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April 10, 2024 Health & Production

Ear tag retention comes down to best management practices

Lost ear tags are a costly and frustrating reality on Canadian cattle ranches. Yet, tags play an integral role in in disease outbreak investigations, as well as in maintaining the credibility of Canada’s traceability system. The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) both examines and investigates reports of retention issues on an ongoing basis. Most of…

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March 8, 2024 Health & Production

Animal Health Canada receives $1.7M for livestock disease prevention and preparedness

The Government of Canada has announced funding of up to $1,697,850 to Animal Health Canada to support their role in foreign animal disease prevention and preparedness efforts in Canada, including for African swine fever (ASF) and Food and Mouth Disease (FMD). Animal Health Canada brings together the agriculture industry, and federal, provincial, and territorial partners…

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February 16, 2024 Health & Production

Reminders for humane transport

Every day, thousands of cattle travel by trailer. Most of these animals are fit for the journey and experience no negative outcomes. However, there are instances where we must ask, “is this animal fit to load and be transported?” Updates to the Health of Animals Regulations Part XII, Humane Transport took effect in 2020. Now,…

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April 6, 2023 Issues & Insights

Federal funding announced for FMD vaccine bank

The Canadian beef industry breathed a collective sigh of relief to learn a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine bank is on the horizon. As part of the 2023 Federal Budget, $57.5 million over five years was designated to create the FMD vaccine bank within the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and to develop an emergency response plan….

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March 29, 2023 Checking in with ABP

ABP Research Showcase Highlights | Getting the science on rest stops

This is the second in a series of articles highlighting a selection of ABP-supported research projects that were featured at our Research Showcase in February 2023. Find the first article here. In 2017, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced new livestock transport regulations were coming, prompting criticism that became a common refrain: the new…

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March 27, 2023 Issues & Insights

Japan restores full market access to Canadian beef

After twenty years of trade restrictions, the last barrier to Canadian beef exports to Japan has been removed. The federal government announced Monday the opening of processed beef into Japan, removing the country’s last BSE-era restriction against Canadian beef and fully restoring Canada’s access into this market. “Cattle producers are grateful for the removal of…

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January 19, 2023 Issues & Insights

CFIA, provinces to address food trade issues in Lloydminster

A new pilot project is underway to better facilitate interprovincial food trade in the city of Lloydminster. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working with the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments to eliminate difficulties relating to moving food from both provinces into and within Lloydminster. “We are excited to see this pilot, not only as…

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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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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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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/07/2024

Steers

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Rail: 428.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 428.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 276.34

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Oct-24 232 332 --
4-Nov-24 230 330 --
2-Dec-24 226 324 --
27-Jan-25 232 322 --
24-Feb-25 230 324 --
24-May-24 232 324 --
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Last Updated on July 12, 2024

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