AB Direct - Steers

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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
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August 4, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Watching | Experiencing drought stress? Ask the experts: webinar recording

On July 29, Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) hosted a webinar on drought stress, moderated by Stacey Domolewski, Research and Innovation Coordinator for the BCRC. Speakers: Dr. Cheryl Waldner, NSERC/Beef Cattle Research Council Senior Research Chair in Beef Cattle Health in Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Bart Lardner,…

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July 28, 2021 Health & Production

Management considerations for grazing in a drought

If you are in the Canadian cattle industry right now, you are well-aware of the severity of drought conditions that exist across much of western Canada and the United States. Unfortunately, we are at a point where even if the forecast miraculously changed and it rained for a week, it would be too late for…

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July 22, 2021 Health & Production

Need to talk? Here are some resources from across Canada

If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide: Crisis Services Canada Toll Free (24/7): 1 (833) 456-4566Text support (4pm-12am ET daily): 45645https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/ If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1 If you need support, but don’t know where to go: Local Support Listings Crisis Services Canada lists distress centres…

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July 21, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Watching | In Dire Need: Drought Management

This week, Jim Gerrish of American Grazing Lands Services LLC partnered with Foothills Forage & Grazing Association and MaiaGrazing to present a drought management webinar for primary producers. Hear Gerrish talk about drought, Standardized Precipitaiton Index, water infiltration, pasture productivity in a drought, and management strategies that can help producers manage through it. ‘What We’re…

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July 6, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Gram-negative vaccines need caution

By Bruce Derksen, Freelance writer Veterinarians who look after cattle are shifting priorities to emphasize disease prevention over treatment, says Gordon Atkins of the University of Calgary’s veterinary school. The change is occurring as greater focus falls on reducing antibiotics in livestock production. Overall management, nutrition practices and the need to gain a better understanding of the…

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July 3, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | BCRC’s two-part series on overcoming the fear of alfalfa

The following is a preview of a two-part series by the Beef Cattle Research Council. It was originally published in 2019, but remains relevant today. Fear of bloat costs more money than actual cases of bloat do Respect it, but don’t fear it. That’s the message from cattle producers and beef specialists alike who through…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 04/08/2021

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

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