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December 29, 2022 Issues & Insights

Auction market year in review

2022 will be remembered as a year of near record high fall calf prices, but also a time when auction market owners were watching some looming clouds on the horizon. Not enough clouds, at least of the rain-filled type, showed up to save southern regions of the province from a third straight drought year. Ranchers...

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November 22, 2022 Issues & Insights

Seeking sire success

Summer’s over and the bulls are ready for their winter off. They’ve made their contribution to production and can be off the active ranch radar. But the time has come to look beyond their seasonal service, to see if there’s room for management improvement. “We think about bulls getting semen tested in the spring, and...

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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 3, 2023 Issues & Insights

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Cattle Report

Updated: 02/02/2023

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Choice Steers

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Boner Cows

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
17-Apr-23 202 234 -
15-May-23 204 242 -
12-Jun-23 208 256 -
10-Jul-23 204 - -
7-Aug-23 202 256 -
4-Sep-23 202 260 -
2-Oct-23 202 266 -
Last Updated on January 19, 2023