AB Direct - Steers

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AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Canadian Dollar

$77.45
0.37
June 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Hoping for rain, Buddy Up Month, and planning a pit roast

Welcome back to another episode of The Bovine! (If you haven’t heard, that’s the name of our monthly audio show.) On today’s episode, hear: ABP Delegate and Medicine Hat area farmer, Craig Lehr, with an update on the dry conditions in his area; Akash Asif from the Centre for Suicide Prevention on men’s mental health,…

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December 21, 2021 Inspiration

The art of the roast

As we hunker down for colder weather and the winter months ahead, I am preparing for a shift in demand at the meat counter. Typically, I see a lower volume of walk-in consumers as compared to the summer months, but they are buying in larger quantities, more freezer packs, less beef aimed for the BBQ,…

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August 5, 2021 Issues & Insights

Getting creative with beef choice on a budget

In the last few months, we’ve received quite a few questions, comments and concerns around high beef prices at a retail level. In the last year and a half, we’ve seen major supply disruptions and demand shocks, as food service quickly shifted to retail. But, beyond local changes in demand, there are many factors that…

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February 14, 2021 Issues & Insights

CCA: Leading the conversation

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is helping to lead the conversation and improve consumer confidence in the cattle industry. Burger King™ Back on Track In July 2020, Burger King™ launched a campaign announcing an open-source solution to methane emissions from cows. Unfortunately, the video focused on bovine flatulence instead of belching. CCA’s Public and Stakeholder…

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February 5, 2021 Trailblazers

Introducing Corey Meyer

We are thrilled to welcome Corey Meyer to ABP. This issue, we ask: “Hey Corey, what’s popular at the meat counter these days?“ Customers. No, really. Right now we find many customers coming back to the meat counter to talk one-on-one with their butcher. They have questions. They want to be more involved, connect with…

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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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Top Stories

August 15, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of August 15, 2022

August 12, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | 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

Cattle Report

Updated: 17/08/2022

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Choice Heifers

Live: 146.00 (IA)
Rail: 238.00 (NE) (bid)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 172.16

Canadian Dollar

$77.45   0.37

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