AB Direct - Steers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Canadian Dollar

$78.15
0.20
August 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

July Auction Market Update

Rain was the major spring cattle market influencer in Alberta. Lack of it meant early selling by some, while a few drops and the hope of more brought others in to buy. It became a fine line between gambling on the weather and prudent planning for a scarce resource. “We’ve had more of a selloff…

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August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Optimism has returned with the rains for the cattle sector

Producers still dealing with drought fallout, but looking ahead to better days By Alexis Kienlen, Alberta Farmer Express Cattle producers are feeling cautiously hopeful, thanks to June and July rains. “It’s a sigh of huge relief, as least what I experienced in this area — it’s just a burden of worry lifted,” said Fred Lozeman,…

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August 2, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 1, 2022

Last week, Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed around $174.75/cwt, $0.75/cwt higher than the previous week. Fed cattle prices are $25/cwt higher than last year. Last week dressed sales were reported from $291.50-292.50/cwt FOB the lot. Most of the cattle that traded last week were being scheduled for late August/early September delivery. Last week…

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July 29, 2022 Business Tools

On-Farm Climate Action Fund starts application intake in Alberta

Edmonton Alberta – RDAR is excited to announce that it will be open to receiving applications for the On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) program starting August 4, 2022. RDAR was announced as one of 12 national delivery partners for the federally funded program in February 2022. Over the last several months, RDAR has been preparing…

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July 29, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Exploring and supporting Olds College’s FCDC Field Day

Alberta Beef Producers proudly sponsored and attended Olds College’s Field Crop Development Centre (FCDC) Field Day in Lacombe this week. Attendees were treated to informative presentations by researchers and industry experts on malting barley breeding and quality, feed & forage barley breeding and biotechnology, pathology, and triticale breeding. Here’s a look at the day in…

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July 28, 2022 Health & Production

Conditions may increase threat of anthrax in Alberta

With the ever-changing summer weather in Alberta, producers need to be on the lookout for anthrax. Typically appearing during periods of hot, dry weather following wet conditions, anthrax is a rapid and fatal disease caused by bacteria in soil.  A few isolated cases of anthrax occur almost every year in Western Canada. Animals contract the disease…

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August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | Until the Cows Come Home: Five Strategies to Stop Sickness Before It Starts This Fall 

August 11, 2022 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | More than 100 farms preparing for kickoff of Alberta Open Farm Days

August 10, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Young Guns Contest is Back

Cattle Report

Updated: 12/08/2022

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Choice Heifers

Live: 138.00-140.00 (TX, KN)
Rail: 229.00-232.00 (IA, NE)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 170.11

Canadian Dollar

$78.15   0.20

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Nov 174 226 -
5-Decv 174 222 -
30-Jan 184 226 -
27-Feb 182 226 -
27-Mar 188 230 -
24-Apr 192 230 -
Last Updated on August 11, 2022