Magnifying Glass

AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 415.00-420.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 415.00-420.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

Canadian Dollar

$72.82
0.32

Featured

  • Need to talk?

    Need someone to talk to, but not sure where to go? Here are some resources from across Canada.

    Find Help
  • Add ABP Daily to your homescreen

    Did you know you can save ABP Daily as an app icon on your homescreen?

    Learn How
April 12, 2024 News

Introducing NRCB’s Livestock Population Verification Program for feedlots

The Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB) has initiated a program to verify that the livestock population of feedlots permitted by the NRCB are within their allotted numbers. The Livestock Population Verification Program is a response to evidence provided by complainants indicating that some operators in Lethbridge County may be exceeding the livestock numbers in their…

Read More
April 11, 2024 News

Canada’s Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle to be updated

The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) is pleased to announce that Canadian Cattle Association has initiated an update to the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle. The update will be guided by NFACC’s Code development process. The Code development process includes a survey, launched at the outset of each Code,…

Read More
April 11, 2024 News

Alberta legislation aims to establish new mental health corporation

Alberta’s government is bringing forward legislation to establish the Canadian Centre of Recovery Excellence (CoRE). If passed, the Canadian Centre of Recovery Excellence Act, 2024, will establish CoRE as a crown corporation to inform best practices in mental health and addiction; conduct research and program evaluation; and support the development of evidence-based policies for mental…

Read More
April 11, 2024 Current Markets & Forecasts

Moderate sales, improved margins for food and beverage manufacturers in 2024

Canada’s food and beverage manufacturers face a mix of obstacles and optimism for profit margin improvements in the year ahead, according to the latest FCC Food and Beverage Report. After hitting a record $165 billion in food and beverage manufacturing sales last year, 2024 is expected to see sales moderate in sync with slowing inflation and…

Read More
April 10, 2024 News

Top up on the way through 2023 Canada-Saskatchewan Feed Program

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lawrence MacAulay, and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit have announced that additional payments will be provided to eligible livestock producers already enrolled in the 2023 Canada-Saskatchewan Feed Program. The program, introduced in October of 2023, was put in place to help maintain the breeding herd in drought-impacted regions of…

Read More
April 10, 2024 Checking in with ABP

ABP moves to smaller, more affordable office

In an ongoing effort to maximize investment in programs that directly benefit producers, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is moving to a smaller, more affordable office space. “Our year ending March 31, 2022 showed that just under 25 per cent of our actual expenses went to administration,” says Brad Dubeau, General Manager of ABP. “We’ve made…

Read More
April 10, 2024 Health & Production

Ear tag retention comes down to best management practices

Lost ear tags are a costly and frustrating reality on Canadian cattle ranches. Yet, tags play an integral role in in disease outbreak investigations, as well as in maintaining the credibility of Canada’s traceability system. The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) both examines and investigates reports of retention issues on an ongoing basis. Most of…

Read More
April 9, 2024 News

CCA welcomes board representatives for 2024-25

The Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) completed its 2024 Annual General Meeting on March 21, 2024 in Ottawa with a number of events, meetings and election of a new Board of Directors. The CCA Board heard from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) representatives and were pleased to see that CCA’s partnership lobbying efforts had resulted in…

Read More
April 9, 2024 Health & Production

American association calls for HPAI name change

The American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) has decided to refer to the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) as Bovine Influenza A Virus (BIAV). Although caused by the same virus as HPAI, the disease presents differently in cattle compared to poultry, which is why the AABP has requested the name change. In the letter, the…

Read More
April 9, 2024 Current Markets & Forecasts

2024 Alltech Agri-Food Outlook shares global feed production survey data

Global animal feed production remained steady in 2023 at 1.29 billion metric tons (BMT), a slight decrease of 2.6 million metric tons (MMT) — or 0.2 per cent — from 2022’s estimates, according to the 2024 Agri-Food Outlook, released by Alltech. The annual survey, now in its 13th year, includes data from 142 countries and more…

Read More
April 8, 2024 News

AGCO acquires Trimble and Precision Planting, under new name PTx

AGCO has announced the launch of PTx, a new brand representing its precision ag portfolio. PTx combines precision ag technologies from AGCO’s tech stack: Precision Planting and its newest joint venture, PTx Trimble. According to AGCO, the alignment of these brands will support the future development and distribution of next-generation ag technologies for farmers and…

Read More
April 8, 2024 Innovation & Technology

Alberta government invests in University of Calgary’s Simpson Centre

The Government of Alberta is providing a $1.2-million grant over three years to the University of Calgary’s Simpson Centre for the Alberta Digitalization Agriculture Program. The Simpson Centre will conduct research to develop a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with the digitalization of agriculture as part of the program. This research will…

Read More

Featured

  • Need to talk?

    Need someone to talk to, but not sure where to go? Here are some resources from across Canada.

    Find Help
  • Add ABP Daily to your homescreen

    Did you know you can save ABP Daily as an app icon on your homescreen?

    Learn How

Cattle Report

Updated: 12/04/2024

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 415.00-420.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 415.00-420.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 182.00 (KN, TX) 185.00 (NE)
Rail: 293.00-295.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 250.84

Canadian Dollar

$72.82   0.32

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
8-Jul-24 226 -- --
5-Aug-24 222 318 --
2-Sep-24 220 324 --
30-Sep-24 220 324 366
28-Oct-24 218 324 366
25-Nov-24 216 320 364
23-Dec-24 222 312 360
Last Updated on April 11, 2024

Add abpdaily.com to your home screen

Tap the menu button next to the address bar or at the bottom of your browser.

Select ‘Install’ or ‘Add to Homescreen’ to stay connected.