AB Direct - Steers

Live: 182.25
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AB Direct - Heifers

Live: 182.25
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US Trade- Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Canadian Dollar

$73.76
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December 13, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Groundbreaking research could help ranchers optimize free-range grazing

U of A team will pinpoint genetic traits that could increase grazing efficiency while protecting pastures. By Bev Betkowski A new University of Alberta research project could help ranchers customize their cattle to the type of pastures they have, creating economic and environmental benefits along the way. Launched this past summer, the research involves tracking…

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November 2, 2021 Business Tools

Rein’vigor’ate your herd

Is the vigor of your cattle herd waning? The genetic vigor, that is.  It might be time to dig deeper than hide color to discover the actual genetic makeup, and then to refresh, the heterosis of your herd.  The what?  ‘Heterosis’ is the science term for the Hybrid Vigor factor, and while its known benefits…

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November 1, 2021 Trailblazers

Alberta youth speak up for agriculture

The winners of this year’s virtual Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture (AYSA) event have roots that run deep in agriculture. Alyson Katerenchuk and Christopher Mills took home top honours in the Senior and Junior divisions, respectively. Their wins come in a year where the event saw more participants than ever before. This was the sixth…

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August 19, 2021 Health & Production

Alberta a hot spot for zoonotic tapeworm

A relatively new tapeworm is catching researchers by surprise in Alberta, and emphasizing the importance of zoonotic diseases. “It’s really too soon to predict where this might go, but there are several reasons to think that there will be more cases diagnosed in the future,” says Dr. Stan Houston, infectious disease expert at the University…

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May 8, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | University of Alberta entrepreneur transforms waste into jet fuel

By Morgan Black, Global News A made-in-Alberta success story is taking flight after a University of Alberta professor found a way to transform agriculture and forestry waste into jet fuel. Dr. David Bressler is the project lead of FORGE Hydrocarbons. He has studied the conversion of agricultural and forestry material into fuels, chemicals and materials for…

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May 4, 2021 Trailblazers

University of Alberta announces BCRC-Hays Chair

The University of Alberta, supported by the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) and the Hays family, has announced Dr. Gleise Medeiros da Silva as the newly appointed BCRC-Hays Chair in Beef Production Systems. Born in Brazil, Silva received her Animal Science degree at Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE). In her first year, she received…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 23/09/2022

Steers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Heifers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

Choice Steers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Choice Heifers

Live: 143.00-147.00
Rail: 227.00-232.00 Del

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: US$ 166.34

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
19`-Dec 186 230 -
16-Jan 192 230 -
13-Feb 194 234 -
13-Mar 192 236 -
10-Apr 198 238 -
8-May 202 244 -
5-Jun 208 252 -
Last Updated on September 22, 2022