AB Direct - Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Canadian Dollar

$74.28
0.28
January 3, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | An Evolution of Lean Beef: Building on a Success Story

Responding to its market, the beef industry began making important changes in both perceived and actual nutritional properties of its products nearly 40 years ago. Those changes and the resulting impact they have had in marketing beef are more significant than most producers realize. The industry’s first wake-up call came in 1977 when the U.S….

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December 23, 2020 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Proposed Clean Fuel Standard “Very Positive,” says Canola Council

The federal government’s Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) could create a new market equal in size to that of Japan’s for Canadian canola, according to the Canola Council of Canada. The draft regulations supporting the new fuel standard, which would require fuel companies reduce the lifecycle carbon intensity of their fuels, were published in Canada Gazette on December 18….

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December 20, 2020 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Beef Byproducts: Products that we get from Beef Cattle

Beef byproducts are the products that we get from beef cattle that might not be quite so obvious. For example, soap is a beef byproduct because it uses beef fat. Fun Facts: Products We Get From Beef Cattle Read Full Article

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December 19, 2020 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | “The Way we’ve Always Done it”

There’s a lot to be said for tradition, for stability and for the foundation that the status quo gives us to move forward. But, if we were on the spot to analyze our day, our processes and our assumptions, how many things do we do simply because we are in the habit? Read Full Article

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December 18, 2020 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Loblaw first Canadian retailer to purchase certified sustainable beef

Loblaw Companies Limited plans to purchase one million pounds of beef from the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) farms and ranches, becoming the first Canadian retailer to do so, according to the company. Loblaw is a founding member of CRSB. The beef purchased was raised on certified sustainable farms and ranches that meet the…

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December 13, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Fun Facts: Products we get from Beef Cattle

What comes to mind when you hear the word “beef”? Perhaps, meat, hamburger, steak or even leather. These are all products of the beef animal (or cattle), but there are also many other byproducts. Beef byproducts are the products that we get from beef cattle that might not be quite so obvious. For example, soap…

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Top Stories

December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

December 3, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP shares condolences on the sudden passing of Reg Shellenberg

Cattle Report

Updated: 05/12/2022

Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 147.43

Canadian Dollar

$74.28   0.28

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
27-Feb-23 192 226 -
27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022