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    Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is proud to announce the Taylor family as the recipients of the 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award.

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October 6, 2023 What We're Reading

‘Situation is not ideal’

By Alex McCuaig, Western Producer A generational hydrological drought is occurring in rivers in southern Alberta, resulting in water levels rivaling the lowest seen in 50 years, the activation of a county’s emergency operations and a warning from the province. “While it appears we will be able to complete the 2023 irrigation season without significant…

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April 18, 2023 Issues & Insights

ABP sees opportunity for accurate ag education materials

We are disappointed to see the anti-feedlot bias being shared in some educational materials in Alberta, as reported in a recent Western Producer article: Anti-feedlot bias found in Alta. school materials. One of ABP’s continued priorities in working with government is advocating for accurate and informative agricultural education.  Teachers interested in educational materials around beef…

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April 13, 2023 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | The road to foot and mouth was long, but the path was short

By Sheri Hathaway, The Western Producer In 1951, the world was recovering from the Second World War, financially and emotionally. People looked for new ways to get ahead. Willi Bruntjen, a 29-year-old farm worker, left his homeland of Germany on Oct. 15 and came to Canada seeking a new life. He wore his only clothes,…

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April 7, 2023 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Ag policies called biased toward grain

By Robert Arnason, The Western Producer When Martin Unrau was president of the Canadian Cattle Association about a decade ago, he frequently delivered the same message to politicians and bureaucrats in Ottawa. It was simple: government shouldn’t favour one sector within agriculture over other sectors. Most of the time, whoever was listening would nod and…

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January 18, 2023 Trailblazers

Remembering the roots of Alberta’s beef industry

Sweeping grasslands and herds numbering in the thousands. Cowboys driving cattle for famous ranches. The romance and harsh realities of the open range. It’s a world that endures in our imaginations and lives on in the way we raise cattle in Alberta today. In the spring of 1969, the National Film Board of Canada set…

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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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Featured

  • Taylor Ranches receives 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award

    Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is proud to announce the Taylor family as the recipients of the 2024 Environmental Stewardship Award.

    Meet the Taylors
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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/07/2024

Steers

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Rail: 428.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 428.00 del

Choice Steers

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Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 276.34

Canadian Dollar

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Oct-24 232 332 --
4-Nov-24 230 330 --
2-Dec-24 226 324 --
27-Jan-25 232 322 --
24-Feb-25 230 324 --
24-May-24 232 324 --
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Last Updated on July 12, 2024

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