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Expensive steaks here to stay as drought cuts Canada cattle herd

A drought has parched pastureland throughout the biggest beef-producing provinces and left Canada, the world's seventh largest exporter, with its smallest herd in 22 years.


FROM burger meat to prime steaks, the rising cost of beef from Canada shows no signs of easing anytime soon. To understand why, look no further than ranchers such as Shawn Freimark who cannot afford to feed their cattle.

A drought has parched pastureland throughout the...

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