AB Direct - Steers

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AB Direct - Heifers

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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
August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Until the Cows Come Home: Five Strategies to Stop Sickness Before It Starts This Fall 

By Beef Cattle Research Council Biosecurity hazards on beef operations are sometimes overlooked, however the risk of introducing disease onto your farm is real and relatively common. It can be especially prevalent in the fall when cattle return from various community pastures, grazing leases or even pastures that border neighbouring livestock.   Other common fall practices…

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August 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Young Guns Contest is Back

Are you between the ages of eight and 21, and involved in Beef 4-H, junior cattle shows or beef production? This is your opportunity to win one of three prizes in the Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) Young Guns Contest. We want to know, “How do you burger?” Our summer marketing campaign is asking beef lovers…

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August 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Not goodbye, just see you later

Alberta Beef Producers is bidding farewell to our longest running employee. After 20 years of service, Laura Procunier, ABP Controller, is taking her much earned retirement. Laura joined ABP in 2002 during the height of BSE and quickly proved she was up for a challenge, becoming an integral part of the organization. In her words,…

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August 9, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Living Labs, a DIY plastic compactor, and positivity in market trends

We’re back for the August episode of our podcast, The Bovine. On this episode, you’ll hear about the recently announced expansion of the Living Laboratories Initiative, the skills needed to DIY a plastics compactor, our #howdoyouburger summer contest, and why one analyst says there are positive movements coming for beef markets. Living Laboratories Initiative Karin Schmid of Alberta Beef Producers and Sheri…

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August 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

July Auction Market Update

Rain was the major spring cattle market influencer in Alberta. Lack of it meant early selling by some, while a few drops and the hope of more brought others in to buy. It became a fine line between gambling on the weather and prudent planning for a scarce resource. “We’ve had more of a selloff…

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July 29, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Exploring and supporting Olds College’s FCDC Field Day

Alberta Beef Producers proudly sponsored and attended Olds College’s Field Crop Development Centre (FCDC) Field Day in Lacombe this week. Attendees were treated to informative presentations by researchers and industry experts on malting barley breeding and quality, feed & forage barley breeding and biotechnology, pathology, and triticale breeding. Here’s a look at the day in…

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Top Stories

August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Until the Cows Come Home: Five Strategies to Stop Sickness Before It Starts This Fall 

August 11, 2022 Inspiration

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

August 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Young Guns Contest is Back

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