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US Trade- Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Canadian Dollar

$78.15
0.20
August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Optimism has returned with the rains for the cattle sector

Producers still dealing with drought fallout, but looking ahead to better days By Alexis Kienlen, Alberta Farmer Express Cattle producers are feeling cautiously hopeful, thanks to June and July rains. “It’s a sigh of huge relief, as least what I experienced in this area — it’s just a burden of worry lifted,” said Fred Lozeman,…

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July 25, 2022 Issues & Insights

New agricultural partnership includes $500 million in funding

The Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture announced the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership following their Annual Meeting. This five-year agreement, in principle, will see $500 million in new funds, increasing the cost-shared portion of funding by 25 percent. Ministers agreed to improve Business Risk Management (BRM) programs, with a raise to the AgriStability compensation…

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July 8, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Vacancies put vet clinics in ‘near crisis’ situation

More funding, more vet and vet technologist training won’t fix problem overnight, warns the AVMA By James Snell, Alberta Farmer Express There’s a major shortage of veterinary professionals in Alberta causing long wait times for routine livestock medical procedures. Introducing The Bovine — ABP’s inaugural podcast There are more than 840 veterinarian and veterinary technologist vacancies in Alberta…

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June 27, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Meat warning label proposal slammed by Alberta beef producers

Ground meat is a nutritious food and saying it is high in saturated fat is misleading and harmful, groups say By James Snell Alberta cattle producers say they are feeling betrayed by the federal government after Health Canada recently announced a plan to add saturated fat warning labels to ground meat. “Labelling ground beef — an affordable, nutritious…

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June 24, 2022 Issues & Insights

Survey: Attitudes around tuberculosis and brucellosis in wood bison

Researchers at the University of Calgary are looking at potential ways to manage the health of wood bison, with a focus on tuberculosis and brucellosis, and they need your help. Drs. David C. Hall and Kyle Plotsky, independent researchers employed by the University of Calgary, are working on a Parks Canada funded project to understand peoples’…

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June 23, 2022 Issues & Insights

Using antimicrobials sustainably

Antimicrobial use in beef cattle production greatly benefits animal health. But, it has come under scrutiny in recent years, due to increasing incidents of antimicrobial resistance. To bring you the full story, we spoke to an animal health scientist and a feedlot veterinarian about the benefits and challenges of antimicrobial use, the developing risk of…

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Top Stories

August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Until the Cows Come Home: Five Strategies to Stop Sickness Before It Starts This Fall 

August 11, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

August 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Young Guns Contest is Back

Cattle Report

Updated: 12/08/2022

Steers

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Choice Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Choice Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 170.11

Canadian Dollar

$78.15   0.20

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Nov 174 226 -
5-Decv 174 222 -
30-Jan 184 226 -
27-Feb 182 226 -
27-Mar 188 230 -
24-Apr 192 230 -
Last Updated on August 11, 2022