AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

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Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.33
0.12
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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October 20, 2021 Business Tools

Not Just a Pretty Face: Commercial heifer selection and the maternal journey from replacement to retail

Selecting commercial beef cattle replacement heifers for the herd is not based on beauty. A pretty face is just that – a pretty face. What we are looking for in the commercial herd is a working girl with serious historical data behind her.   The “genes” she wears will come from a long line of females…

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October 19, 2021 Business Tools

RDAR makes major investment in CBIN genetics data platform to improve efficiency and profitability of cattle producers

October 19, 2021 (Edmonton, Alberta) – Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) has invested $640,000 in a collaborative research project with the Canadian Beef Improvement Network (CBIN) to springboard the development of a unified, standardized, and producer-accessible beef cattle genetics data platform. Through this platform, CBIN will provide commercial cattle producers and the entire beef production chain…

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October 19, 2021 Business Tools

NRCB updates requirements for confined feeding operations

The National Resources Conservation Board (NRCB) has released its updated Compliance and Enforcement Policy for confined feeding operations in Alberta. The policy outlines the compliance process, emphasizes education and prevention, and provides direction on appropriate enforcement actions. It is founded on three pillars: collaborative problem solving, risk-based compliance, and fair complaint response. For more information,…

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October 18, 2021 Business Tools

Genomics-enhanced genetic management trial looking for participants

Managing herd genetics is difficult without the right tools, and even harder when you produce crossbred cattle. Optimizing herd genetics The first part to optimizing herd genetics is selecting sires/dams with the best genes. This can be achieved by purchasing breeding stock that have the best estimated progeny differences (EPDs). However, EPDs can have low…

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September 16, 2021 Business Tools

Cattle producers invited to join Cost of Production Network

The 2020 results for the Canadian Cost of Production (COP) Network are in, and the next round is open for those interested in participating. The Canadian Cost of Production (COP) Network is a national effort to benchmark cow-calf production systems across Canada. The results from the first 28 farm systems are available now. Grouped by…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 28/01/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 138.96

Canadian Dollar

$78.33   0.12

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
25-Apr 172 190 -
23-May 174 200 -
20-Jun 174 212 -
18-Jul 168 - -
15-Aug 166 210 -
12-Sep 168 216 -
10-Oct 170 218 -
Last Updated on January 20, 2022