AB Direct - Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Canadian Dollar

$74.28
0.28
October 25, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP Past Vice Chair appointed Deputy Minister

Alberta Beef Producers’ Past Vice Chair, Jason Hale, is the newly appointed Deputy Minister, Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, with the Government of Alberta. “Jason Hale brings a wealth of experience as a cow/half operator, irrigation district board chair, and former MLA,” says Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, The Honourable Nate Horner. “Agriculture is playing a…

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October 25, 2022 Press Releases

ABP Past Vice Chair appointed as Deputy Minister

Alberta Beef Producers’ Past Vice Chair, Jason Hale, is newly appointed Deputy Minister, Agriculture and Irrigation, with the Government of Alberta. “Jason Hale brings a wealth of experience as a cow/half operator, irrigation district board chair, and former MLA,” said Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, The Honourable Nate Horner. “Agriculture is playing a vital role…

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October 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

All for the Beef — An update from ABP’s General Manager

Legendary horseman Tom Dorrance once said: “You can learn anything with these three words – observe, remember, and compare.” Beyond that, he said, learn to adjust to fit the situation. Although Tom’s wise advice was a reflection on horsemanship, I couldn’t think of any better advice for what our industry faces today. Throughout last spring…

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March 4, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Re-capping ABP’s 2022 Annual General Meeting

Alberta Beef Producers’ (ABP) 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held in Red Deer this year, with an online component for guests who wanted to join virtually. Attendees heard from members of the ABP executive, staff and the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association. “It was just fantastic to see people, to talk to people, to be able…

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January 21, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Prioritizing a path to financial sustainability

This is part three of a three-part series. You can find part one and part two in Volume 1 Issue 3 and Volume 1 Issue 4 of ABP Magazine, respectively.  Since the implementation of a refundable provincial check-off in 2009, ABP has reduced our annual budget by $2 million, and depleted reserve funds by another…

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August 6, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ABP welcomes government aid to combat drought

The Government of Alberta has committed to providing an immediate $136 million for Alberta’s livestock producers to purchase feed and water, and cover fencing costs. This much needed assistance will support farmers and ranchers through the devastating drought in Alberta. “Alberta Beef Producers has worked closely with the Government of Alberta to deliver on the needs…

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Top Stories

December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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

December 3, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP shares condolences on the sudden passing of Reg Shellenberg

Cattle Report

Updated: 05/12/2022

Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

Heifers

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Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 147.43

Canadian Dollar

$74.28   0.28

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