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A Nationwide, State-Level, Analysis Of Animal Confinement Policy By Selected Species

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  • Park, Dooho
  • Davies, Stephen P.
  • Seidl, Andrew F.
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    We have addressed the impact of state environmental regulation on the livestock industry by selected two species. Beef cattle, as a leading livestock of the U.S, has experienced relatively steady structural transformation, on the other hand, hog industry has changed rapidly of its size and the location. The beef industry more or less sticks with traditional factors rather than regulation. On the other hand, the hog industry, which has more chance to adopt the stringency of state regulation during the special movement, is more sensitive by the stringency of regulation, especially in the large operation.

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    Paper provided by Western Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2001 Annual Meeting, July 8-11, 2001, Logan, Utah with number 36160.

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    Keywords: Livestock Production/Industries;

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