AB Direct - Steers

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AB Direct - Heifers

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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
0.01

Cattle Report

Last Updated: 04/08/2021

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Feeder Report

Slaughter Report

Direct Sales

Alberta direct cattle sales Tuesday saw no new trade to report but there is a good chance scattered trade will develop by this afternoon. This week’s showlist has been compiled with volumes steady with the previous week. There have been reports packers are behind schedule picking up cattle. Based on the five-year average Alberta fed basis levels historically waken from July to August.

Canadian Dollar

$79.74   0.01

Steer & Heifer Trade

Live Rail
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Cow & Bull Trade

D1, D2 Cows D3 Cows Bulls
78.00-94.00 65.00-78.00 95.00-129.00

National slaughter cows

Boner Cows Rail Average
Over 500 lbs. US$ 144.80

US Trade

In the US, over 1,000 head of cattle traded between Iowa and Nebraska yesterday with dressed sales marked at 197.00, fully steady with the previous week. Live sales in Nebraska ranged from 123.00-125.00, with a weighted average price just over 124.00. Prices are 2.00 higher than last week. A few cattle also traded in Texas at 120.00, fully steady with last week. Beef cutout values have been on a roller coaster ride, from the middle of June to the middle of July Choice cutout dropped $72.00/cwt. Since Mid-July to early August cutout have strengthened $20.00/cwt.

US Trade

Live Rail
Choice Steers 120.00-125.00 197.00
Choice Heifers 120.00-125.00 197.00

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

August October December
123.25, 0.00 128.10, -0.05 133.02, -0.17

Replacement Trade

Information provided on this report is supplied by various auction markets throughout Alberta. In reference to the following prices, producers are reminded to check with individual markets on current prices and trends. Prices quoted include top quality cattle only.

Steer Heifer
900+ 160.00-192.00 150.00-177.00
800-900 175.00-200.00 165.00-184.00
700-800 197.00-218.00 165.00-194.00
600-700 200.00-232.00 165.00-200.00
500-600 210.00-242.00 175.00-207.00
400-500 220.00-258.00 175.00-214.00
300-400 250.00-290.00 180.00-227.00
Bred Cows Bred Heifers Cow/Calf Pairs
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Livestock Price Insurance Index

The Cattle Price Insurance Program offers producers the ability to manage their bottom line by purchasing price insurance to provide a floor price on future cattle sales. This is a snapshot of top coverage offered this past week. LPI-Calf is available to purchase from February to June.

Expiry Date LPI-Fed
Price
LPI-Feeder
Alberta
LPI-Calf
Alberta
LPI-Feeder
SaskMan
LPI-Calf
SaskMan
25-Oct 152 200 - 198 -
22-Nov 152 198 - 194 -
20-Dec 156 196 - 192 -
17-Jan 162 196 - - -
14-Feb 164 198 - 192 -
11-Apr 170 196 - 194 -
Last Updated on July 30, 2021. For more information visit lpi.​ca