AB Direct - Steers

Live: 175.75 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 296.50 FOB lot (last week)

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: 175.75 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 294.50-296.50 FOB lot (last week)

US Trade- Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-147.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-147.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE) last week

Canadian Dollar

$77.41
0.85
August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 15, 2022

Establishing new annual highs, the Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed around $176.75/cwt. Last week, dressed sales were reported from $294.50-296.50/cwt FOB the lot. Most of the cattle that traded were being scheduled for early September delivery. Competition on the cash market was decent with all three Western Canadian packers buying cattle. Premiums were…

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August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Five strategies to stop sickness before it starts this fall 

By Beef Cattle Research Council Biosecurity hazards on beef operations are sometimes overlooked, however the risk of introducing disease onto your farm is real and relatively common. It can be especially prevalent in the fall when cattle return from various community pastures, grazing leases or even pastures that border neighbouring livestock.   Other common fall practices…

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August 11, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

By Ciara Yaschuk, Global News Alberta Open Farm Days takes place this weekend, Aug. 13-14, and more than 100 farms across Alberta are participating. Chatsworth Farm, located east of Edmonton near Vermilion, is one the properties opening its doors to visitors. Started in 1994, the farm is run by seven family members who are dedicated to making…

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August 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Young Guns Contest is back

Are you between the ages of eight and 21, and involved in Beef 4-H, junior cattle shows or beef production? This is your opportunity to win one of three prizes in the Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) Young Guns Contest. We want to know, “How do you burger?” Our summer marketing campaign is asking beef lovers…

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August 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Not goodbye, just see you later

Alberta Beef Producers is bidding farewell to our longest running employee. After 20 years of service, Laura Procunier, ABP Controller, is taking her much earned retirement. Laura joined ABP in 2002 during the height of BSE and quickly proved she was up for a challenge, becoming an integral part of the organization. In her words,…

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August 9, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Living Labs, a DIY plastic compactor, and positivity in market trends

We’re back for the August episode of our podcast, The Bovine. On this episode, you’ll hear about the recently announced expansion of the Living Laboratories Initiative, the skills needed to DIY a plastics compactor, our #howdoyouburger summer contest, and why one analyst says there are positive movements coming for beef markets. Living Laboratories Initiative Karin Schmid of Alberta Beef Producers and Sheri…

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Top Stories

August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 15, 2022

August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Five strategies to stop sickness before it starts this fall 

August 11, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

Cattle Report

Updated: 15/08/2022

Steers

Live: 175.75 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 296.50 FOB lot (last week)

Heifers

Live: 175.75 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 294.50-296.50 FOB lot (last week)

Choice Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-147.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-147.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 171.94

Canadian Dollar

$77.41   0.85

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Nov 174 226 -
5-Decv 174 222 -
30-Jan 184 226 -
27-Feb 182 226 -
27-Mar 188 230 -
24-Apr 192 230 -
Last Updated on August 11, 2022