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September 29, 2023 What We're Reading

The link between toe tip necrosis in cattle and flooring

By Murray Jelinski, Canadian Cattleman Toe tip necrosis syndrome is a hind-limb lameness of feedlot cattle that develops days to weeks after arrival at the feedlot. This disease is also known by many other names: toe abscess, toe ulcer, P3 necrosis, toe necrosis, apical white line disease, apicus necrotica, and the list goes on. The disease…

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August 25, 2023 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Rebuilding relationships between Indigenous and ranching communities in B.C.

By Melissa Bezan, Canadian Cattlemen British Columbia is the epitome of “land” with all its different landscapes — the rolling hills that turn into snow-capped mountains, the rainforests in the south and boreal forests in the north, the salty beaches on the coast and prairie near the Alberta border. This land is important to so many…

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February 24, 2023 Business Tools

What We’re Reading | Canadian Beef Breeds Council to launch genetic data hub

By Melissa Bezan, Canadian Cattlemen It’s Canadian Western Agribition week, and the aroma of mini donuts, hamburgers and smoothies mixes with the more distinct smell of livestock in every room. In the Queensbury Convention Centre, the crowd noise crowd has dimmed. Members of the breed associations are here for the Canadian Beef Breeds Council annual…

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May 24, 2022 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Vaccines Are Cheap Insurance – Don’t let your premiums lapse

By Reynold Bergen, BCRC, for the May 2022 issue of Canadian Cattlemen After last summer’s pasture conditions and last winter’s feed costs, it’s safe to say that many cow-calf producers are facing the upcoming grazing season with some anxiety. Some are looking for new grazing arrangements, opportunities to trim input costs, or both. No single solution…

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May 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | A leg up for young cattle producers

CCA’s new president discusses his priorities, including investing in the beef industry’s next generation, improving market access and risk management, plus protecting Canada’s herd from foot-and-mouth disease By Piper Whelan, Canadian Cattlemen Reg Schellenberg knows what it’s like to be a young rancher, just starting out with the odds stacked against his family. In the early…

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April 16, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | How to win fans and influence consumers

Three people share how they changed their minds about beef, becoming advocates for beef production By Piper Whelan, Canadian Cattlemen Magazine David Kleiman’s first visit to a ranch in the southern Alberta foothills was an awe-inspiring experience he’ll never forget. Nature and conservation have been life-long passions for Kleiman, a Calgary-based science teacher. After meeting…

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January 21, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We’re Reading | Canadian Cattlemen covers upcoming Producer Meetings

Piper Whelan of Canadian Cattlemen – The Beef Magazine spoke with Alberta Beef Producers’ (ABP) Chair Melanie Wowk ahead of our upcoming Producer Meetings. Alberta Beef Producers zero in on risk management ahead of producer meetings More responsive programs would make a difference for drought-stricken producers, says ABP chair By Piper Whelan With much of…

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December 17, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Cows ain’t coal

By Lisa Guenther, Editor, Canadian Cattlemen The recent article in Time proclaiming cows as the new coal must have been discouraging to ranchers and beef farmers, never mind the segment on CBC’s The Current that included cutting red meat as a way to fight climate change. At one point on The Current, Lloyd Alter, who has a background as an architect and…

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December 14, 2021 Trailblazers

What We’re Reading | Translating beef cattle genetic data into profit

By Piper Whelan, Canadian Cattlemen The new leader of the Canadian Beef Breeds Council aims to create greater value by capturing and sharing genetic information throughout the supply chain Sandy Russell is skilled at seeing possibilities and turning them into profit. Her career thus far has allowed her to assist different facets of the Canadian…

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November 27, 2021 Inspiration

What We’re Reading | Alberta Order of Excellence honours agricultural trailblazers

By Canadian Cattlemen Staff Three beef industry leaders are among the eight citizens slated to receive the Alberta Order of Excellence. The award is the province’s highest honour for citizens under the Canadian Honours System. Cor Van Raay, Dr. Barbara Olson and Dr. Merle Olson were named for their contributions to the beef industry and the…

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November 2, 2021 Trailblazers

What We’re Reading | Bale grazing and pasture rejuvenation

By Duane McCartney, for Canadian Cattlemen Magazine Forage extension veteran Grant Lastiwka shares his winter-feeding strategy and explains how it fits into his year-round grazing system Grant Lastiwka eats, sleeps and dreams forages. As one of Canada’s most enthusiastic forage extension specialists, Lastiwka is the go-to man for information on year-round grazing management. Past winner…

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Updated: 17/05/2024

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Boner Cows

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
5-Aug-24 234 326 --
2-Sep-24 232 330 --
30-Sep-24 230 332 3572
28-Oct-24 228 332 372
25-Nov-24 226 326 368
23-Dec-24 230 318 364
20-Jan-25 234 320 --
Last Updated on May 9, 2024

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