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US Trade- Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Canadian Dollar

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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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November 25, 2021 Business Tools

The Ripple Effect: Keep tag data up to date

It’s a tale as old as time: producers have a bag of extra tags laying around the barn “just in case.” But when activated tags are only used every once in a while, and the data associated with that tag isn’t updated properly, the impact is felt down the line, well after that cow has…

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November 20, 2021 Business Tools

What We’re Reading | Applications for phase two of the AgriRecovery initiative open in early January

Applications for phase two of the 2021 Canada-Alberta Livestock Feed Assistance AgriRecovery initiative are set to open the first week of January. In phase two, producers can apply for additional compensation (a secondary payment) to help cover extraordinary costs over and above the phase one initial payment. This two-phased AgriRecovery initiative, which began in September…

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November 16, 2021 Business Tools

Alberta shifts Water Act licenses to DRAS

The Alberta Government is making changes to how Water Act licenses managed by Alberta Environment and Parks are regulated in the province. Starting November 15, some Water Act licenses will be managed through the Digital Regulatory Assurance System (DRAS). This includes all new applicants for surface water and groundwater licenses, and all applications for amendments,…

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November 2, 2021 Business Tools

Rein’vigor’ate your herd

Is the vigor of your cattle herd waning? The genetic vigor, that is.  It might be time to dig deeper than hide color to discover the actual genetic makeup, and then to refresh, the heterosis of your herd.  The what?  ‘Heterosis’ is the science term for the Hybrid Vigor factor, and while its known benefits…

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October 29, 2021 Business Tools

Marketing with a focus on health and welfare

As the days of summer fade away and we face the briskness of fall it is time to carefully consider livestock marketing plans for the farm and ranch. Traditionally, this time of year is referred to as ‘the fall run’ as most of the calves, yearlings and cull cows are offered for sale and the…

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December 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Out and about with Alberta Beef Producers

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill's Nov 30 offer

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We're Reading | Some Peace Region ranchers may have to sell herds because of drought-caused feed shortage

Cattle Report

Updated: 03/12/2021

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 129.44

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
28-Feb 168 190 -
28-Mar 172 190 -
25-Apr 176 194 -
23-May 176 200 -
20-Jun 176 210 -
18-Jul 172 - -
15-Aug 170 208 -
Last Updated on December 2, 2021