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US Trade- Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.16
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January 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | World Cattle Inventory vs. Human Population

The world cattle inventory in 2017 is at 998.3 million head.  The population of the world in 2017 is estimated at 7.4 billion people.  The world’s cattle inventory per capita is .13 head. Uruguay has the most cattle per capita in the world followed by New Zealand & Argentina.  Uruguay has 3.44 head of cattle…

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January 8, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Environment Canada’s Top 10 Weather Stories of 2020

Environment Canada – In a year where headlines were dominated by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Canada also saw its share of memorable weather events. Environment Canada released a list of some of the most noteworthy to end the year. From a list of 100 significant weather happenings across Canada in 2020, events were ranked from one…

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January 7, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | World Beef Production: Ranking of Countries

The United States is the largest producer of beef in the world followed by Brazil & the European Union.  The United States, Brazil and the European Union produce roughly 47% of the world’s beef.  The United States produces nearly 20% of the world’s beef.  Brazil produces 15% of the world’s beef.  The European Union produces…

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January 6, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Satellite Ear Tags for Livestock Coming to Canada

When Heather Mundt sought an alternative to branding, a new livestock ear tag in development on the other side of the world opened the door for new management decision possibilities. Heather and her husband Brenton, who run a cow-calf operation and grain farm at Oyen, Alta., were interested in GPS ear tags for identification and…

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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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Top Stories

December 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Out and about with Alberta Beef Producers

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

Unionized employees prepare to vote on Cargill's Nov 30 offer

December 1, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We're Reading | Some Peace Region ranchers may have to sell herds because of drought-caused feed shortage

Cattle Report

Updated: 03/12/2021

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Choice Steers

Live: 140.00-142.00
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Choice Heifers

Live: 140.00-142.00
Rail: 218.00-221.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 129.44

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
28-Feb 168 190 -
28-Mar 172 190 -
25-Apr 176 194 -
23-May 176 200 -
20-Jun 176 210 -
18-Jul 172 - -
15-Aug 170 208 -
Last Updated on December 2, 2021