AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

Canadian Dollar

$81.85
0.42
May 3, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of May 3, 2021

Fed prices established new annual highs last week and are now trading at the highest point in 14 months. Competition was noted from all three Western Canadian packers. Dressed sales were reported from mostly $262-267/cwt delivered, and cattle were being scheduled for the weeks of May 10th and 17th delivery. Over the past couple of…

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April 26, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of April 26, 2021

Canfax fed cattle prices closed last week around $155/cwt, $2.50/cwt higher than the previous week, the highest prices since late March 2020. Most of the cattle that were marketed were yearlings, but a few fed calves were in the mix.  Last week dressed sales were reported from $257.00-260.50/cwt FOB the lot. Alberta fed cash to…

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April 19, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of April 19, 2021

Canfax fed cattle prices closed last week around $152.25/cwt, $2/cwt higher than the previous week. Since the second half of March fed prices have rallied $5-8/cwt. Last week dressed sales were reported from $254.50-255.75/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle that traded last week were being scheduled for the week of April 26th and May 3rd delivery….

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April 16, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

The 2021 Census of Agriculture is on the horizon

In May 2021, Canadian farm operators will have the opportunity to take part in a national dialogue by completing the Census of Agriculture questionnaire. The Census of Agriculture is a source of community-level data on agriculture. By drawing on these data, decision makers will act in the interest of farm operators, farm communities and agricultural…

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April 12, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of April 12, 2021

Dressed sales started out last week at $250/cwt delivered and light live steer trade was comparable at $150/cwt. Bids firmed to $253/cwt by Thursday to encourage moderate volume follow up trade. Light heifer trade was reported comparable with steers, but sale volumes were too slight to establish a weekly trend. With a Friday holiday the…

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April 5, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of April 5, 2021

Fed cattle sale volumes were too light to establish a weighted average steer and heifer price, but the market tone was lower. Dressed sales and bids were reported from $240-245/cwt delivered, steady to $10/cwt lower than the previous week. Based on bids and sales, Alberta fed prices have gone from a premium to the US…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 05/05/2021

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

Choice Heifers

Live: 118.50-119.00 (South)
Rail: 188.00 (North)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 135.67

Canadian Dollar

$81.85   0.42