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 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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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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March 14, 2022 Issues & Insights

CFIA, USDA announce Emergency Transit Policy for Regulated Animals

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are implementing a new policy to make it easier to for regulated animals to cross the border during emergencies. The Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) of Canada, Dr. Mary Jane Ireland, and the United States CVO, Dr. Rosemary Sifford issued the following statement:…

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February 28, 2022 Business Tools

Graduated enforcement for transport regulations ends

On February 20, 2022, the graduated enforcement period for feed, water and rest (FWR) intervals under the Health of Animals Regulations: Part XII: Transport of Animals ended. The regulations in effect include a reduced transport time of 36 hours before feed, water and rest must be provided, as well as record-keeping and transfer of care provisions….

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December 17, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Atypical BSE find a sign the system is working

Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified the World Organisation for Animal Health of a case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Canada’s beef industry takes BSE surveillance extremely seriously and although unfortunate, this discovery demonstrates the robust nature of the National BSE Surveillance Program we have in place. “The quick discovery of this…

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July 26, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | On the Frontlines: An inside look at meat inspection during COVID-19

It’s been a tough year and a half. Everyone has endured their share of adversity during the COVID-19 pandemic, including those working in meat slaughter inspection. My name is Ryan Morris. I grew up in the beautiful town of Lacombe, Alberta before moving to Calgary to pursue an education. I graduated from the Southern Alberta…

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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