History: Is production capacity of Canada’s cattle industry being impaired?

Reprinted from the June 1950 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Is production capacity of Canada’s cattle industry being impaired?
By Lorne Stout, Calgary, Alta.

‘Ever since the tale of the boy who cried “Wolf” back in the mythical past, and possibly beyond, there has never been a shortage of those ever ready to cry “Havoc” on the slightest provocation. This most recent havoc cry has arisen in Canada as a result of heavy sales during the past winter and spring of feeder cattle to the United States. There is no denying that American buyers, with heavy corn and feed crops, and lucrative prices for finished cattle, have invaded this country in the most concerted buying attack ever experienced in the cattle industry.’

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