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BSE news to have little impact on U.S. cattle market, analysts say

14 March 2006

US - Because of other negative fundamentals already in play, the U.S. cattle market will feel very little impact from the USDA's announcement of a confirmed BSE case, market analysts told Agriculture Online on Monday. Jeff Stolle, Nebraska Cattlemen's vice-president of marketing, sees little market reaction. "This is an isolated case and it's much in line with what we have seen previously. It's an animal that is in excess of nine or 10 years old, and I just don't see it having much affect on the market," Stolle said.

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