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 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Programs offer support for on-farm water supply initiatives

If you’re an Alberta livestock producer experiencing water supply challenges, there are programs available to help.  Here is a brief overview of both the Government of Alberta’s Water Pumping Program and the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Water Program.  Alberta’s Pumping Program  The Government of Alberta’s Water Pumping Program helps producers interested in pumping water from…

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May 25, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Government of Alberta asks for feedback on Next Ag Policy Framework

The Government of Alberta is looking for feedback on the initial phases of the Next Agricultural Policy Framework, in a short survey. Background NPF is a five-year (2023-2028) investment into Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector. Initial consultations are underway, on current and potential challenges and opportunities facing agriculture, and prospective priorities and vision for the…

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April 25, 2022 Checking in with ABP

AAFC announces up to $3.6M to support Canada Beef export efforts

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, today announced funding of up to $3.6 million in the Canadian beef industry. The funding will be used to support Canada Beef in its efforts to boost exports of beef and veal products, remain competitive, and continue to be a driver of economic growth. According to the Government…

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December 21, 2021 Checking in with ABP

AHEM releases updated emergency preparedness handbooks

Are you prepared for a livestock-related emergency? How would you respond? The Animal Health Emergency Management Project (AHEM) is equipping the Canadian livestock industry with awareness, understanding, and resilience in emergency preparedness. One of the ways it’s doing that is by providing producer handbooks that outline important considerations and actions for emergency situations. In December…

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October 19, 2021 Business Tools

RDAR makes major investment in CBIN genetics data platform to improve efficiency and profitability of cattle producers

October 19, 2021 (Edmonton, Alberta) – Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) has invested $640,000 in a collaborative research project with the Canadian Beef Improvement Network (CBIN) to springboard the development of a unified, standardized, and producer-accessible beef cattle genetics data platform. Through this platform, CBIN will provide commercial cattle producers and the entire beef production chain…

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August 23, 2021 Business Tools

VBP+ launches Simply Verified Beef – The Podcast

Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) is offering information in audio format, in a new initiative called ‘Simply Verified Beef – The Podcast.’ “The Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) Program is a great volunteer program across Canada,” says Bree Patterson, VBP+ Coordinator from British Columbia, in the introductory episode (Episode 0) of the new podcast. “It’s…

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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

Live: ---
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