Cattle

Sask feeder cattle prices showing downward trend in latest weekly summary

Nov 22, 2022 | 1:30pm

  Saskatchewan feeder cattle prices were steady to showing a downtrend during the week ending November 18th. The latest provincial cattle market update says feeder steers were lower but prices remain the strongest in six years. Feeder steer prices ranged from 322 dollars 13 cents per hundredweight for the 300 to 400 pound category to […]

Sask feeder cattle prices mixed during the past week

Sep 28, 2022 | 1:06pm

  Saskatchewan feeder cattle prices were mixed across the province during the past week. Provincial cattle specialist Fonda Froats says prices for feeder steers ranged from 316 dollars per hundredweight for the 300 to 400 pound category to 228 dollars 38 cents for the over 900 pound category. For feeder heifers, prices ranged from 249 […]

Sask feeder cattle prices mixed in latest report

Sep 21, 2022 | 10:23am

Canfax reports 11,600 head of cattle were sold in Saskatchewan last week—a big increase over the 3,564 head the previous week. Despite this, year-to-date marketings are still 17 percent below 2021.Feeder steer prices ranged from $3.93 per hundredweight lower to $2.25 per hundredweight higher. The biggest increase was for 500-to-600-pound steers–while 4-to-5 weights recorded the […]

12 animals dead due to Anthrax in RM of Piapot

Aug 24, 2022 | 10:14am

The Government of Saskatchewan has confirmed that Anthrax has been found in the RM of Piapot. The confirmation comes after laboratory results on August 22 showed that Anthrax was the cause of death for 12 animals, according to Dr. Wendy Wilkins, a disease surveillance veterinarian with the Ministry of Agriculture. Anthrax is caused by the […]

The new general manager of the Canadian Cattle Association is from Saskatchewan

Jul 14, 2022 | 4:34am

A Saskatchewan farm leader has been selected as the new general manager of the Canadian Cattle Association. Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association CEO Ryder Lee is the new gm of the national group. He says issues facing producers include a serious beef price disparity between farmgate and store shelf. As well, he wants to see improvements to […]

Southwest Sask. farmer loses nearly 30 cattle in lightning strike

Jul 12, 2022 | 12:12pm

Tragedy struck a family in the southwest Saskatchewan community of Mankota as the Briere family lost 28 of their cattle after they were struck and killed by lightning. Glen Briere and his wife Darla were out of town over the weekend when his brother-in-law was checking on the cows and discovered 14 cows, 13 calves […]

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association changes name

Jul 11, 2022 | 11:08am

  The group representing Canadian ranchers has changed its name. The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, which represents more than 60 thousand ranchers and feedlot operators nationwide, will now be known as the Canadian Cattle Association. The group has had the word “Cattlemen” in its name since its founding in 1932. But president Reg Schellenberg says today’s […]

Sask Agriculture minister heads to U.S. for 5-day trade mission

Jun 10, 2022 | 11:55am

Agriculture minister David Marit leads a trade mission to the U.S. next week. Marit leaves Sunday June 12 for a 5 day trade mission, with stops in Denver, Colorado and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Marit says the mission will focus on canola, wheat, oats, malt barley, pulses and cattle and highlight Saskatchewan’s research and innovation capabilities. The […]

Sask feeder cattle prices mixed this past week

Jun 7, 2022 | 1:37pm

Saskatchewan feeder cattle prices were mixed during the past week. The latest report from provincial cattle specialist Fonda Froats says the largest gain was in feeder steers in the 600 to 700 pound weight category, which increased 2 dollars 58 cents per hundredweight to average 223 dollars 75 cents for the week. The report says […]

Sask feeder cattle prices mixed during past week

Jun 2, 2022 | 9:41am

  Saskatchewan feeder cattle prices were mixed for the week ending May 27th. The latest figures from the Saskatchewan ministry of Agriculture show feeder steers in the 400 to 500 pound weight category rose 5 dollars per hundredweight to average 247 dollars per hundredweight for the week. In contrast, the 800 to 900 pound steers […]