AB Direct - Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

AB Direct - Heifers

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US Trade- Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Canadian Dollar

$74.28
0.28
October 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Programs offer support for on-farm water supply initiatives

If you’re an Alberta livestock producer experiencing water supply challenges, there are programs available to help.  Here is a brief overview of both the Government of Alberta’s Water Pumping Program and the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Water Program.  Alberta’s Pumping Program  The Government of Alberta’s Water Pumping Program helps producers interested in pumping water from…

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July 15, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Alberta beef competitiveness study seeks to build resiliency in beef supply chain

The Alberta beef industry is keen to dive into results of a competitiveness study initiated last year. With a number of challenges impacting the supply chain over the last two years, some pressing risk factors have been brought to the forefront. COVID-19 shone a light on our supply chain challenges and we continue to see…

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June 13, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Alberta government supports exemption to front-of-package labelling for ground beef

The Government of Alberta is supporting efforts to exempt ground beef and ground pork from front-of-package labelling being proposed by Health Canada. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development Nate Horner and Minister of Health Jason Copping held a press conference in Calgary to express their concerns over the current proposal. Here’s what’s up…

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April 17, 2022 Trailblazers

Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame open to nominations

Know someone who has contributed to agriculture, the agri-food industry and rural life in Alberta? The Government of Alberta is calling for nominations to Alberta’s Agriculture Hall of Fame. “This is a great opportunity for the agriculture sector to come together and celebrate its contribution to a diversified and sustainable Alberta economy. I look forward…

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January 7, 2022 Issues & Insights

Alberta offers Video Ante-Mortem Inspection

Livestock producers in Alberta now have the option of using video technology for ante-mortem inspections. The province’s Video Ante-Mortem Inspection Program (VAMI) gives livestock producers the option to offer a humane death and ante-mortem inspection for animals that cannot be transported to a provincially-regulated abattoir. VAMI can be used if an animal is unfit for…

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December 17, 2021 Checking in with ABP

Atypical BSE find a sign the system is working

Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified the World Organisation for Animal Health of a case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). Canada’s beef industry takes BSE surveillance extremely seriously and although unfortunate, this discovery demonstrates the robust nature of the National BSE Surveillance Program we have in place. “The quick discovery of this…

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December 5, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Sheila Hillmer steps into role of ABP Vice Chair

December 5, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of  December 5, 2022

December 3, 2022 Checking in with ABP

ABP shares condolences on the sudden passing of Reg Shellenberg

Cattle Report

Updated: 05/12/2022

Steers

Live: 185.25 FOB lot (last week)
Rail: 302.50 FOB lot (last week)

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 155.00 (TX, KN) 157.00 (NE) last week
Rail: 245.00-249.00 (NE, IA) last week

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 147.43

Canadian Dollar

$74.28   0.28

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
27-Feb-23 192 226 -
27-Mar-23 196 228 -
24-Apr-23 202 232 -
22-May-23 204 240 -
19-Jun-23 208 250 -
17-Jul-23 204 - -
14-Aug-23 202 246 -
Last Updated on December 1, 2022