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
December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

Alberta Beef Producers delegate and director Sheila Hillmer is joining the Executive as the new Vice Chair. Hillmer, who farms and ranches with her family near Del Bonita and sits as an ABP delegate for the Southwest Zone, will serve as Vice Chair for the remainder of the 2022-2023 term. “We are excited to see…

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December 3, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP shares condolences on the sudden passing of Reg Shellenberg

Alberta Beef Producers’ Board of Directors, delegates, and staff are deeply sorry to hear of the passing of Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) President Reg Schellenberg. “My husband Miles and I express our overwhelming sadness over the sudden passing of Reg Schellenberg,” said Melanie Wowk, ABP Chair. “Our paths first crossed through cattle industry politics but…

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December 2, 2022 Press Releases

ABP Board of Directors appoints Vice Chair

Alberta Beef Producers’ Board of Directors has appointed Sheila Hillmer to the Executive as Vice Chair for the remainder of the 2022-2023 term. “We are excited to see Sheila join the Executive,” said Melanie Wowk, ABP Chair. “She brings a wealth of knowledge, and perhaps even more importantly, an incredible passion for the agriculture industry.”…

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November 22, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Alberta rancher recognized for community volunteerism

One Alberta rancher’s dedication to giving back was recently recognized with a special honour. Miles Wowk, who ranches at Beauvallon, AB, received the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pin for his long-time commitment to charity fundraising in his community. “There are no words that can truly explain how vital a volunteer is to the success and sustainability…

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October 27, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP Funding Update

By Brad Dubeau and Melanie Wowk Since running a three-part series on ABP’s financial situation, we’ve continued to work to find a solution that will benefit Alberta’s beef industry. When the Board of Directors reviewed the latest refund report, there was some optimism around the table. A slight decrease in refunds was reflected year over…

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October 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Highlights from the Chair | Strength in numbers

It’s been a busy summer, with a return to conferences and events. As we continue trying to stabilize from the drought, herd dispersals and low feed supplies, I am actually optimistic. Everything is signaling the promise of strong calf prices. The question is: how strong do they need to be to help us recover? Or…

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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

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