Custom Rates 2014 - Livestock

 
 
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 Grain processing | Mobile feed processing | Livestock hauling | Corral cleaning | Liquid manure | Fencing

These are survey results only - not recommended rates.

NOTES: *Indicates one report received.

Grain Processing

OperationLocationMost Common 2012Range 2013Most Common 2013
Grinding (mixing cost included)Alberta$15-42/tonne$15-18/tonne$15-18/tonne
Total reports = 2 Surveyed Fall 2013
Dry rolling (mixing cost included)Alberta$15-42/tonne$15/tonne$15/tonne
Total reports = 2 Surveyed Fall 2013
Steam rolling (mixing cost included) Alberta$42/tonne*
No Response to Survey
No Response to Survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2013

Mobile Feed Processing

OperationLocationMost Common 2012Range 2013Most Common 2013
Tub Grinding (customer supplies tractor)Alberta$3.50-3.75/bale
...-
...-
$250/hr
...-
$250/hr
Tub Grinding (self-powered)Alberta$190-220/hr$240/hr$240/hr
Dry Rolling (grain)Alberta$60-63/load
$180/hr
No Response to Survey
No Response to Survey
Total reports = 10 Surveyed Fall 2013

Livestock Hauling

OperationLocationMost Common 2012Range 2013Most Common 2013
Possum belly liner (50,000-65,000 lb)
lmi=loaded mile
Alberta
0-50 km$250-360/load
$150/hr
$285-400/load
$150-175/hr
$285-395/load
150-175/hr
51-100 km$410-530/load
$150/hr
$7/lmi*
$425-535/load
...-
$7/lmi*
$450-535/load
...-
$7/lmi*
101-150 km$570-670/load
$150/hr
$4.25/lkm*
$550-660/load
...-
...-
$575-660/load
...-
...-
151-250 km$700-960/load
$5/lmi*
$700-950/load
$5.50/lmi*
$700-950/load
$5.50/lmi*
251-350 km$945-1240/load
$5/lmi*
$975-1300/load
...-
$975-1165/load
...-
351-450 km$1260-1520/load
$3.50/lkm
...-
$5.50-5.75/lkm
...-
$5.50/lkm
Over 450 km$1580-2280/load
$4.75-5.25/lmi
No Response to Survey
.No Response to Survey
Total reports = 283 Surveyed Fall 2013
Straight liner, body job and gooseneck
(16,000-42,000 lb)
lmi=loaded mile
Alberta $300-350/load
$85-125/hr
$4.25/lkm
...-
$95-125/hr
$2.90-3/lkm
...-
$95-125/hr
$2.90-3/lkm
Total reports = 19 Surveyed Fall 2013
Stock Trailer 48'Alberta$135/hr
$3.50/lkm
No Response to Survey
No Response to Survey
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2013
Horse Trailer
- short haul...
Alberta$300/load
$85/hr
...-
$85/hr
...-
$85/hr
Total reports = 5 Surveyed Fall 2013
Hog hauling
lkm=loaded kilometre
Alberta$140/hr
$5.50-5.75/lmi
$2.90-4.25/lkm
$6.50/hog
..-
...-
$2.90-3/lkm
$6.80/hog
...-
...-
$2.90-3/lkm
$6.80/hog
Total reports = 8 Surveyed Fall 2013

Corral Cleaning

OperationLocationMost Common 2012Range 2013Most Common 2013
Corral cleaning Alberta
loader, 5 spreaders, 6 operators$560/hr*$560/hr$560/hr
loader, 3 or 4 spreaders, 5 operators $530-555/hr$480-560/hr$545-560/hr
loader, 3 spreaders, 4 operators$380-450/hr$440-490/hr$440-490/hr
loader, 1 or 2 spreaders, 3 operators$285-430/hr$330-460/hr$330-460/hr
loader only, 1 operator, for stockpiling$95-140/hr$75-155/hr$75-155/hr
loader, 3 vertical beater spreaders, 4 operators
No Response to Survey
$500-715/hr$500-715/hr
loader, 2 vertical beater spreaders, 3 operators$520/hr$520-615/hr$520-615/hr
2 loaders, 5 spreaders, 7 operators$775/hr$880/hr$880/hr
2 loaders, 4 spreaders, 6 operators$650-670/hr$740-760/hr$740-760/hr
2 loaders, 3 spreaders, 5 operators...-$550/hr$550/hr
2 loaders, 2 operators$180/hr$195/hr$195/hr
spreader, vertical beaters, 1 operator..-$185/hr$185/hr
semi-trailer mount spreader, 1 operator..-$170/hr$170/hr
truck mount spreader, 1 operator$85-125/hr$85-155/hr$85-155/hr
truck mount spreader, vertical beater$145-195/hr$125-195/hr$125-195/hr
2 truck mount spreaders, 1 operator..-$140-350/hr$140-350/hr
dump truck mounted spreader
No Response to Survey
$240/hr$240/hr
dump truck
No Response to Survey
$120-140/hour$120-140/hour
excavator$125/hr$125-165/hr$125-165/hr
excavator, 2 dump trucks, 4 operators..-$520-590/hr$520-590/hr
skid steer$85-100/hr$100/hr$100/hr
Total reports = 718 Surveyed Fall 2013

Liquid Manure

OperationLocationMost Common 2012Range 2013Most Common 2013
Liquid manure handlingAlberta
application - pump, injection system & operators$0.011-0.0147/gal
$175-205/hr
$0.012-0.016/gal
$175-200/hr
$0.012-0.016/gal
$175-200/hr
application - pump, 2-3 vacuum tanks & operators$0.01/gal
No Response to Survey
No Response to Survey
lagoon pump$160/hr...-
No Response to Survey
No Response to Survey
32', 42', 52' pump and agitator$45/hr$45/hr$45/hr
tractor & straw blower for covering lagoons$135/hr$135/hr$135/hr
Total reports = 142 Surveyed Fall 2013

Fencing

OperationLocationMost Common 2012Range 2013Most Common 2013
Barbed wire fence construction
(labour & equipment)
Alberta $2700-3500/mi
$100-180/hr.
$3300-3500/mi
$125-180/hr.
$3300-3500/mi
$125-180/hr.
Total reports = 11 Surveyed Fall 2013
High tensile barb wire
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$150/hr$180/hr$180/hr
Total reports = 5 Surveyed Fall 2013
Pipe rail or corral fencing
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$150/hr$165-180/hr$165-180/hr
Total reports = 7 Surveyed Fall 2013
Elk & buffalo fencing
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$150/hr$180/hr$180/hr
Total reports = 5 Surveyed Fall 2013
Page wire fence construction
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$150/hr$180/hr$180/hr
Total reports = 5 Surveyed Fall 2013
Post pounding
(labour & equipment)
Alberta $75-165/hr$120-165/hr$120-165/hr
Total reports = 7 Surveyed Fall 2013
Post pounding - Rentals
Alberta$125/day$125/day$125/day
Total reports = 2 Surveyed Fall 2013
Barbed wire fence repair or removal
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$1300-1500/mi
$100-145/hr
$1500/mi
$65-280/hr
$1500/mi
$65-280/hr
Total reports = 15 Surveyed Fall 2013
Wire rolling$85/hr$85/hr$85/hr
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Fall 2013
 
 
 
 

Other Documents in the Series

 
  Custom Rates Survey Summary 2014
Custom Rates 2014 - Seeding
Custom Rates 2014 - Land Leasing
Custom Rates 2014 - Tillage
Custom Rates 2014 - Land Clearing and Breaking
Custom Rates 2014 - Haying and Silage
Custom Rates 2014 - Livestock - Current Document
Custom Rates 2014 - Grain Harvesting and Hauling
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on January 22, 2014.
Last Reviewed/Revised on January 13, 2016.