AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

Canadian Dollar

$82.49
0.23
June 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Branding: More than just a hot iron

ABP Collaborative Study Gives Insights to Improving Pre-weaning Health and Performance By Elizabeth R. Homerosky, DVM, MSc., DABVP Partner Veterinarian, Veterinary Agri-Health Services For many of us that grew up on a ranch or work in agriculture, “branding” has a much deeper meaning than the roar of branding pot and a hot iron. It symbolizes…

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June 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | A flood of American cattle is coming north — but the tide may turn

Alberta usually exports cattle but a quarter of a million U.S. cows a year are coming to Western Canada By Jennifer Blair, Alberta Farmer Express Alberta feeder cattle imports have exploded, reaching highs not seen since the early 2000s. But feedlot operators are still struggling to turn a profit, and adding to their woes, the…

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May 21, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Introduce bulls properly to protect health and welfare

By Roy Lewis, DVM, Western Producer Nothing frustrates me more than when big bulls are unnecessarily injured. This happens a lot when bulls are introduced or reintroduced to one another. It also happens when bulls are transported together in trailers. Bull pens must be big enough to allow bulls to escape from one another. Every…

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May 19, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading: Fractured: The gap between mental well-being and farming

By Krista Baliko, for the University of Regina’s Discourse Research Magazine “When I had my daughter 15 years ago, I experienced postpartum depression and realized I was all alone,” says Cynthia Beck, speaking from her farm south of Regina.  “Mental-health services in rural Saskatchewan are not that accessible, and doctors don’t stay long before they…

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May 15, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Bullish for Beef

By Temur Durrani, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Winnipeg Free Press Who’s got a beef with COVID-19? Turns out, most Canadians. Even the spiralling sticker shocks of rising meat prices and trending plant-based diets during the coronavirus pandemic did not hinder people from their love of sirloin, ribeye or porterhouse steaks. As barbecue season begins across the…

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May 14, 2021 Issues & Insights

Dalhousie survey finds Canadians are (still) beef lovers

Undeterred by the global pandemic, Canadians — and Albertans especially — are continuing to enjoy eating beef. According to a survey findings from Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University (in partnership with Angus Reid), a whopping 92% of Canadians are beef eaters, with 65% eating beef at least once per week. Alberta boasts the highest rate of…

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Top Stories

June 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

An overview of the JBS Foods cyberattack

June 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

Alberta investing $1 million in Eastern Slopes riparian areas

June 11, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Young Guns and the future of the beef industry

Cattle Report

Updated: 11/06/2021

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 275.00-277.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 120.00 (Nebraska)
Rail: 190.00-191.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 139.94

Canadian Dollar

$82.49   0.23

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
6-Sep 140 180 -
4-Oct 142 182 200
1-Nov 142 184 198
29-Nov 140 180 196
24-Jan 154 180 198
21-Feb 152 182 208