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US Trade- Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.16
0.11
December 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Out and about with Alberta Beef Producers

Editor’s Note: This article was written in October, and first published in the November 2021 edition of ABP Magazine. As we move into the fall, we begin to refocus on a pivotal time for producers and what is happening in the fields, the feed yards, the auction marts, and at the exhibitions. As events begin…

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December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill’s Nov 30 offer

Unionized employees at Cargill will begin voting on an updated offer proposed by Cargill on Thursday. The union representing those employees, UCFW, Local 401 says that while they won’t release the exhaustive outline of the offer, in their words it includes: As much as $4,200 in retroactive pay for many Cargill union members, A $1,000…

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December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Some Peace Region ranchers may have to sell herds because of drought-caused feed shortage

By Curtis Galbraith, Everything Grande Prairie A Beaverlodge rancher who sits on the Alberta Beef Producers Board of Directors says feed supplies have been “stretched very thin” after the drought. Mike Nadeau says some ranchers may have to sell their cattle, with some having to ship their entire herd. “In some instances, I think there will…

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November 30, 2021 Inspiration

Judges sample 53 tacos to find Calgary’s best

In an effort spearheaded by Culinaire Magazine, five people had the opportunity to judge a total of 53 tacos from over 25 eateries to find Calgary’s best beef tacos. Judges included Linda Garson, Tom Firth, and Keane Straub of Culinaire Magazine; Mexican Chef Norma French, and Alberta Beef Producer’s Field Specialist, Megan McLeod. Judges considered…

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November 30, 2021 Business Tools

Hitting reset — rancher style

2021 has been an interesting year for ranchers to say the least. A pandemic year caused the world to appear crazy and in “lockdown” while, those of us in rural communities, were dumbfounded about what this means to us. Quite frankly, most ranchers just put their heads down and went to work doing what ranchers…

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November 29, 2021 Issues & Insights

Bargaining continues as latest Cargill offer voted down

According to United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Local 401, Cargill union members voted down Cargill’s contract offer by a 98 percent margin this week. “Cargill workers have told their employer through another overwhelming vote that they matter and that they deserve something more,” said UFCW Local 401 President Thomas Hesse. “We will be…

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December 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Out and about with Alberta Beef Producers

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill's Nov 30 offer

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We're Reading | Some Peace Region ranchers may have to sell herds because of drought-caused feed shortage

Cattle Report

Updated: 03/12/2021

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 129.44

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
28-Feb 168 190 -
28-Mar 172 190 -
25-Apr 176 194 -
23-May 176 200 -
20-Jun 176 210 -
18-Jul 172 - -
15-Aug 170 208 -
Last Updated on December 2, 2021