AB Direct - Steers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

AB Direct - Heifers

Live: 182.25
Rail: ---

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
034
January 13, 2022 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Bale net wrap, twine present health hazard for cows

By Heather Smith Thomas Producers may never realize they have a problem unless a necropsy reveals net wrap or baling twine inside the animal Use of net wrap on hay and straw bales carries risks to cattle. Dr. John Campbell, professor of large animal clinical sciences at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, says some…

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October 13, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Consumers get a side of carbon with their beef

By Doug Ferguson, Western Producer Industry leaders say beef production plays an important role in carbon sequestration that is not well known by consumers Consumers concerned about the environmental impact of greenhouse gases from Canada’s beef industry aren’t looking at the full picture, a recent webinar at the University of Calgary was told. “We really need…

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July 15, 2021 Checking in with ABP

In the News | Spreading awareness of drought on the prairies

As part of our work in pushing forward on the first steps to triggering AgriRecovery Framework, Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is working with industry stakeholders, government officials, and the media. Saving the Herd: Beef producers urging government action on drought relief This week, we’ve been invited to discussions with mainstream media, as well as agricultural…

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July 6, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Gram-negative vaccines need caution

By Bruce Derksen, Freelance writer Veterinarians who look after cattle are shifting priorities to emphasize disease prevention over treatment, says Gordon Atkins of the University of Calgary’s veterinary school. The change is occurring as greater focus falls on reducing antibiotics in livestock production. Overall management, nutrition practices and the need to gain a better understanding of the…

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June 30, 2021 Health & Production

What We’re Reading | Drought conditions increase risk of anthrax

Producers are urged to take precautions this summer because of how dry it has been; vaccinations are recommended By Heather Smith Thomas, published in Western Producer Anthrax is one of the oldest killers of humans and livestock, mentioned in some of the earliest recorded history. It has been called splenic fever, charbon, milztrand and woolsorter’s disease…

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May 21, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Introduce bulls properly to protect health and welfare

By Roy Lewis, DVM, Western Producer Nothing frustrates me more than when big bulls are unnecessarily injured. This happens a lot when bulls are introduced or reintroduced to one another. It also happens when bulls are transported together in trailers. Bull pens must be big enough to allow bulls to escape from one another. Every…

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Top Stories

September 20, 2022 Checking in with ABP

What We're Reading | Strike three? Transport rest stops still don't show a benefit for weaned calves

September 19, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

Canfax Weekly Article | Report for the week of September 12, 2022

September 19, 2022 Checking in with ABP

AFSC offers interim changes to loans for cattle producers

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

$73.76   034

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