AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 del (This week)

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 (This week)

US Trade- Steers

Live: 137.25-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 137.00-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Canadian Dollar

$78.04
0.09
May 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

With the drought last summer and supply chain issues through the winter, producers need to exercise caution when purchasing or selling feed this year. Stories of feed scams and theft continue to make the rounds at coffee shops and in news, and the Alberta RCMP livestock investigation unit has seen a surge in related reports….

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May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Calf 911: BCRC video series provides practical approach to newborn calf management

It is hard to believe it’s that time of year again! Hopefully these few months feel more like “tagging season” than “calving season.” However, if things don’t go quite as planned, the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) has put together some fantastic resources to help you improve the outcome for any compromised calf that hits…

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May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | How to transform livestock waste into products of economic and ecological value

From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada As ecological approaches to reduce the impact of human activities on the environment multiply, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) Research and Development Centre in Sherbrooke, Quebec, continues to innovate in this area. Scientists are expanding the vast experience of the Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre in the valorization of manure…

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May 19, 2022 Health & Production

The A-D-Es of vitamin supplementation

Ruminant Nutritionist Lynne Girardin provides supplement recommendations to support health in weaning calves. Getting calves off to a healthy start depends on a combination of factors, including good genetics, a healthy heifer, and ample, high quality colostrum. “A healthy cow means healthy milk, and healthy milk means a healthy calf,” suggests Lynne Girardin, ruminant nutritionist…

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May 18, 2022 Inspiration

Featuring #AlbertaBeef at home for Battle of Alberta

It doesn’t matter whether you’re hosting a big game day party, or keeping numbers to a minimum, you need epic appetizers. And what better idea than to incorporate some incredible Alberta beef? Below are a few great appetizer recipes, from our partners at Canada Beef. And if you do make a meal, or game day…

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May 17, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Hit peak carcass quality with Q-Sort

High feed costs and shortages mean feedlot owners face a tighter squeeze than ever. Helping them maximize their feed dollars by hitting the optimal market moment for their cattle is the goal of a genetic tool with an economic twist.  A program called Q-sort from Saskatoon-based Quantum Genetix provides data in a simplified form to…

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Top Stories

May 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Calf 911: BCRC video series provides practical approach to newborn calf management

May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

What We're Reading | How to transform livestock waste into products of economic and ecological value

Cattle Report

Updated: 20/05/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 del (This week)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 (This week)

Choice Steers

Live: 137.25-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 137.00-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 162.95

Canadian Dollar

$78.04   0.09

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
15-Aug 164 198 -
12-Sep 166 204 -
10-Oct 168 208 218
7-Nov 168 208 216
5-Dec 168 202 210
30-Jan 180 206 218
Last Updated on May 19, 2022