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US Trade- Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Canadian Dollar

$78.15
0.20
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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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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What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/08/2022

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Choice Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 170.11

Canadian Dollar

$78.15   0.20

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Nov 174 226 -
5-Decv 174 222 -
30-Jan 184 226 -
27-Feb 182 226 -
27-Mar 188 230 -
24-Apr 192 230 -
Last Updated on August 11, 2022