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  • Cattle Producers Rebounding Eight Years After BSE Crisis

    December 2nd, 2011

    After the BSE crisis devasted the Canadian cattle industry in 2003, producers say eight years later, they are finally starting to see a turnaround.  "This fall will be the first profitable time that some producers have seen for a long time," Jack Hextall, Chairperson of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association said.  Now that things are starting to turn around, Brad Welter from Pound-Maker Agventures says he can see a silver lining from BSE; including improvements in the way cattle are traced.  "It has brought the industry together; it has moved ahead our traceability," Welter said.

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