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Demand drives price of bison meat up

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Amid increased demand and shortages, buffalo meat prices are the highest they have been in decades and that is certainly good news for one area rancher.

"They are the highest it's ever been by far, by hundreds of dollars per head," said Bruce Anderson, owner of Western Buffalo Co. in Rapid City S.D.

The nationwide bison market "ended 2009 in its healthiest financial position in more than a decade," according to the National Bison Association web site

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