AB Direct - Steers

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

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

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 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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November 28, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 28, 2022 

The Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed the week around $182.25/cwt, a couple dollars higher than the previous week. Last week, dressed sales were reported from $302.00-302.50/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle were being scheduled for the first half of January delivery. Light volumes of Alberta-fed cattle traded to the U.S. Depending on freight and...

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November 21, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 21, 2022

The seasonal shift of leverage from the packer to the cattle feeder has not materialized, as packers continue to have the upper hand on the market. Packers were also limiting the amount of cattle they were buying from each producer. Dressed sales ranged from $304-305/cwt, $1-4/cwt higher than the previous week. Cattle were being booked...

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November 14, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 14, 2022

The Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed the week around $183/cwt, $1.75/cwt higher than the previous week. Last week, dressed sales were reported from $298.50-302.50/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle were being scheduled for the second half of December delivery. Light volumes of AB fed cattle traded to the U.S. Depending on freight and dressing...

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November 7, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 7, 2022

Alberta fed prices have been disappointing relative to the U.S. market and a historically weak fed basis. Last week’s cash market did however establish new annual price highs. Dressed sales were reported at $304/cwt delivered, with cattle being scheduled for mid-December delivery. U.S. packer interest was quiet with no reported trade going south. For the...

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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