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Managing an Industry in Crisis: BSE in Canada


  • Carlberg, Jared G.
  • Brewin, Derek G.


A BSE discovery in a downer cow in May 2003 in Alberta caused the closure of all international markets to live cattle exports. The Canadian cattle industry has lost $5.5 billion as a result. This paper describes the BSE threat, the border closures, and policy responses & their efficacy.

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  • Carlberg, Jared G. & Brewin, Derek G., 2005. "Managing an Industry in Crisis: BSE in Canada," 2005 Annual Meeting, February 5-9, 2005, Little Rock, Arkansas 35529, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeafl:35529

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