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Economics of feeding cattle in north-central and northern Alberta

Lyle Smith

Economics of feeding cattle in north-central and northern Alberta

by Lyle Smith

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Published by Production Economic Branch, Economic Service Division, Alberta Agriculture in [Edmonton, Alta.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta, Northern
    • Subjects:
    • Cattle -- Feeding and feeds -- Alberta, Northern -- Costs.,
    • Cattle trade -- Alberta, Northern -- Costs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 121.

      Statementby Lyle Smith.
      ContributionsAlberta. Alberta Agriculture. Economic Services Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9433.C22 A67 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3034059M
      LC Control Number82122559

      there is interest in siting new cattle feedlot operations in north-central and northern Alberta because few cattle feed-lots operate in these regions currently. There are an estimat-ed million ha of acidic (pH northern Alberta that could benefit from lime application (Soon ; Arshad et al. Cattle prices in Alberta decreased by % in May compared to the same time period a year earlier, to $ per hundredweight, the second highest price in Canada only behind Ontario. Calf prices decreased by % year-over-year in May to $ per hundredweight.

        These cattle enter a feeding operation where they are fed a high energy ration of forage and grain such as barley, wheat, or corn. Cattle can spend anywhere from days at a feeding operation until they reach market weight of 1, to 1, pounds. In Canada fed million cattle, and produced three billion pounds of beef.   AFSC, which is responsible for disaster assistance in Alberta, says officials made big game inspections last year and the first three months of .

      Cattleland Feedyards Ltd. is a 25, head full service feedlot in the heart of Alberta's cattle country. We offer cost plus feeding arrangements. As cattle feeders ourselves, we share risk on pens and offer financing options through third party financing companies. Our sliding scale on yardage ensures that you are rewarded for your business.   Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis), the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis, has been identified in nine geographically distinct wildlife populations in North America and Hawaii and is endemic in at least three populations, including members of the Bovidae, Cervidae, and Suidae emergence of M. bovis in North American wildlife poses a serious and growing risk for livestock and .


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Economics of feeding cattle in north-central and northern Alberta by Lyle Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Breakevens are specialized partial budgets used to evaluate feeder cattle purchase and sale decisions. The decision to sell at weaning, to background, or to finish a calf should be reviewed constantly throughout the feeding period as prices and input costs change.

A breakeven analysis is the ideal. feed and cattle markets of the day, it appears that there is certainly opportunity to background cattle in Northern Alberta. The analysis emphasizes, however, that producers feeding cattle in drylot must do so in a planned, strategic manner: cost control is a constant, critical element, particularly if backgrounding in.

Cattle feeders are responsible for 18 per cent of all agricultural production in Alberta, which totals over $5 billion. Every $1 spent in the cattle feeding sector generated $ for the province of Alberta as a whole. Cattle feeding generated a production value of $1 billion.

This represents a $ million contribution to provincial GDP. 'Poor political and economic environment in Alberta' forces big Canada cattle feedlot to wind down operations Alberta-based Western Feedlots will suspend feeding.

According to a report in Western Producer, Western Feedlot’s CEO Dave Plett cited the high-risk, low-return environment in cattle ownership, and poor political and economic conditions in Alberta as reasons for the closure.

“Our shareholders see the challenges facing the industry in the next few years are going to be greater,” Plett said. Cattle manure and lime amendments to improve crop production of acidic soils in Northern Alberta Article (PDF Available) in Canadian Journal of Soil Science 82(2) May with Reads.

The Cowbytes® Ration Balancing software, available from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, was used to develop the rations in this guide. It utilizes prediction equations based on the National Research Council "Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle - Update".

Long term average feed. This is just divesting itself from a feeding unit that someone else could buy and operate,” said David Hales, a U.S.

cattle analyst. Moy Park up for sale. Moy Park is one of Britain’s top 10 food companies, with 13 processing and manufacturing units in Northern Ireland. Lyle Smith has written: 'Economics of feeding cattle in south central and southern Alberta' -- subject(s): Beef cattle, Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Feedlots, Feeding and feeds, Feedlots.

Alberta Feed Grain your most convenient feed grain market. Buying your Oats, Wheat and Barley. Also Buying off-grades like tough, heated or spring thrashed Wheat or Oats. Give our Grain buyer a. There are different systems of feeding cattle in animal husbandry, which may have different advantages and cattle in the US have a fodder that is composed of at least some forage (grass, legumes, or silage).In fact, most beef cattle are raised on pasture from birth in the spring until autumn (7 to 9 months).

For pastured animals, grass is usually the forage that composes the. Northern Alberta produces more tonnes of tame hay than any other crop. Its financial value is comparatively low, however. Northern Alberta had 26% of Alberta’s acres seeded for alfalfa in There are several alfalfa processing plants in the NADC area as well.

Any significant growth in livestock production in northern Alberta would. The study was carried out on-farm from to at two sites in northern Alberta, Canada. into beef cattle feeding systems in the north western Alberta, Canada.

economic value of. Feed & Bale supply and hauling - Hay, Straw delevery, RJK Canada has data base of suppliers for all types of Livestock feed in Canada. our mission is to feed livestock at reasonable costs, which should assist in keeping costs down in the meat isles.

Pay by Criedit card or e-transfer to book your livestock. The Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association (ACFA) has set the pace in industry for 45 years and is the voice of cattle feeders: hard-working, forward-looking women and men who believe in a strong, profitable, and sustainable cattle feeding industry.

Alberta produced roughly per cent of the total of cattle and calves in Canada inmaking beef the province’s second-largest agriculture food export at $2 billion. The Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association (ACFA) is an advocacy organization representing the interests of our members on a broad range of government policies and economic issues impacting the competitiveness of the production of beef and beef products in Alberta.

The Cattle on Feed Report is a monthly survey indicating the number of cattle on feed, the number placed on feed and the number sold for slaughter in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Alberta and Saskatchewan together feed 70% of Canada’s finished cattle production. The complete report is released the second Friday of each month.

Pulse Growers Association Vermilion To Evaluate Different Creep Feeding Systems on Brome Pasture Bill Trabysh in Northeast Alberta Hairy Hill • to evaluate the difference in calf performance and economics of creep feeding protein meal vs grain vs no creep to nursing calves on pasture Bacterial Hay Preservative Trial Bill Gibson • to.

30+ items  See our 35 Beef Cattle Feedlots Companies in Alberta, Canada. Search or browse our list of 41 Beef Cattle Feedlots companies by category or location, including Ajl Farms Ltd, Bar 3 Ranches Ltd, Boss, Walter, Butte Grain Merchants Ltd, Cairns Feedyard Ltd.

A Review of the Competitive Position of Alberta's Primary Beef Production Sector AgriProfit$ Economic, Production and Financial Performance of Alberta Cow/Calf Operations AgriProfit$ Beef Economics AgriProfit$ Benchmark Information for Alberta Cattlemen Alberta Beef Life Cycle Analysis Alberta Beef Life Cycle Analysis - Phase 1 Alberta Beef Life Cycle Analysis - Phase 2 Applied Beef.Cattle feeding in western Canada: The economics of its location Cattle feeding in western Canada: The economics of its location Carter, Colin A.; Schmitz, Andrew INTRODUCTION The production of beef is a major economic activity in Canadian agriculture as it accounts for approximately 21% of farm cash receipts.

In comparison, wheat production comprises only 18% of .Calf Creep Feed Calculator (XLS 81 KB) FeedPlan Feed Ingredient Cost Calculator (XLS KB) FencePlan Cost Calculator (XLS KB) Livestock Price Slide Calculator (XLS 88 KB or Online Calculator) Beef Cow Replacement Value Calculator (XLS 75 KB) Cow Share Lease Calculator (XLS 90 KB) Economics of Different Feeding Strategies (PDF KB).