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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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February 3, 2023 Issues & Insights

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Cattle Report

Updated: 02/02/2023

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

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15-May-23 204 242 -
12-Jun-23 208 256 -
10-Jul-23 204 - -
7-Aug-23 202 256 -
4-Sep-23 202 260 -
2-Oct-23 202 266 -
Last Updated on January 19, 2023