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
March 22, 2022 Issues & Insights

CP Rail and TCRC enter into binding arbitration

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is pleased that Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC – Train and Engine Negotiating Committee agreed to enter into binding arbitration. “We are relieved that both parties have decided to enter arbitration,” said Dr. Melanie Wowk, Chair, ABP. “The beef industry is thankful to Premier Jason…

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March 21, 2022 Checking in with ABP

Update: Voice your concerns over the rail transportation work stoppage      

Editor’s Note: On March 22, CP Rail and TCRC agreed to enter into binding arbitration. On March 9, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) shared a draft letter and some speaking points to beef producers interested in contacting their Members of Parliament (MP) on the potential strike. Unfortunately, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail…

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March 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

CP Rail, TCRC fail to reach agreement

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) did not reach an agreement this weekend, and as a result, the line is seeing a work stoppage.  While TCRC announced CP Rail initiated a lockout, CP Rail says that “completely misrepresented the truth,” and the work stoppage was initiated by the TCRC. Canadian…

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March 18, 2022 Press Releases

Canadian beef producers call for resolution prior to work stoppage at CP Rail to avoid feed shortage emergency

Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) and the National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) remains hopeful that the progression of the collective bargaining negotiations between the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference will avoid a work stoppage and subsequent significant impacts to Canada’s beef sector. On March 16, 2022, CP…

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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