AB Direct - Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.33
0.12
January 21, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | US Agricultural Water use Declining for Most Crops and Livestock Production

Climate change and a growing world population require efficient use of natural resources. Water is a crucial component in food production, and water management strategies are needed to support worldwide changes in food consumption and dietary patterns. Agricultural production and food manufacturing account for a third of water usage in the U.S. Water use fluctuates with weather…

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January 21, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Your check-off explained

Non-refundable National Levy: $2.50 Canada Beef: 50% Beef Cattle Research Council: 44% Public and Stakeholder Engagement: 6% Refundable Provincial Service Charge: $2.00 Alberta Beef Producers: $0.72 Refunds: $0.70 Alberta’s Allocation to Canadian Cattlemen’s Association: $0.48 Remitter Rebate: $0.05 Work Done with Provincial Service Charge Funds ABP is building strong relationships with the new provincial government…

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January 21, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ABP Statement on Coal

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) has heard concerns from producers regarding open-pit coal extraction in the eastern slopes of Alberta and their potential impacts on water quantity and quality, air quality and biodiversity. As an organization, we are frustrated with the limited public engagement that took place prior to the Government of Alberta rescinding the 1976…

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January 19, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Top 10 Techniques Innovation in Business

We have heard of many major businesses and brands of yesteryear’s now reduced to non-entities. Hindustan Motors (HM) had monopoly in passenger cars till the 1980’s with its classic Ambassador reigning supreme on Indian roads. With the arrival of Maruti car and later on several new generation cars, HM lost out miserably. Likewise, Hindustan Lever…

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January 15, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Vaccination of the Beef Herd: Tips to Remember

Vaccines stimulate the immune system of the animal to produce antibodies. Antibodies (or immunoglobulins) are proteins created by cells in the blood or in various lymphoid tissues that can be found in the intestine or upper respiratory tract. These specific proteins help to destroy various infectious organisms that can cause disease. Cattle also produce antibodies…

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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 28, 2022 Innovation & Technology

What We're Reading | RDAR invests $521,000 in research projects to combat the growing risk of CWD

January 26, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Markets pricing in optimism

January 25, 2022 Innovation & Technology

Something B.I.G. is coming to a beef retailer near you

Cattle Report

Updated: 28/01/2022

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 265.00-276.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 136.00-136.25
Rail: 218.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 138.96

Canadian Dollar

$78.33   0.12

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
25-Apr 172 190 -
23-May 174 200 -
20-Jun 174 212 -
18-Jul 168 - -
15-Aug 166 210 -
12-Sep 168 216 -
10-Oct 170 218 -
Last Updated on January 20, 2022