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US Trade- Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.16
0.11
December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill’s Nov 30 offer

Unionized employees at Cargill will begin voting on an updated offer proposed by Cargill on Thursday. The union representing those employees, UCFW, Local 401 says that while they won’t release the exhaustive outline of the offer, in their words it includes: As much as $4,200 in retroactive pay for many Cargill union members, A $1,000…

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December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Some Peace Region ranchers may have to sell herds because of drought-caused feed shortage

By Curtis Galbraith, Everything Grande Prairie A Beaverlodge rancher who sits on the Alberta Beef Producers Board of Directors says feed supplies have been “stretched very thin” after the drought. Mike Nadeau says some ranchers may have to sell their cattle, with some having to ship their entire herd. “In some instances, I think there will…

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November 29, 2021 Issues & Insights

Bargaining continues as latest Cargill offer voted down

According to United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), Local 401, Cargill union members voted down Cargill’s contract offer by a 98 percent margin this week. “Cargill workers have told their employer through another overwhelming vote that they matter and that they deserve something more,” said UFCW Local 401 President Thomas Hesse. “We will be…

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November 23, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Prairie ranchers brace for potential strike at Cargill plant in Alberta as deadline looms

By Tony Seskus · CBC News n the last two years, Prairie ranchers have been dealing with drought, soaring feed costs and pandemic disruptions that led to massive cattle backlogs.  Now they are watching — and hoping — for progress on labour negotiations at the Cargill meat-packing plant in High River, Alta. The union representing workers at the plant issued a strike…

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November 19, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | ABP check-off refunds jeopardize work

By Doug Ferguson, for The Western Producer Alberta Beef Producers is facing tough decisions about its future as an advocate for ranchers and farmers because of checkoff refunds. The organization refunds almost half the check-off dollars collected from producers. Alberta Beef Producers funding reaches critical turning point “It’s having a tremendous effect on us,” said chair…

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November 17, 2021 Issues & Insights

Flooding devastates B.C. producers

Farmers and ranchers in British Columbia are dealing with the devastation of flooding and mudslides that are causing feed and milk transportation disruptions, evacuations, and forcing some livestock owners to abandon their animals. On Tuesday, the City of Abbotsford issued an urgent notice to residents of Sumas Prairie — part of the Fraser Lowland —…

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December 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Out and about with Alberta Beef Producers

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill's Nov 30 offer

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We're Reading | Some Peace Region ranchers may have to sell herds because of drought-caused feed shortage

Cattle Report

Updated: 03/12/2021

Steers

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Choice Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 129.44

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
28-Feb 168 190 -
28-Mar 172 190 -
25-Apr 176 194 -
23-May 176 200 -
20-Jun 176 210 -
18-Jul 172 - -
15-Aug 170 208 -
Last Updated on December 2, 2021