AB Direct - Steers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 135.00-138.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 135.00-136.00 (TX,KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

Canadian Dollar

$77.30
0.51
August 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

July Auction Market Update

Rain was the major spring cattle market influencer in Alberta. Lack of it meant early selling by some, while a few drops and the hope of more brought others in to buy. It became a fine line between gambling on the weather and prudent planning for a scarce resource. “We’ve had more of a selloff...

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June 28, 2022 Trailblazers

Scott Guenthner’s journey from rodeo to rural

Heading for a warmer spot during the Alberta winter cold is what many make a regular journey. But Scott Guenthner chose to skip his usual winter hot spots this year, to stay at home on the ranch near Provost instead. Why? Because the two-time Canadian Steer Wrestling Champion decided it was time. He’s travelled the...

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May 17, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Hit peak carcass quality with Q-Sort

High feed costs and shortages mean feedlot owners face a tighter squeeze than ever. Helping them maximize their feed dollars by hitting the optimal market moment for their cattle is the goal of a genetic tool with an economic twist.  A program called Q-sort from Saskatoon-based Quantum Genetix provides data in a simplified form to...

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February 22, 2022 Trailblazers

Cows and Creativity: Expanding the Marshalls’ Running M Brand

There’s more than one kind of branding going on at the MGM Cattle Company, and that’s just the way Meghan Marshall likes it. She’s a busy Mom and ranch hand, but throws her own unique enterprise into the mix, to make for a full and varied life she wouldn’t trade with anyone. The family’s livestock...

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December 15, 2021 Issues & Insights

Alberta auction markets discuss drought and shifting technology

Auction markets are where buyers and sellers meet in the cattle business. They remain relevant and busy, and this year, are on the frontlines of drought’s impact on producers.  Fears exist about another widescale reduction in the Alberta cow herd because of the hardships caused by the lack of rain. While it hasn’t fully materialized...

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Top Stories

August 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

July Auction Market Update

August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We're Reading | Optimism has returned with the rains for the cattle sector

August 2, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 1, 2022

Cattle Report

Updated: 05/08/2022

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 135.00-138.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-136.00 (TX,KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 166.08

Canadian Dollar

$77.30   0.51

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
31-Oct 174 226 -
28-Nov 172 222 -
23-Jan 184 224 -
20-Feb 184 226 -
20-Mar 184 228 -
17-Apr 192 228 -
Last Updated on August 4, 2022