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February 16, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

Trading $0.88/cwt higher last week, weighted average steer prices set new annual highs and basis levels still remain historically strong. Competition on the cash market was supportive with both major packers getting cattle bought. Dressed sales were reported from $255-256/cwt delivered and cattle were scheduled for 2-3 week delivery. Since the beginning of the year…

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February 11, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

What We’re Reading | Disaster averted: Cattle set-aside does its job

Alberta Farmer Express by Alexis Kienlen It was a response to a crisis that threatened to overwhelm Alberta’s cattle sector — but seven months later the cattle set-aside program has come to an end. And it’s clear it’s been a success, says the chair of the Alberta Cattle Feeders Association. “I think the program did…

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February 8, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

The Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed last week around $150.75/cwt, fully steady with the previous week. Fed prices are $6-7/cwt lower than last year. Last week dressed sales were reported from $252.25-253.50/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle that traded last week were being scheduled for the week of February 15th and 22nd delivery.  Last…

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February 1, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of February 1, 2021

Averaging over $151/cwt, weighted average steer prices last week were the highest since March. Western Canadian fed prices were however $12/cwt below last year and $13.50/cwt lower than the five-year average. Fed prices for the month of January are on track to average around $150/cwt, the lowest January average price since 2014. Dressed sales were…

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January 28, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Cattle Market Update

Last year saw major cattle/beef supply chain issues which resulted in very volatile slaughter cattle markets. Although processing levels recovered and exceeded a year ago in the second half of 2020, supply chain issues in the second quarter weighed on the market throughout the rest of the year as it took months to work through…

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Steers

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Choice Steers

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Boner Cows

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
17-Apr-23 202 234 -
15-May-23 204 242 -
12-Jun-23 208 256 -
10-Jul-23 204 - -
7-Aug-23 202 256 -
4-Sep-23 202 260 -
2-Oct-23 202 266 -
Last Updated on January 19, 2023