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Klassen: Feeder market ends year on firm tone

Compared to last week, western Canadian feeder markets traded $3-$5 higher. Auction barns in the major feeding regions of Alberta had limited numbers on offer last week; therefore, major operations were sourcing feeders from farther distances. While most feedlots are carrying sufficient numbers, year-end buying was able set the market on a firm tone. April […] Read more





Klassen: Feeder market experiences softer demand

Compared to last week, western Canadian feeder cattle sold $4-$6 lower on average. Feedlot operators backed away from the markets due to stronger feed grain prices and weakness south of the border. Certain regions of the U.S. Midwest and southern Plains have experienced adverse weather, which caused U.S. feeder cattle prices to experience a week-over-week […] Read more







Feed weekly outlook: Feed grains slip, but still solid overall

CNS Canada — Feed barley prices may have come down slightly from their highs earlier in the spring, but remain solid overall, according to an Edmonton-based merchant. Dry weather and the late spring created some uncertainty in the market, and led to opportunities for some growers, said Samantha Metcalfe, a grain trader with Market Master […] Read more