-U.S. Fed Cattle Transactions Basis," Staff General Research Papers 35143, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.

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