Livestock Prices

Slaughter cattle prices. Also includes calf and hog prices.

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Livestock Prices ($/hundredweight)

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Livestock Prices ($/hundredweight)
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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Feb 3, 2017

Cattle prices in Alberta dropped 5.4% in December 2016 compared to the same time period a year earlier, to $137.08 per hundredweight. This reflects a national trend for cattle prices that saw decreases in every province in Canada in December. Calf prices followed suit, with a 16.3% fall in Alberta prices, while Alberta hog prices remained flat. Cattle prices in 2016 averaged 141.87, 18.4% less than in 2015.