AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Canadian Dollar

$77.82
0.55
July 14, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Collaboration and consultation for a more engaged ABP

Last year, through feedback and consultation with producers, ABP took on the challenge of revamping how we communicate and engage with producers. Over the past 12 months, the ABP communications portfolio has taken on a progressive transformation, alongside the onboarding of some new team members to ensure the new platforms’ success. The strength of ABP,…

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June 30, 2022 Business Tools

The cost of success(ion)

Read Part One ‘In the genetics: Family is key in the Bolduc succession plan in the January Issue of ABP Magazine.  Sitting down at the table and hashing out a succession plan is not easy. It is also never done in one sitting. Instead, it is an ongoing conversation that should span a lifetime, or…

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June 28, 2022 Trailblazers

Scott Guenthner’s journey from rodeo to rural

Heading for a warmer spot during the Alberta winter cold is what many make a regular journey. But Scott Guenthner chose to skip his usual winter hot spots this year, to stay at home on the ranch near Provost instead. Why? Because the two-time Canadian Steer Wrestling Champion decided it was time. He’s travelled the…

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June 16, 2022 Trailblazers

The simple secrets of the Tomahawk

The robust, rich, buttery flavour of the tomahawk steak lends itself to the most discerning of palates. It’s a cut that not only looks good on the grill, but it’s one that you can share with guests no matter the occasion. Whether it’s a winter gathering around the kitchen table or an outdoor summer BBQ,…

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June 15, 2022 Health & Production

Taking a closer look at Johne’s disease

Johne’s disease is a sneaky production-limiting disease that damages herd health. We introduced Johne’s in the November 2021 issue. A new digital risk-reward calculator has been developed to help beef producers predict the future spread of Johne’s in their herds, and compare costs and benefits of different management strategies. As cattle herds grow and consolidate,…

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June 8, 2022 Inspiration

Let’s talk Tomahawk

When it comes to the Tomahawk steak, we refer to it as the “showstopper.” For those of us who grew up watching cartoons, it’s the steak that Fred Flintstone ate. Its massive presentation on the bone makes the steak look primal – which is all part of its appeal, and of course when prepared to…

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August 8, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 8, 2022

August 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

July Auction Market Update

August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

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

Cattle Report

Updated: 08/08/2022

Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot last week

Choice Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 161.59

Canadian Dollar

$77.82   0.55

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
31-Oct 174 226 -
28-Nov 172 222 -
23-Jan 184 224 -
20-Feb 184 226 -
20-Mar 184 228 -
17-Apr 192 228 -
Last Updated on August 4, 2022