AB Direct - Steers

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Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

AB Direct - Heifers

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Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

US Trade- Steers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

Canadian Dollar

$78.79
0.25
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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September 2, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Relief money is coming soon, but the pain will be long lasting

By Alexis Kienlen, Alberta Farmer Express The first drought relief payment of $94 per head should be in the hands of cattle producers soon. Alberta Beef Producers has been working with the provincial crop insurer to get the drought relief money out as quickly as possible, said general manager Brad Dubeau. “We’re continuing to work with Agriculture Financial Services…

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August 27, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Drought relief coming to Alberta livestock producers

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is working closely with Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC), and the Governments of Alberta and Canada, as they develop a process for drought relief funding, as part of the AgriRecovery response for the province. We expect to see applications open in September, and will share the details as soon as we…

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Top Stories

September 24, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Preserving and protecting the industry for producers

September 23, 2021 Checking in with ABP

This Too Shall Pass: Resilience and perseverance in the face of drought

September 22, 2021 Issues & Insights

Canadian agri-food leaders unite ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit

Cattle Report

Updated: 23/09/2021

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 264.00-265.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

Choice Heifers

Live: 124.00
Rail: 193.00-198.00

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 135.36

Canadian Dollar

$78.79   0.25

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
20-Dec 152 190 -
17-Jan 158 188 -
14-Feb 160 192 -
14-Mar 158 190 -
11-Apr 164 190 -
9-May 168 196 -
6-Jun 170 202 -
Last Updated on September 23, 2021