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US Trade- Steers

Live: 183.00-184.00 (TX, KN), 184.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 290.00-291.00 (IA, NE) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 183.00-184.00 (TX, KN) 184.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 290.00-291.00 (IA, NE) last week

Canadian Dollar

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June 30, 2021 Health & Production

Preventing and treating heat stress in beef cattle

From semen quality to conception rates, prolonged heat stress can take an incredible toll on cattle, and acute heat stress can even be life-threatening. “These several days in a row is really what adds to the heat stress,” says Dr. Roy Lewis, semi-retired veterinarian and regular contributor to various ag publications. “Long-term affects can add…

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April 13, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Check-off at Work | CCA co-hosts UN Food Summit dialogue

Later this month, the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) joins the Nature Conservancy Canada (NCC) in hosting a virtual conversation series in anticipation of the upcoming United Nations Food Systems Summit. The Summit will be an influential policy discussion and CCA wants to ensure Canada’s livestock sector is part of the narrative. This dialogue, entitled Grazing…

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March 24, 2021 Business Tools

Working with Ducks Unlimited Canada to restore prairie wetlands

by Mary MacArthurphoto credit: Prairie Song Photography The bitter cold that blanketed the prairies has eased. The sun is shining, the winds have calmed, the days are longer, and the Andrew family is reminded why they live and ranch in the Special Areas. It’s things such as the snowy owl that lives at the end…

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February 12, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Cutting cattle methane emissions through feed studied

BEEF by Willie Vogt When discussing greenhouse gases, a critical measure is methane. The gas has greater impact than carbon dioxide on climate science, and often livestock are considered the key culprit. A Dutch company may have found the answer for cattle contributions with a feed additive that cuts methane emissions from livestock by as…

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February 8, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of February 8, 2021

The Canfax fed steer and heifer price closed last week around $150.75/cwt, fully steady with the previous week. Fed prices are $6-7/cwt lower than last year. Last week dressed sales were reported from $252.25-253.50/cwt FOB the lot. Cattle that traded last week were being scheduled for the week of February 15th and 22nd delivery.  Last…

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February 8, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Fab Tech Find: Don’t fence me in

Finally! Ag-tech advancements capitalizing on GPS technology will soon appear in a pasture near you. After watching crop production technology advance for years, the livestock sector is about to see some fresh high-tech products that make herd management easier through location tracking, virtual fencing, and data collection. The potential possibilities are exciting. From pasture rotation…

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September 29, 2023 Health & Production

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Cattle Report

Updated: 02/10/2023

Steers

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Rail: 387.00-388.50 FOB lot last week

Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 183.00-184.00 (TX, KN), 184.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 290.00-291.00 (IA, NE) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 183.00-184.00 (TX, KN) 184.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 290.00-291.00 (IA, NE) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US $211.02

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
25-Dec-23 - - -
22-Jan-24 234 320 -
19-Feb-24 236 330 -
18-Mar-24 238 330 -
15-Apr-24 246 334 -
13-May-24 246 340 -
10-Jun-24 252 346 -
Last Updated on September 28, 2023