AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.79
0.25

Cattle Report

Last Updated: 23/09/2021

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Direct Sales

Alberta direct cattle sales Thursday saw light trade develop with dressed sales ranging from 264.00-265.00 delivered, fully steady with prices seen on Wednesday and steady to 1.00 higher than last week. All three western Canadian packers bought cattle. Cattle that traded this week were being scheduled for the middle to late October delivery. This week’s cash offering has been cleaned up. fed prices have trended mostly sideway over the past month averaging from 156.00-158.00.

Canadian Dollar

$78.79   0.25

Steer & Heifer Trade

Live Rail
Steers --- 264.00-265.00 del
Heifers --- 264.00-265.00 del

AB Cow & Bull Trade

D1, D2 Cows D3 Cows Bulls
75.00-87.00 66.00-74.00 99.00-109.00

US Trade

In the US, around 2,000 head of cattle traded between Iowa and Nebraska with yesterday with dressed sales ranging from 193.00-198.00, 2.00-3.00 lower than the previous week. Live sales in Texas were reported at 124.00, fully steady with the previous week. USDA is scheduled to release its September 1st cattle on feed report this afternoon. Pre-report estimates are indicating August placements to be down 1% compared to last year and marketings are expected steady. If realized this would put September 1st cattle on feed inventories down 2% versus last year.

US Trade

Live Rail
Choice Steers 124.00 193.00-198.00
Choice Heifers 124.00 193.00-198.00

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

October December February
123.00, -0.22 128.12, -0.50 132.55, -0.40

National slaughter cows

Boner Cows Rail Average
Over 500 lbs. US$ 135.36

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+ 181.00-185.00 162.00-169.00
800-900 188.00-195.00 173.00-182.00
700-800 203.00-207.00 179.00-185.00
600-700 213.00-224.00 181.00-190.00
500-600 217.00-229.00 189.00-196.00
400-500 231.00-248.00 105.00-219.00
300-400 260.00-279.00 222.00-236.00
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
20-Dec 152 190 - 188 -
17-Jan 158 188 - - -
14-Feb 160 192 - 190 -
14-Mar 158 190 - 190 -
11-Apr 164 190 - 192 -
9-May 168 196 - 196 -
6-Jun 170 202 - - -
Last Updated on September 23, 2021. For more information visit lpi.​ca