AB Direct - Steers

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AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Canadian Dollar

$79.74
0.01
August 4, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

What We’re Reading | Klassen: Drought conditions spur on fall cattle run

By Jerry Klassen, GFM Network NewsContributor, Alberta Farmer Express Compared to last week, Western Canadian feeder yearling prices were relatively unchanged; calves traded $2 to $5 lower. The fall run has started. Drought like conditions have caused many ranchers to sell cattle 30 to 45 days earlier than normal. Steers averaging 900 pounds were readily trading in…

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August 3, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of Aug 2, 2021

Canfax fed steer and heifer prices closed the week around $150/cwt, mostly steady with the previous week. After dropping $14/cwt since June the fed market has found some stability averaging in the low $150s/cwt for the past three weeks. Last week dressed sales were reported from $248.50-251.50/cwt FOB the lot. Most of the cattle that…

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July 26, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

Alberta direct cattle sales saw light to moderate cash trade last week with weighted average steer prices easing $1.73/cwt lower than the previous week. Dressed prices were steady to $5/cwt lower than the previous week from $252-253/cwt delivered. Light live trade was reported comparable with rail sales. Recent western Canadian fed slaughter totaled 52,919 head…

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July 19, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

Canfax fed steer and heifer prices closed last week around $151.75/cwt, $3/cwt lower than the previous week. Fed cattle prices have declined for five straight weeks, and over that timeframe have dropped $12.50/cwt. Last week dressed sales were reported from $251.50-255.50/cwt FOB the lot. Most of the cattle that traded were being scheduled for the week of August 9th delivery. Competition on the cash…

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July 12, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

Alberta direct cattle sales saw moderate volume trade last week with weighted average prices closing $2.28 and $3.14/cwt lower than the previous week for steers and heifers respectively. Dressed prices were generally $3-4/cwt lower than the previous week’s rail average in a full $258-263/cwt delivered trade range. Light live trade was reported comparable with rail…

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July 5, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

Canfax fed steer and heifer prices closed last week around $157.50/cwt, $5/cwt lower than the previous week. Dressed sales were reported from $260.50-264.50/cwt FOB the lot. All three Western Canadian packers procured cattle last week. In some instances, packers were limiting the amount of cash cattle they were buying from each producer. Most of the…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 04/08/2021

Steers

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Heifers

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Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 120.00-125.00
Rail: 197.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 144.80

Canadian Dollar

$79.74   0.01

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
25-Oct 152 200 -
22-Nov 152 198 -
20-Dec 156 196 -
17-Jan 162 196 -
14-Feb 164 198 -
11-Apr 170 196 -
Last Updated on July 30, 2021