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AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 433.50-438.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 433.50-438.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 185.00-186.00 (TX, KN) 192.00-195.00 (NE, IA)
Rail: 301.00-307.00 (NE, IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 185.00-186.00 (TX, NE), 192.00-195.00 (NE, IA)
Rail: 301.00-307.00 (NE, IA)

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Cattle Report

Last Updated: 14/06/2024

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Direct Sales

Alberta direct cattle sales Thursday saw light trade develop with dressed sales ranging from 433.50-438.00 delivered, 2.00-7.00 lower than the previous week. Cattle that traded were being scheduled for the first half of July delivery. One packer was buying cattle for August delivery and bids were at a discount compared to cattle that traded for July delivery. In Ontario this is the third week Cargill workers been on strike. Cattle are beginning to back up. For the time being more cattle are being shipped to the US and more cattle are coming into Alberta.




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Steer & Heifer Trade

Live Rail
Steers --- 433.50-438.00 del
Heifers --- 433.50-438.00 del

AB Cow & Bull Trade

D1, D2 Cows D3 Cows Bulls
198.00-210.00 177.00-195.00 211.00-223.00

US Trade

In the US, over 5,000 head of cattle traded between Texas and Kansas yesterday with live sales ranging from 185.00-186.00, steady with prices seen on Wednesday and 1.00-2.00 higher than last week. Dressed sales in Iowa and Nebraska were from 301.00-307.00, 1.00-4.00 higher. Live sales in the Northern feeding states were from 192.00-195.00, 2.00-5.00 stronger. Today the market tone is sounding stronger, live bids have been reported up to 197.00 in Nebraska. Stronger cash prices has supported the live cattle complex.

US Trade

Live Rail
Choice Steers 185.00-186.00 (TX, KN) 192.00-195.00 (NE, IA) 301.00-307.00 (NE, IA)
Choice Heifers 185.00-186.00 (TX, NE), 192.00-195.00 (NE, IA) 301.00-307.00 (NE, IA)

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

April June August
185.75, +0.92 181.00, +1.50 182.60, +0.90

National slaughter cows

Boner Cows Rail Average
Over 500 lbs. 267.26

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+ 313.00-319.00 273.00-279.00
800-900 327.00-342.00 311.00-325.00
700-800 352.00-367.00 325.00-344.00
600-700 400.00-420.00 346.00-351.00
500-600 426.00-445.00 366.00-397.00
400-500 --- 410.00-441.00
300-400 --- ---
Bred Cows Bred Heifers Cow/Calf Pairs
--- --- 3,800-4,500/pair

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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
2-Sep-24 234 326 -- 326 --
30-Sep-24 232 328 376 328 384
28-Oct-24 230 328 372 328 378
25-Nov-24 228 324 370 324 378
23-Dec-24 232 318 368 320 376
20-Jan-25 234 320 -- -- --
17-Feb-25 236 324 382 324 386
Last Updated on June 7, 2024. For more information visit lpi.​ca

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