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August 9, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Living Labs, a DIY plastic compactor, and positivity in market trends

We’re back for the August episode of our podcast, The Bovine. On this episode, you’ll hear about the recently announced expansion of the Living Laboratories Initiative, the skills needed to DIY a plastics compactor, our #howdoyouburger summer contest, and why one analyst says there are positive movements coming for beef markets. Living Laboratories Initiative Karin Schmid of Alberta Beef Producers and Sheri...

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June 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Hoping for rain, Buddy Up Month, and planning a pit roast

Welcome back to another episode of The Bovine! (If you haven’t heard, that’s the name of our monthly audio show.) On today’s episode, hear: ABP Delegate and Medicine Hat area farmer, Craig Lehr, with an update on the dry conditions in his area; Akash Asif from the Centre for Suicide Prevention on men’s mental health,...

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February 28, 2022 Health & Production

Progressing Fine or Pulling Time: A quick review of labour and assistance suggestions

Whether calving has already started, or you’re months away, it’s a good time to revisit some behaviour and warning signs that a calving cow or heifer may need attention. There are three stages to parturition (calving). Stage one involves cervix dilation, and must be complete before any pull assist; Stage two begins with the fetal...

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January 4, 2022 Issues & Insights

Looking to a post-drought spring

As you walk across a drought-stricken perennial forage stand, you’ll hear the crunch of dry grass, and   see the cracking of soils, eager for more rain. There may be enough grass to inspire hope, to catch snow, and to offer a quick start to next year’s grazing season. Or, there may not. Perhaps this...

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November 5, 2021 Health & Production

Monitoring feeding sites for ‘out-of-the-ordinary’

“You don’t know what’s hiding in some of those bales sometimes, and you definitely don’t want some of those contaminants.” We all know a few best practices to lower the chances of vectoring weed seeds. We can knock mud off our boots, inspect pets, and clean equipment. But what about when we buy off-farm feed...

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December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

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December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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Cattle Report

Updated: 06/12/2022

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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