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Livestock Markets Jolted by Tyson Beef Plant Fire

A fire at a major U.S. beef processing plant earlier this month is upending American livestock markets, slamming cattle prices while benefiting meatpacking companies. The Tyson Foods Inc. plant in Holcomb, Kansas, had the capacity to slaughter 6,000 head a …

Cattle Producers Concerned About Effects From Tyson Fire

HOLCOMB, Kan. — A fire which indefinitely closed a Tyson meat processing plant in Holcomb could disrupt already strained processing operations, sparking fears from cattle producers who braced for tumbling market prices. Tyson has said it will reopen the plant …