AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 del (This week)

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 (This week)

US Trade- Steers

Live: 137.25-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 137.00-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Canadian Dollar

$78.04
0.09
May 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP seeking applicants for Living Labs positions

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is looking for applicants for four positions as part of its application to the Living Laboratories Initiative. The positions include: Living Labs Director – F/T, remote-based Living Labs KTT and Engagement Lead – F/T, remote-based Living Labs Engagement Facilitators (2) – P/T, regional, remote-based These positions have a May/June proposed start…

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May 16, 2022 Trailblazers

What We’re Reading | Young and passionate: Why these ranchers are taking a seat at the table

It’s about focusing on things that matter now in order to build a better future, say these young leaders By Alexis Kienlen, Alberta Farm Express Young producers are coming to the Alberta Beef Producers’ table — and they’re bringing their ideas and passions with them. Kaylee Chizawsky is one of them. The fourth-generation cattle farmer…

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May 16, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of May 16, 2022

Last week, Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed around $171.75/cwt, $2/cwt higher than the previous week. The last time fed prices averaged over $170/cwt was back in June 2017. Last week dressed sales were reported from $285.00-288.50/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle that traded last week were being scheduled for the first half of June…

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May 16, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | Local feedlot donates $360,000 towards new multi-use rec centre in Coaldale

By Justin Goulet, Lethbridge News Now The Coaldale STRONG! Capital Campaign has just received another significant monetary gift. The campaign is a fundraiser for the new multi-use recreation centre in the town. KCL Cattle Company Ltd. has donated $360,000 to the initiative. The goal for Coaldale is to generate $2 million in philanthropic support for the…

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May 13, 2022 Business Tools

Get on the Wait List: Supply chain issues causing tag order delays

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the April edition of ABP Magazine. Since then, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has stated its aware of ongoing tag supply challenges, and is working closely to monitor the issue. CFIA says there are sufficient tag supplies available, but producers may need to use an alternate source/dealer…

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May 12, 2022 Issues & Insights

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…

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Top Stories

May 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Calf 911: BCRC video series provides practical approach to newborn calf management

May 20, 2022 Innovation & Technology

What We're Reading | How to transform livestock waste into products of economic and ecological value

Cattle Report

Updated: 20/05/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 del (This week)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 288.00-293.00 (This week)

Choice Steers

Live: 137.25-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: 137.00-138.00 (KN)
Rail: 225.00-228.00 (IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 162.95

Canadian Dollar

$78.04   0.09

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
15-Aug 164 198 -
12-Sep 166 204 -
10-Oct 168 208 218
7-Nov 168 208 216
5-Dec 168 202 210
30-Jan 180 206 218
Last Updated on May 19, 2022