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Rail: 196.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 123.00 (TX)
Rail: 196.00

Canadian Dollar

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October 6, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Watch the ABP Semi-Annual Meeting and Town Hall online

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) held two virtual meetings on Thursday, September 30, 2021. The ABP Semi-Annual Meeting gathered delegates for program and financial updates, and to provide input on strategic direction for the organization. The delegate body reviewed and passed the 2021-22 ABP Strategic Plan. A Town Hall followed the Semi-AGM with an update from…

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October 5, 2021 Innovation & Technology

7 Lean Cows: Managing the lean years is key to longevity

2500 years ago, a Pharaoh in Egypt had a dream he couldn’t interpret. It involved 7 fat cows grazing by a river, sleek and fat in the sunshine. Then 7 lean cows came out of the river behind them and ate up the 7 fat cows and didn’t look any fatter for having done so….

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September 14, 2021 Business Tools

Applications being accepted for Hay West 2021

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is launching a relief program to work with farmers across the country to move hay to drought-stricken livestock producers in the west. The initiative, called Hay West 2021, is operating on a break-even basis. Hay supplied through the program will be sold to selected applicants at $0.10 per pound….

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September 10, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Tips for starting lightweight calves on feed

By Beef Cattle Research Council Many cow-calf producers from B.C. through Ontario are planning to wean and sell their calves earlier this year. Others are reluctant to sell lightweight calves into a flooded market so are thinking about retaining ownership, putting extra pounds onto lightweight calves, and selling into a more promising feeder market in early 2022.    Many factors need to be considered when preparing to feed lightweight calves  Calves face…

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September 7, 2021 Business Tools

Drought relief program opens to Alberta cattle producers

Alberta’s initial AgriRecovery payment through the 2021 Canada-Alberta Livestock Feed Assistance (CALFA) initiative is now open for applications. The initiative will help cover feed and water access costs for breeding female livestock in the province. According to the Government of Alberta, those who are approved, and have signed up for direct deposit will see payments…

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September 7, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Hay rustlers reveal depth of drought desperation

Hay illegally baled from an Alberta park and seized by RCMP and then stolen reflects desperation of livestock producers as historic drought threatens the Prairies. By: Doug Ferguson, Western Producer Theft of about $10,000 in hay bales gathered without a permit from a provincial park in Alberta, and then stolen before they could be donated to…

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October 20, 2021 Business Tools

Not Just a Pretty Face: Commercial heifer selection and the maternal journey from replacement to retail

October 20, 2021 Checking in with ABP

ACFA connects with government and community at Summer Tour Series

October 19, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Managing ag plastics long-term — can product suppliers play a bigger role?

Cattle Report

Updated: 20/10/2021

Steers

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Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 123.00 (TX)
Rail: 196.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 123.00 (TX)
Rail: 196.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 128.79

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Feb 160 192 -
7-Mar 158 190 -
4-Apr 162 190 -
2-May 164 194 -
30-May 170 200 -
27-Jun 166 204 -
Last Updated on October 14, 2021