AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 300.00-305.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

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Rail: 300.00-305.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

Canadian Dollar

$73.20
0.27
September 29, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Preparing for drought during autumn office hours

Drought’s always just around the corner, says Dr. Bart Lardner, and the best time to plan for it is in the fall. Lardner is a professor at the University of Saskatchewan. He spoke at the Canadian Beef Industry Conference in Penticton, British Columbia, in August. “We should have just experience that grazing program in 2022…

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September 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Initial regions for Livestock Tax Deferral provision announced

The Government of Canada has declared the initial regions eligible for the Livestock Tax Deferral provision for 2022, including a large portion of Central and Southern Alberta. “Canada’s producers continue to show remarkable resilience as they face challenges and uncertainty due to extreme weather conditions,” says Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau. “Designation of…

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June 6, 2022 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Dry spring forcing some Alberta cattle ranchers to evaluate their herds

By CBC News After last year’s summer drought prompted many Alberta cattle ranchers to cull their herds, ongoing dry weather this winter and spring, especially in the southern part of the province, could mean more of the same. “If we don’t get some significant rainfall, you know, in my area in the next couple of weeks,…

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June 1, 2022 Checking in with ABP

The Bovine: Hoping for rain, Buddy Up Month, and planning a pit roast

Welcome back to another episode of The Bovine! (If you haven’t heard, that’s the name of our monthly audio show.) On today’s episode, hear: ABP Delegate and Medicine Hat area farmer, Craig Lehr, with an update on the dry conditions in his area; Akash Asif from the Centre for Suicide Prevention on men’s mental health,…

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May 31, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Preparing for another dry growing season

Summer is fast approaching and areas in the province have yet to see the levels of moisture that are needed through the growing season. Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is hearing from concerned producers as we move into a second dry summer that may further limit feed resources and access to quality water. “We need to…

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May 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Avoid getting scammed in haste for feed

With the drought last summer and supply chain issues through the winter, producers need to exercise caution when purchasing or selling feed this year. Stories of feed scams and theft continue to make the rounds at coffee shops and in news, and the Alberta RCMP livestock investigation unit has seen a surge in related reports….

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September 29, 2022 Checking in with ABP

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Cattle Report

Updated: 28/09/2022

Steers

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Rail: 300.00-305.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 300.00-305.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

Choice Heifers

Live: 143.00 (TX, KN) 145.00 (NE)
Rail: 225.00-233.00 (IA, NE)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 166.63

Canadian Dollar

$73.20   0.27

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
19`-Dec 186 230 -
16-Jan 192 230 -
13-Feb 194 234 -
13-Mar 192 236 -
10-Apr 198 238 -
8-May 202 244 -
5-Jun 208 252 -
Last Updated on September 22, 2022