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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

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May 13, 2022 Business Tools

Get on the Wait List: Supply chain issues causing tag order delays

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the April edition of ABP Magazine. Since then, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has stated its aware of ongoing tag supply challenges, and is working closely to monitor the issue. CFIA says there are sufficient tag supplies available, but producers may need to use an alternate source/dealer…

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February 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

Delays affecting livestock identification device orders

Supply chain issues are affecting many products, including livestock identification devices. Shortage of raw material and staff absenteeism at manufacturing plants are now creating some noticeable delays. CDMV (CCIA’s distributor) is receiving some shipments periodically, but as the busy calving season is upon us, demand is exceeding availability for some products. It is important to…

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November 25, 2021 Business Tools

The Ripple Effect: Keep tag data up to date

It’s a tale as old as time: producers have a bag of extra tags laying around the barn “just in case.” But when activated tags are only used every once in a while, and the data associated with that tag isn’t updated properly, the impact is felt down the line, well after that cow has…

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October 22, 2021 Checking in with ABP

MOBO: The CLTS database at your fingertips

There’s an app for everything these days…and that includes traceability. Meet the CLTS MOBO APP! The CLTS MOBO APP is essentially the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) database at your fingertips. We’ve taken the entirety of a national traceability system and made it available on your Android and iPhone devices. You may not be familiar…

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October 14, 2021 Innovation & Technology

New steel wrap-around RFID tags now available

Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is announcing a new, metal wrap-around beef tag with RFID technology. The tag is produced by Shearwell Data. The microchip is overmolded in a plastic insert, allowing easy readability and uncompromised read range. In addition, Destron Fearing’s eTag (DMR RFID) has been upgraded. It now includes a fully molded outer…

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June 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

CCIA — Traceability, tags and other resources

Importance of a traceability system Simply put, traceability is the ability to follow an item  or a group of items – be it animal, plant, food products  or ingredient – from one point in the supply chain to another, either backwards or forwards.  As a producer that purchases and applies approved Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) tags,…

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August 8, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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August 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

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Updated: 08/08/2022

Steers

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Heifers

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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

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

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Last Updated on August 4, 2022