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Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

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November 29, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 29, 2021

Last week the Canfax fed heifer price closed around $160/cwt, $5/cwt higher than the previous week. This is the highest fed prices have been since June. Last week dressed sales were reported at mostly $270/cwt delivered. With weaker basis levels many producers passed bids and a decent portion of last week’s cash offering will be…

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November 22, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 22, 2021

It was another week of steady prices for the western Canadian market, but prices lost ground to the U.S. market. Alberta fed prices are now estimated at around a $10.50/cwt discount to the Nebraska market and basis levels are the weakest in one year. With barley prices setting new annual highs and feedlot space tight…

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November 20, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Fall run market factors

The dry weather this summer certainly impacted many producers’ marketing and winter feeding plans, but there was also some welcome moisture relief earlier this fall that took pressure off cow culling and allowed for a bit more orderly fall run of calves. That said fall offerings are larger, as less producers are backgrounding their calves…

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November 15, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 15, 2021

Last week the Canfax fed steer and heifer prices closed around $155.50/cwt, the market tone was steady with the previous week. Fed cattle prices have trended sideways for the past few months. Since the start of July fed cattle prices have ranged from $150-158/cwt. Last week dressed sales were reported from $258.50-261.50/cwt FOB lot. Most…

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November 8, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 8, 2021

Alberta fed bids started off at $257/cwt delivered and by Wednesday afternoon/Thursday, bids/sales were reported in the $261-262/cwt area delivered to the plant. Dressed bids/sales were anywhere from steady to $5/cwt higher than the previous week. Sale volumes were too light to establish a weighted average price trend last week. For the month of October…

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November 7, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

What We’re Reading | Packers winning fall-run race

By Alex McCuaig The pricing impact of this year’s drought on Canada’s ranchers is starting to be felt as western Canadian cattle begin their journey off the range and into the markets. For Alberta Beef Producer chair Melanie Wowk, this year’s fall run will see more cows heading to market than usual due to the drought….

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Cattle Report

Updated: 03/12/2021

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Choice Steers

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Choice Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 129.44

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
28-Feb 168 190 -
28-Mar 172 190 -
25-Apr 176 194 -
23-May 176 200 -
20-Jun 176 210 -
18-Jul 172 - -
15-Aug 170 208 -
Last Updated on December 2, 2021