AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
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 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

With the drought last summer and supply chain issues through the winter, producers need to exercise caution when purchasing or selling feed this year. Stories of feed scams and theft continue to make the rounds at coffee shops and in news, and the Alberta RCMP livestock investigation unit has seen a surge in related reports….

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May 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP seeking applicants for Living Labs positions

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is looking for applicants for four positions as part of its application to the Living Laboratories Initiative. The positions include: Living Labs Director – F/T, remote-based Living Labs KTT and Engagement Lead – F/T, remote-based Living Labs Engagement Facilitators (2) – P/T, regional, remote-based These positions have a May/June proposed start…

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May 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | Local feedlot donates $360,000 towards new multi-use rec centre in Coaldale

By Justin Goulet, Lethbridge News Now The Coaldale STRONG! Capital Campaign has just received another significant monetary gift. The campaign is a fundraiser for the new multi-use recreation centre in the town. KCL Cattle Company Ltd. has donated $360,000 to the initiative. The goal for Coaldale is to generate $2 million in philanthropic support for the…

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May 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Opinion: For the common good of the cattle industry

Editor’s Note: This opinion piece was provided by an Alberta rancher for the April edition of ABP, our quarterly print magazine. I feel compelled to write in response to Will Verboven comments in the January 2022 edition of Alberta Beef Magazine. Verboven accurately states the history of ABP since its inception in the late 60s….

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May 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Government of Alberta commits over $60M to UCVM expansion

The Government of Alberta is investing over $67 million over three years to support enrolment and infrastructure expansions at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM). “Agriculture is a key pillar of Alberta’s economy. That’s why it is so critical we ensure that livestock have access to the veterinary care that keeps them…

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May 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Alberta grain bag and baler twine pilot sees extension

The ‘Alberta Ag Plastic. Recycle it!’ pilot, originally slated to wrap up in April will now continue until at least the end of August 2023. “Farmers are dedicated stewards of our lands, and this program makes it easier for them to recycle commonly-used items like grain bags and baler twine,” said Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural…

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Top Stories

May 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Calf 911: BCRC video series provides practical approach to newborn calf management

May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

What We're Reading | How to transform livestock waste into products of economic and ecological value

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