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Saskatchewan Cattle Market Update (week ending Feb. 10)

Posted on 13 February 2023 by Prairie Post

Please find attached the Saskatchewan Cattle Market Update based on reporting from the week ending February 10, 2023.  Some highlights include:

·  Canfax reported Saskatchewan feeder cattle volumes at 10,266 head sold over the week, down from 14,068 head reported the previous week.

·  Prices for Saskatchewan feeder steers and heifers were higher last week, in all weight categories, compared to the previous week.

o  Prices for Saskatchewan steers ranged from $338.67 per cwt for the 300-400lb weight category to $237.05 per cwt for the 900+lb weight category.

o  Saskatchewan feeder heifer prices ranged from $269.00 per cwt for the 300-400lb weight category to $216.63 per cwt for the 800+lb weight category.

·  Alberta cow prices were up compared to the February 3 reporting.  The price of D2 slaughter cows increased $2.17 per cwt from the week prior to average $104.07 per cwt. The price of D3 slaughter cows were up 2.36 per cwt to average $89.67 per cwt.

· The Canfax price for Alberta fed steers reported on February 10 was $194.10 per cwt.  This was up $2.49 per cwt compared to the last reporting of $191.61 per cwt on February 3 and the nineth straight week having gained.

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