Alberta ranchers welcome additional BSE money

ALBERTA - A federal injection of nearly $700 million for the Canadian livestock industry, hurt by the BSE crisis, is as good as money in the bank, say some Alberta ranchers. Steve Primrose has been in a tenuous position since last year because he feeds cattle and runs a trucking business near Picture Butte. "This is going to jumpstart the feeding industry," he said in an interview at Shawn Murray's feedlot where prime minister Paul Martin outlined the aid package March 22.

Source: The Western Producer
calendar icon 26 March 2004
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