AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.33
0.12
January 21, 2022 Health & Production

BCRC publishes video guides for calving season

The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is adding to its repertoire of valuable calving resources. This month, the organization published videos on esophageal feeding (tubing), colostrum management, and dehydration in calves. Calf 911 – The Ins And Outs Of Esophageal Feeding The video quickly summarizes the supplies needed, the McGrath feeder versus the bag feeder,…

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January 18, 2022 Health & Production

How to stop silent spreaders from damaging herd health

Following the recent downgrade in Canada’s BSE risk to negligible status, there is hope that the animal health sector will focus more attention on production-limiting diseases, like Johne’s and Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD).  Reopening doors of opportunity Both Johne’s and BVD present challenges for producers through detection, transmission, and production. We sat down with veterinarian…

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January 13, 2022 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Bale net wrap, twine present health hazard for cows

By Heather Smith Thomas Producers may never realize they have a problem unless a necropsy reveals net wrap or baling twine inside the animal Use of net wrap on hay and straw bales carries risks to cattle. Dr. John Campbell, professor of large animal clinical sciences at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, says some…

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December 22, 2021 Health & Production

Cold Stress: What to know going into this winter

What is cold stress? All mammals need to maintain their internal body temperatures, averaging 38°C in cattle. However, they don’t need to use extra energy to maintain normal body temperatures when the environmental conditions are within a “thermoneutral zone.” The thermoneutral zone is defined as the range of ambient temperatures without regulatory changes in metabolic…

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December 15, 2021 Health & Production

Hay West 2021 receives $3 million in funding

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) today announced $3 million in funding for the Hay West 2021 initiative. “The Hay West program has been a heartwarming response to a devastating situation,” says Mary Robinson, CFA President. “We have seen farmers come together to help their colleagues across the country,…

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December 13, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Groundbreaking research could help ranchers optimize free-range grazing

U of A team will pinpoint genetic traits that could increase grazing efficiency while protecting pastures. By Bev Betkowski A new University of Alberta research project could help ranchers customize their cattle to the type of pastures they have, creating economic and environmental benefits along the way. Launched this past summer, the research involves tracking…

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January 28, 2022 Innovation & Technology

What We're Reading | RDAR invests $521,000 in research projects to combat the growing risk of CWD

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Cattle Report

Updated: 28/01/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 138.96

Canadian Dollar

$78.33   0.12

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
25-Apr 172 190 -
23-May 174 200 -
20-Jun 174 212 -
18-Jul 168 - -
15-Aug 166 210 -
12-Sep 168 216 -
10-Oct 170 218 -
Last Updated on January 20, 2022