AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 300.00-305.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 300.00-305.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

Canadian Dollar

$73.20
0.27

Cattle Report

Last Updated: 28/09/2022

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Direct Sales

Alberta direct cattle sales Wednesday saw light trade develop with dressed sales ranging from $300.00-305.00 delivered, fully steady with last week. All three western Canadian packers bought cattle. Cattle that traded this week were being scheduled for the first half of November delivery. No premiums were noted if cattle graded over 70% AAA. Sales volumes are still light, but more inquiries will be made today. Feeding conditions have been ideal this summer and daily gains have been impressive.

Canadian Dollar

$73.20   0.27

Steer & Heifer Trade

Live Rail
Steers --- 300.00-305.00 del
Heifers --- 300.00-305.00 del

AB Cow & Bull Trade

D1, D2 Cows D3 Cows Bulls
99.00-115.00 85.00-98.00 132.00-145.00

US Trade

In the US, around 8,000 head of cattle traded between Iowa and Nebraska yesterday with dressed sales ranging from $225.00-233.00 (mostly $228.00) steady to $1.00 lower than last week. Live sales in Nebraska were at $145.00, $0.53 lower than last week’s weighted average price. Sales in Texas and Kansas were at $143.00, fully steady. Feedlots in Nebraska are paying around $7.50/bushel for corn, prices are 35% higher than last year. For the holiday short week US bee cow slaughter totaled just over 62,000 head, 9% larger than last year. Dairy cow slaughter for that same week was 2% smaller than last year.

US Trade

Live Rail
Choice Steers 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE) 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)
Choice Heifers 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE) 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

October December February
143.45, +0.40 146.52, +0.25 150.22, +0.05

National slaughter cows

Boner Cows Rail Average
Over 500 lbs. US$ 166.63

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+ 227.00-238.00 206.00-214.00
800-900 236.00-245.00 214.00-227.00
700-800 250.00-259.00 217.00-235.00
600-700 254.00-264.00 221.00-235.00
500-600 265.00-282.00 225.00-236.00
400-500 285.00-312.00 240.00-253.00
300-400 316.00-348.00 259.00-275.00
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
19`-Dec 186 230 - 226 -
16-Jan 192 230 - - -
13-Feb 194 234 - 232 -
13-Mar 192 236 - 232 -
10-Apr 198 238 - 236 -
8-May 202 244 - 242 -
5-Jun 208 252 - - -
Last Updated on September 22, 2022. For more information visit lpi.​ca