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

Cattle Report

Last Updated: 11/06/2021

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Feeder Report

Slaughter Report

Direct Sales

Alberta direct cattle sales Thursday saw light trade develop with live sales reported just over 164.00 FOB the feedlot, fully steady with last week’s weighted average price. Dressed sales were reported from 275.00-277.00 delivered, fully steady with last week as well. Most of the cattle that traded this week were being scheduled for late June/early July delivery. Sale volumes are not large but his week’s cash offering has been cleaned up.

Canadian Dollar

$82.49   0.23

Steer & Heifer Trade

Live Rail
Steers --- 275.00-277.00 del
Heifers --- 275.00-277.00 del

Cow & Bull Trade

D1, D2 Cows D3 Cows Bulls
104.00-116.00 86.00-99.00 119.00-133.00

National slaughter cows

Boner Cows Rail Average
Over 500 lbs. US$ 139.94

US Trade

In the US, around 500 head of cattle traded between Iowa and Nebraska yesterday with dressed sales ranging from 190.00-191.00 and live sales were marked at 120.00, both live and dressed sales are fully steady with the previous week. Light clean up trade is still possible but for the most part business has wrapped up for this week. US fed cattle prices have traded sideways for the past five weeks. US steer carcass weights dropped 4lbs to average 884lbs.

US Trade

Live Rail
Choice Steers 120.00 (Nebraska) 190.00-191.00
Choice Heifers 120.00 (Nebraska) 190.00-191.00

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

June August October
117.70, +0.12 119.05, +0.50 124.62, +0.42

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+ 171.00-177.00 153.00-156.00
800-900 178.00-190.00 162.00-170.00
700-800 195.00-212.00 167.00-182.00
600-700 208.00-226.00 175.00-190.00
500-600 225.00-240.00 186.00-206.00
400-500 238.00-248.00 193.00-211.00
300-400 --- ---
Bred Cows Bred Heifers Cow/Calf Pairs
--- --- 2400-3100 (Central AB)

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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
6-Sep 140 180 - 178 -
4-Oct 142 182 200 180 200
1-Nov 142 184 198 182 198
29-Nov 140 180 196 176 194
24-Jan 154 180 198 176 196
21-Feb 152 182 208 178 204