AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.79
0.25
August 9, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of Aug 9, 2021

Canfax fed steer and heifer prices closed the week around $150/cwt, mostly steady with the previous week. Last week dressed sales were reported from $250.50-251.75 FOB lot. Cattle that traded last week were being booked for late August/early September delivery. On a cash-to-cash basis Alberta fed prices are trading at roughly $5.75/cwt discount against the…

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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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Cattle Report

Updated: 23/09/2021

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 135.36

Canadian Dollar

$78.79   0.25

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
20-Dec 152 190 -
17-Jan 158 188 -
14-Feb 160 192 -
14-Mar 158 190 -
11-Apr 164 190 -
9-May 168 196 -
6-Jun 170 202 -
Last Updated on September 23, 2021