AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 265.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

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Rail: 265.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

Canadian Dollar

$81.85
0.42
May 5, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Report wild boar at large in Alberta

Spot a wild boar, tracks, or rooting in a lawn or pasture? Grab your phone. The Alberta Invasive Species Council (AISC) is asking Albertans to report feral pig sightings in a new initiative aptly named “Squeal on Pigs.” Wild boar (Sus scrofa) first came to Alberta in the late 1900s as livestock animals. Unfortunately, over…

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May 5, 2021 Issues & Insights

Emergency Preparedness Week — Schedule time to review your farm’s plan

Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness initiative that encourages all citizens to review their preparation plans for natural disasters, power outages, flooding, fire, and other emergencies. Public Safety Canada and its partners encourage Canadians to take three steps to become better prepared: Know the risks – Although the consequences of disasters can be similar,…

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May 4, 2021 Trailblazers

University of Alberta announces BCRC-Hays Chair

The University of Alberta, supported by the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) and the Hays family, has announced Dr. Gleise Medeiros da Silva as the newly appointed BCRC-Hays Chair in Beef Production Systems. Born in Brazil, Silva received her Animal Science degree at Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE). In her first year, she received…

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May 3, 2021 Issues & Insights

Virtual dialogues offer insight to UN Food Systems Summit

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and Nature Conservancy of Canada hosted three virtual summit dialogues last week, in anticipation of the United Nations Food Systems Summit. With the theme Grazing Livestock: Building Sustainable Protein Supply Chains, the dialogues explored three main topics: Nature-based solutions for sustainable production; Sustainable consumption (what that means and looks like); and…

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May 3, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of May 3, 2021

Fed prices established new annual highs last week and are now trading at the highest point in 14 months. Competition was noted from all three Western Canadian packers. Dressed sales were reported from mostly $262-267/cwt delivered, and cattle were being scheduled for the weeks of May 10th and 17th delivery. Over the past couple of…

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May 2, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | A wider vision for grassland conservation

A new collaborative effort across North America is focusing efforts to protect the fast-disappearing Prairie ecosystem By Piper Whelan, Canadian Cattlemen – Photo: Canada Beef Inc. For many who call the Canadian Prairies home, it would be impossible to imagine springtime without the cheerful song of the western meadowlark. That distinct, flute-like call, along with…

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Top Stories

May 5, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Report wild boar at large in Alberta

May 5, 2021 Issues & Insights

Emergency Preparedness Week — Schedule time to review your farm's plan

May 4, 2021 Trailblazers

University of Alberta announces BCRC-Hays Chair

Cattle Report

Updated: 05/05/2021

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

Choice Heifers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 135.67

Canadian Dollar

$81.85   0.42