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October 27, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Three assessments to make ahead of loading cattle

Fall on the farm is busy, no question about it. Moving cattle, weaning calves, hauling feed, preg-testing…it’s easy to get caught up in the fast pace. And while moving fast can get lots done, we need to make sure that it doesn’t come at a cost. There are many important areas under the VBP+ program,...

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September 29, 2021 Health & Production

Preparing for winter on a cattle operation

We have been experiencing some beautiful fall weather lately, but by now I think most of us have also had a good frost or two (you know, the kind that kicks us into high gear scrambling to get all of the things we need to get done before winter, done?). Of course, the shorter days...

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August 26, 2021 Health & Production

Considering withdrawal periods before shipping animals

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of monthly columns by Melissa Downing, Alberta’s Provincial Coordinator with VBP+. Find previous articles on ABP Daily. This time of year, many of us are gearing up to ship our calves, yearlings, or cull cattle off the farm. Given the current pasture and feed situation in most...

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July 28, 2021 Health & Production

Management considerations for grazing in a drought

If you are in the Canadian cattle industry right now, you are well-aware of the severity of drought conditions that exist across much of western Canada and the United States. Unfortunately, we are at a point where even if the forecast miraculously changed and it rained for a week, it would be too late for...

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June 30, 2021 Checking in with ABP

VBP+ offers industry-developed quality assurance

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of monthly columns by Melissa Downing, Alberta’s Provincial Coordinator with VBP+. This post focuses on VBP+ as a whole, while subsequent articles will address specific aspects of beef production through the VBP+ lens. Verified Beef Production (VBP) has been around for awhile now and, like many...

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Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

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Choice Heifers

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Boner Cows

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Canadian Dollar

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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