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Current Market Conditions

Information about current market conditions in Alberta and market trends in Canada including live price, utilization, production trends, consumption trends, import and export trends, and quota prices.


Live Price

  • $1.663 Effective November 24, 2019 - January 18, 2020 (Period A-160)
  • $1.668 Effective September 29, 2019 - November 23, 2019 (Period A-159)
  • $1.648 Effective August 4, 2019 - September 28, 2019 (Period A-158)
  • $1.603 Effective June 9 - August 3, 2019 (Period A-157)
  • $1.606 Effective April 14 - June 8, 2019 (Period A-156)
  • $1.617 Effective February 17 - April 13, 2019 (Period A-155)
  • $1.593 Effective December 23 - February 16, 2019 (Period A-154)
  • $1.608 Effective October 28 - December 22, 2018 (Period A-153)
  • $1.620 Effective September 2 - October 27, 2018 (Period A-152)
  • $1.651 Effective July 8 - September 1, 2018 (Period A-151)
  • $1.600 Effective May 13 - July 7, 2018 (Period A-150)
  • $1.546 Effective March 18, 2018 - May 12, 2018 (Period A-149)
  • $1.527 Effective January 21 - March 17, 2018 (Period A-148)
  • $1.557 Effective November 26, 2017 - January 20, 2018 (Period A-147)
  • $1.582 Effective October 1 - November 25, 2017 (Period A-146)
  • $1.590 Effective August 06 - September 30, 2017 (Period A-145)
  • $1.568 Effective June 11 - August 05, 2017 (Period A-144)
  • $1.581 Effective April 16 - June 10, 2017 (Period A-143)

Specialty Production - Live Price

Percentage Utilization:

  • 109.46% for Period A-160 Marketing Cycle commencing March 15, 2020 to May 9, 2020
  • 109.87% for Period A-161 Marketing Cycle commencing January 19, 2020 to March 14, 2020
  • 104.38% for Period A-160 Marketing Cycle commencing November 24, 2019 to January 18, 2020
  • 111.62% for Period A-159 Marketing Cycle commencing September 29 - November 23, 2019
  • 110.84% for Period A-158 Marketing Cycle commencing August 4 - September 28, 2019
  • 107.44% for Period A-157 Marketing Cycle commencing June 9 - August 3, 2019
  • 108.99% for Period A-156 Marketing Cycle commencing April 14 - June 8, 2019
  • 103.24% for Period A-155 Marketing Cycle commencing February 17 - April 13, 2019
  • 103.91% for Period A-154 Marketing Cycle commencing December 23 - February 16, 2019
  • 107.18% for Period A-153 Marketing Cycle commencing October 28 - December 22, 2018
  • 105.05% for Period A-152 Marketing Cycle commencing September 2, 2018 - October 27, 2018
  • 107.90% For Period A-151 Marketing Cycle commencing July 8 - September 1, 2018
  • 102.78% For Period A-150 Marketing Cycle commencing May 13, 2018 - July 07, 2018
  • 102.29% For Period A-149 Marketing Cycle commencing March 18, 2018 - May 12, 2018
  • 100.26% For Period A-148 Marketing Cycle commencing January 21, 2018 - March 17, 2018
  • 100.80% For Period A-147 Marketing Cycle commencing November 26, 2017 - January 20, 2018
  • 101.65% For Period A-146 Marketing Cycle commencing October 01, 2017 - November 25, 2017 (REVISED JULY 19, 2017)
  • 102.35% For Period A-145 Marketing Cycles commencing August 06, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • 97.34% For Period A-144 Market Cycles commencing June 11 - August 5, 2017
  • 98.82% For Period A-143 Market Cycles commencing April 16 - June 10, 2017
  • 98.3% For Period A-142 market cycles commencing February 19, 2017 - April 15, 2017
  • 94.84% For Period A-141 marketing cycles commencing December 25, 2016 - February 18, 2017
  • 94.37% For marketing cycles commencing September 18, 2016 (Period A-140)
  • 92.59% For marketing cycles commencing July 24, 2016 (Period A-139)
  • 111.56% For marketing cycles commencing May 29, 2016 (Period A-138)
  • 110.93% For marketing cycles commencing April 03, 2016 (Period A-137)
  • 109.66% For marketing cycles commencing February 07, 2016 (Period A-136)
  • 108.94% For marketing cycles commencing December 13, 2015 (Period A-135)
  • 105.27% For marketing cycles commencing October 18, 2015 (Period A-134)
  • 108.18% For marketing cycles commencing August 23, 2015 (Period A-133)
  • 101.77% For marketing cycles commencing June 28, 2015 (Period A-132)
  • 101.00% For marketing cycles commencing May 03, 2015 (Period A-131)
  • 104.92% For marketing cycles commencing March 08, 2015 (Period A-130)
  • 99.97% For marketing cycles commencing January 11, 2015 (Period A-129)
  • 98.70% For marketing cycles commencing November 16, 2014(Period A-128)
  • 100.70% For marketing cycles commencing September 21, 2014 (Period A-127)
  • 100.64% For marketing cycles commencing July 27, 2014 (Period A-126)
  • 97.66% For marketing cycles commencing June 01, 2014 (Period A-125)

Conversion Factor:

  • 0.50 For marketing cycles effective September 4, 2016 (Period A-139)

Service Charge/Levy

  • $0.0175/kg effective December 28, 2014 (Period A-128)

Sleeve

  • 5% For over marketing (Effective A-161 starting Jan 19, 2020)
  • 5% For under marketing
A-Period Schedule

Market Information

Alberta's Annual Production

Lease Prices

Broiler Live Price

Production Performance

Quota Charts

Storage Stocks

Canadian Meat Consumption

Average Live weight - Average Production

Quota Utilization Performance
Condemn Statistics

Market Place - YouTube Videos

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