AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 288.00-293.00 del (This week)

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 (This week)

US Trade- Steers

Live: 137.25-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 137.00-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Canadian Dollar

$78.04
0.09
May 13, 2022 Business Tools

Get on the Wait List: Supply chain issues causing tag order delays

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the April edition of ABP Magazine. Since then, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has stated its aware of ongoing tag supply challenges, and is working closely to monitor the issue. CFIA says there are sufficient tag supplies available, but producers may need to use an alternate source/dealer…

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May 5, 2022 Business Tools

AgriStability extends enrolment deadline to June 30

The Canadian government has extended the 2022 AgriStability enrolment deadline from April 30 to June 30, 2022, giving farmers more time to sign up for the program. According to the release, this step was agreed up by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments to help farmers manage the impact of challenges related to production loss,…

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March 15, 2022 Business Tools

Survey: Cow-calf record use and satisfaction

University of Saskatchewan Masters student, Brooklyn Wong, is investigating which production and financial records bring commercial cow-calf producers the most value. Last year, Wong interviewed producers about record keeping practices, and those interviews informed the creation of a survey. Take the Survey The study is funded by the Beef Cattle Research Council, Mitacs and the…

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February 28, 2022 Business Tools

Graduated enforcement for transport regulations ends

On February 20, 2022, the graduated enforcement period for feed, water and rest (FWR) intervals under the Health of Animals Regulations: Part XII: Transport of Animals ended. The regulations in effect include a reduced transport time of 36 hours before feed, water and rest must be provided, as well as record-keeping and transfer of care provisions….

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December 8, 2021 Business Tools

Canada announces nearly $200,000 for VBP+

This week, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the Government of Canada is providing nearly $200,000 in funding to Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+). “Canadian cattle producers care for their animals and our environment,” said Bibeau. “Canada’s beef industry, through the leadership of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and it’s Verified Beef Production Plus…

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November 30, 2021 Business Tools

Hitting reset — rancher style

2021 has been an interesting year for ranchers to say the least. A pandemic year caused the world to appear crazy and in “lockdown” while, those of us in rural communities, were dumbfounded about what this means to us. Quite frankly, most ranchers just put their heads down and went to work doing what ranchers…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 20/05/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 del (This week)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 (This week)

Choice Steers

Live: 137.25-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 137.00-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 162.95

Canadian Dollar

$78.04   0.09

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
15-Aug 164 198 -
12-Sep 166 204 -
10-Oct 168 208 218
7-Nov 168 208 216
5-Dec 168 202 210
30-Jan 180 206 218
Last Updated on May 19, 2022