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November 15, 2022 Health & Production

Survey: Attitudes around tuberculosis and brucellosis in wood bison

Researchers at the University of Calgary are looking at potential ways to manage the health of wild wood bison with a focus on tuberculosis and brucellosis, and they need your help. Drs. David C. Hall and Kyle Plotsky, independent researchers employed by the University of Calgary, are working to understand peoples’ attitudes about wood bison, the disease…

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November 14, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of November 14, 2022

The Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed the week around $183/cwt, $1.75/cwt higher than the previous week. Last week, dressed sales were reported from $298.50-302.50/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle were being scheduled for the second half of December delivery. Light volumes of AB fed cattle traded to the U.S. Depending on freight and dressing…

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November 14, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Alberta beef takes centre stage at Farmfair International

By CTV News Edmonton Animals were the star of the show this weekend, with Alberta beef cattle getting pampered and paraded at one of Canada’s top agricultural shows. Farmfair International is Alberta’s largest beef cattle show, and it kicked off Wednesday at the Edmonton Expo Centre. This year’s event is the largest since 2017, with…

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November 10, 2022 Issues & Insights

AHEM releases new resource for non-disease related emergencies

The Animal Health Emergency Management (AHEM) project has recently released its new resource, Emergency Response Procedures for NON-DISEASE RELATED EMERGENCIES. The 10-page document was developed to provide producers and animal caregivers with guidance on preparing for and responding to: You can view, download, and print the new resource by visiting www.animalhealth.ca/resources. 

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November 9, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP and Canada Beef team up for The Ultimate Burger Winter

The ABP annual consumer campaign kicked off in July, asking consumers “How do you burger?” The contest wrapped September 1, with connoisseurs leading the pack in the way Albertans take on their favourite burger. “Whether you are a ‘Connoisseur,’ a ‘Squisher,’ a ‘Tipper,’ or a ‘Stealer,’ there are many ways toenjoy a juicy burger prepared…

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November 8, 2022 Issues & Insights

ABP aids in front-of-package labelling exemption win

In June, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) aligned with cattle producers and organizations across the country calling on Health Canada to exempt ground beef from the proposed front-of-package (FOP) regulations. As part of the Government of Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy, proposed labelling regulations included a requirement for ground beef sold at retail to carry a “high…

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December 6, 2022 Trailblazers

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December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

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December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

Cattle Report

Updated: 06/12/2022

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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