AB Direct - Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Canadian Dollar

$74.28
0.28
December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

Alberta Beef Producers delegate and director Sheila Hillmer is joining the Executive as the new Vice Chair. Hillmer, who farms and ranches with her family near Del Bonita and sits as an ABP delegate for the Southwest Zone, will serve as Vice Chair for the remainder of the 2022-2023 term. “We are excited to see…

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December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

Western Canadian-fed prices have been steady for the past seven weeks, while Ontario and U.S. prices continue to advance. December is traditionally a strong month for the fed cattle market. However, enthusiasm has been muted by smaller fed slaughter volumes during the second half of this year and historically long pick-up times. Last week, dressed…

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December 2, 2022 Checking in with ABP

2022 Alberta Beef Producers’ 4-H Scholarship recipients announced

Alberta Beef Producers is excited to announce the recipients of the 2022 ABP 4-H Scholarships. This scholarship is awarded to one 4-H member from each of the five ABP zones, plus a sixth wild card recipient. Congratulations to this year’s winners! Each recipient, in their second, third, or fourth year of post-secondary study, receives $750…

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December 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

On the minds of Canadian consumers

As part of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef’s (CRSB’s) mandate to recognize and advance sustainability in Canadian beef production, it is important to measure the understanding, attitudes, and changing perceptions of Canadian consumers. CRSB partnered with a consumer research agency to ask Canadians questions about what is on their mind when it comes to…

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November 30, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP delegates named to Beef Cattle Research Council executive

Two Alberta Beef Producers’ delegates — Craig Lehr and Fred Lozeman — have been named to the 2022-2023 Beef Cattle Research Council executive committee. Craig Lehr, an ABP delegate for the Southeast Zone, is BCRC’s new Chair. He was elected to this position in November at a BCRC meeting in Guelph, Ontario. Lehr, who previously…

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November 30, 2022 Business Tools

CFGA launching Rotational Grazing On-Farm Implementation project

On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) Funding is available for producers in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Quebec to help them plan and implement rotational grazing BMPs. The Canadian Forage and Grassland Association (CFGA) and Alberta partner ARECA (Agricultural Research and Extension Council of Alberta) are inviting applications from farmers and ranchers who are interested in planning…

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December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

December 3, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP shares condolences on the sudden passing of Reg Shellenberg

Cattle Report

Updated: 05/12/2022

Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 147.43

Canadian Dollar

$74.28   0.28

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
27-Feb-23 192 226 -
27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022