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May 12, 2022

What We’re Reading | Scammers exploiting dire cattle feed situation in Alberta, says head of beef producers group

Livestock investigator says some have lost upward of $50,000 due to bad cheques

By Jade Markus, CBC Calgary

Due to last summer’s drought and winter’s supply chain issues, cattle feed is still hard to come by in Alberta — and what’s available comes at a cost. 

That’s leading to a surge in scams, thefts and bad cheques related to hay and grain feed.

Cpl. Lindsey Anderson is with the Alberta RCMP livestock investigation unit, a two-person team that covers all livestock crimes across the province. She says crimes against ranchers have become more common. 

“A lot of times we deal with — we call them bad cheques — where people write cheques knowing that there’s no money in that bank account,” Anderson said.

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What We’re Reading’ is a quick look at some of the issues and insights Alberta Beef Producers’ content creators and editors are reading to stay up-to-date, to broaden perspectives, and to explore issues relevant to the agriculture industry.

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