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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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February 5, 2021 Issues & Insights

Frequently Asked Questions: Prescribing and dispensing livestock medications

Since December 1, 2018, a prescription has been required to purchase any medically important antibiotic for use in cattle. This meant that some medications, such as tetracycline, were no longer available over the counter at local farm supply stores. As with any new regulation change, this has caused some confusion in various situations for producers….

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February 1, 2021 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of February 1, 2021

Averaging over $151/cwt, weighted average steer prices last week were the highest since March. Western Canadian fed prices were however $12/cwt below last year and $13.50/cwt lower than the five-year average. Fed prices for the month of January are on track to average around $150/cwt, the lowest January average price since 2014. Dressed sales were…

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  • Wildfire Resources

    ABP has developed a curated list of wildfire resources for livestock owners in Alberta. On it you'll find quick links to emergency alerts, livestock evacuee information, and more.

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Cattle Report

Updated: 17/05/2024

Steers

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Rail: 430.00-433.00 del

Heifers

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Choice Steers

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Choice Heifers

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Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 252.66

Canadian Dollar

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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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