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May 2005, Vol. 128, No. 5
Factors affecting beef and cattle producer prices movements
Economist, formerly in the Division of Industrial Prices and Price Indexes, Office of Prices and Living Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In 2003, beef producer price movements demonstrated changes in supply and demand; previous liquidation, Mad Cow Disease, steady demand, feed prices, and slaughter weights all influenced these changes.
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