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
April 25, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Survey: Pen checking practices in Western Canada

A project led by researchers from the University of Saskatchewan Western College of Veterinary Medicine is looking into what makes pen checkers successful. Over the years, efforts have been made to develop systems to automatically detect sick feeder cattle, but feedlots continue to rely on pen checkers. Some pen checkers are very effective (and have…

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November 5, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | How to sample feeds

By Lisa Guenther, Editor, Canadian Cattlemen While high nitrates in feeds are more commonly seen in frost-touched plants, Saskatchewan Agriculture staff have been seeing high levels in drought-stressed crops this summer, highlighting the importance of feed testing this fall. “We’ve seen a really wide variety of test results come in, some as high as five per…

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August 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Drought recovery announcements continue across Canada

Provinces across the country are announcing further support to livestock producers impacted by drought. Here are some announcements and reactions released this week. Saskatchewan commits over $100 million in drought support to livestock producers By Canadian Cattlemen Staff With drought burning off pastures, drying water sources and raising feed costs, Saskatchewan’s provincial government pledged $119…

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Top Stories

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

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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