Custom Rates 2015 - 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 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Grinding (mixing cost included)Alberta$15-18/tonne$19-25/tonne$19-25/tonne
Dry rolling (mixing cost included)$15/tonne$19-25/tonne$19-25/tonne
Steam rolling (mixing cost included)
**No Response to Survey
$40/tonne$40/tonne
Total reports = 9 Surveyed Fall 2014

Mobile Feed Processing

OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Tub Grinding (customer supplies tractor)Alberta.$250/hr$250/hr$250/hr
Dry Rolling (grain)Alberta
**No Response to Survey
$180/hr
$62-65/load
$180/hr
$62-65/load
Total reports = 28 Surveyed Fall 2014

Livestock Hauling

OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Possum belly liner (50,000-65,000 lb)
lmi=loaded mile
Alberta
0-50 km
(0-30 mi)
$285-395/load
150-175/hr
$290-425/load
150-175/hr
$5/lmi
$290-425/load
150-175/hr
$5/lmi
51-100 km
(31-60 mi)
$450-535/load
$7/lmi*
$435-555/load
$5-7/lmi
$435-555/load
$5-7/lmi
101-150 km
(61-90 mi)
$575-660/load
...-
$570-695/load
$5-7/lmi
$570-695/load
$5-7/lmi
151-250 km
(91-150 mi)
$700-950/load
$5.50/lmi*
$700-1000/load
$5-6.40/lmi
$725-975/load
$5-6.40/lmi
251-350 km
(151-200 mi)
$975-1165/load
...-
$1000-1240/load
$5-6.40/lmi
$1000-1240/load
$5-6.40/lmi
351-450 km
(201-280)
...-
$5.50/lkm
$1260-1530/load
$5-6.40/lmi
$1260-1530/load
$5-6.40/lmi
Over 450 km
(over 280 mi)
.No Response to Survey
$1580-2280/load
$4.75-6.40/lmi
$1580-2280/load
$4.75-6.40/lmi
Total reports = 484 Surveyed Fall 2014
Straight liner, body job and gooseneck
(16,000-42,000 lb)
lmi=loaded mile
Alberta $95-125/hr
$2.90-3/lkm
$95-150/hr
$2.90-4.25/lkm
.$95-150/hr
$2.90-4.25/lkm
Total reports = 27 Surveyed Fall 2014
Stock Trailer Alberta**No Response to Survey$100-150/hr$100-150/hr
Total reports = 20 Surveyed Fall 2014
Horse Trailer
- short haul...
....
- long haul
Alberta...
$85/hr
...-
...-
...
...-
$50-75/horse
$150/horse*
..
...-....
$50-75/horse
$150/horse*
Total reports = 3 Surveyed Fall 2014
Hog hauling
lkm=loaded kilometre
Alberta...
$2.90-3/lkm
$6.80/hog
...
$2.50-4/lkm
$6.80/hog
...
$2.90-4/lkm
$6.80/hog..
Total reports = 9 Surveyed Fall 2014

Corral Cleaning

OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Corral cleaning Alberta
loader, 5 spreaders, 6 operators$560/hr...-...-
loader, 3 or 4 spreaders, 5 operators $545-560/hr$555-690/hr$640-690/hr
loader, 3 spreaders, 4 operators
(2 - 4.5 cubic yd bucket)
$440-490/hr$440-555/hr$440-555/hr
loader, 3 spreaders, 4 operators
(6 cubic yd bucket)
...-$645/hr$645/hr
loader, 4 spreaders, 4 operators
(6 cubic yd bucket)
...-$725/hr$725/hr
loader, 1 or 2 spreaders, 3 operators$330-460/hr$285-450/hr$285-450/hr
loader only, 2 operators, for stockpiling...-$195/hr$195/hr
loader only, 1 operator, for stockpiling$75-155/hr$75-165/hr$110-165/hr
loader, 3 vertical beater spreaders, 4 operators$500-715/hr$530-540/hr$530-540/hr
loader, 2 vertical beater spreaders, 3 operators$520-615/hr$400/hr$400/hr
2 loaders, 4 spreaders, 7 operators$880/hr$880/hr$880/hr
2 loaders, 3-4 spreaders, 6 operators$740-760/hr$745-760/hr$745-760/hr
2 loaders, 3 spreaders, 5 operators$550/hr...-...-
2 loaders, 2 operators$195/hr...-...-
spreader only...-$165-175/hr$165-175/hr
spreader, vertical beaters, 1 operator$185/hr...-...-
semi-trailer mount spreader, 1 operator$170/hr$170/hr$170/hr
truck mount spreader, 1 operator$85-155/hr$85-160/hr$95-160/hr
truck mount spreader, vertical beater$125-195/hr$130-135/hr$130-135/hr
2 truck mount spreaders, 1 operator$140-350/hr$145-350/hr$145-350/hr
dump truck mounted spreader...-$110/hr$110/hr
dump truck$120-140/hour$130-150/hour$130-150/hour
excavator$125-165/hr$130-195/hr$130-195/hr
excavator, 2 dump trucks, 4 operators$520-590/hr...-...-
excavator, 2 spreaders, 3 operators...-$350/hr$350/hr
excavator, 3 spreaders, 4 operators...-$460/hr$460/hr
skid steer$100/hr$60-130/hr$100-130/hr
dozer...-$185-200/hr$185-200/hr
Total reports = 693 Surveyed Fall 2014

Liquid Manure

OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Liquid manure handlingAlberta
application - pump, injection system or top dressing & operators$0.012-0.016/gal
$175-200/hr
$0.013-0.016/gal
$200/hr
$0.013-0.016/gal
$200/hr
lagoon pump & operator
No Response to Survey
$0.010/gal
$175/hr
$0.010/gal
$175/hr
Total reports = 97 Surveyed Fall 2014

Fencing

OperationLocationMost Common 2013Range 2014Most Common 2014
Barbed wire fence construction
(labour & equipment)
Alberta $3300-3500/mi
$125-180/hr.
$2500-3200/mi
$105-180/hr.
$2500-3200/mi
$105-180/hr.
Total reports = 57 Surveyed Fall 2014
High tensile barb wire
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$180/hr...-...-
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Pipe rail or corral fencing
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$165-180/hr...-...-
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Elk & buffalo fencing
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$180/hr...-...-
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Page wire fence construction
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$180/hr...-...-
Total reports = 0 Surveyed Fall 2014
Post pounding
(labour & equipment)
Alberta $120-165/hr$85-165/hr$105-165/hr
Total reports = 28 Surveyed Fall 2014
Post pounding - Rentals
Alberta$125/day$125/day*$125/day*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2014
Barbed wire fence repair or removal
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$1500/mi
$65-180/hr
$1300/mi
$70-160/hr
$1300/mi
$70-160/hr
Total reports = 25 Surveyed Fall 2014
Fence repairAlberta...-$35/hr$35/hr
Total reports = 7 Surveyed Fall 2014
Fence removal, post pounding & repairAlberta...-$150-170/hr$150-170/hr
Total reports = 30 Surveyed Fall 2014
Wire rollingAlberta$85/hr$85/hr$85/hr
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Fall 2014
 
 
 
 

Other Documents in the Series

 
  Custom Rates Survey Summary 2015
Custom Rates 2015 - Seeding
Custom Rates 2015 - Land Leasing
Custom Rates 2015 - Tillage
Custom Rates 2015 - Livestock - Current Document
Custom Rates 2015 - Land Clearing and Breaking
Custom Rates 2015 - Haying and Silage
Custom Rates 2015 - Grain Harvesting and Hauling
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on April 30, 2015.
Last Reviewed/Revised on March 15, 2016.