AB Direct - Steers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

US Trade- Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Canadian Dollar

$73.76
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June 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Canadian politicians weigh in on #dontlabelmybeef

Support for ground beef to be exempt from Health Canada’s front-of-package labelling proposal is growing, with political parties of all kinds stepping up to the podium. On June 13, Jason Copping, Alberta Minister of Health; and Nate Horner, Alberta Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Economic Development joined industry leaders from Alberta Beef Producers, Alberta…

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June 15, 2022 Health & Production

Taking a closer look at Johne’s disease

Johne’s disease is a sneaky production-limiting disease that damages herd health. We introduced Johne’s in the November 2021 issue. A new digital risk-reward calculator has been developed to help beef producers predict the future spread of Johne’s in their herds, and compare costs and benefits of different management strategies. As cattle herds grow and consolidate,…

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June 6, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Dry spring forcing some Alberta cattle ranchers to evaluate their herds

By CBC News After last year’s summer drought prompted many Alberta cattle ranchers to cull their herds, ongoing dry weather this winter and spring, especially in the southern part of the province, could mean more of the same. “If we don’t get some significant rainfall, you know, in my area in the next couple of weeks,…

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June 3, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | For Health Canada, some saturated fats are more equal than others

By Sylvain Charlebois Looks like we will all see different symbols on food packaging soon, telling us whether a food product at the grocery store has too much fat, sugar or sodium. Health Canada is likely going forward shortly with a policy requiring front-of-package nutrition symbols on foods high in saturated fat, sugars and sodium….

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May 27, 2022 Issues & Insights

Survey: Understanding the experience of farm women

Are you a woman who leads a farm, works on a farm, or otherwise contributes to a farm? Farm Management Canada and CentricEngine Inc. are working on a research project to provide a “comprehensive baseline for understanding the roles, status, barriers and opportunities to support women involved in farming.” As part of that project, they’ve…

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May 12, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Scammers exploiting dire cattle feed situation in Alberta, says head of beef producers group

Livestock investigator says some have lost upward of $50,000 due to bad cheques By Jade Markus, CBC Calgary Due to last summer’s drought and winter’s supply chain issues, cattle feed is still hard to come by in Alberta — and what’s available comes at a cost.  That’s leading to a surge in scams, thefts and bad…

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Top Stories

September 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We're Reading | Strike three? Transport rest stops still don't show a benefit for weaned calves

September 19, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of September 12, 2022

September 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

AFSC offers interim changes to loans for cattle producers

Cattle Report

Updated: 23/09/2022

Steers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Heifers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Choice Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 166.34

Canadian Dollar

$73.76   034

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
19`-Dec 186 230 -
16-Jan 192 230 -
13-Feb 194 234 -
13-Mar 192 236 -
10-Apr 198 238 -
8-May 202 244 -
5-Jun 208 252 -
Last Updated on September 22, 2022