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Manitoba cattle sales picking up steam

livestock Producers worrying about winter feed supplies are starting to ship animals now

Activity at Manitoba’s cattle auction yards is starting to pick up earlier than normal, as concerns over tight feed supplies have ranchers looking to move more animals. The Gladstone Auction Mart held its first sale back after the summer break on Aug. 20, which was about a month earlier than normal, according to auctioneer Tyler […] Read more

Cattle volumes at auctions to drop soon, but not yet

Sales remained busy in the post-holiday time frame

Good volumes moved through Manitoba cattle auctions open during the week ended April 26, with solid prices in both the feeder and butcher markets. The short week due to Good Friday the previous week, and the fact that some auctions were closed for Easter Monday, meant the sales which were running were busy. “The numbers […] Read more