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Western Cattle Price Insurance Program

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About Cattle Price Insurance

Every type of beef operation faces price, basis and currency risk, however based on the product being produced and marketed the producer is impacted differently by each. To provide adequate protection, each of the three cattle insurance programs is designed to target a different stage of production. For more information, click here.

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Benefits of WCPIP

Protection
Against volatility in the marketplace.

Protect your bottom line
Manage the risk of falling prices in the market.

Simple and easy to understand
Market-driven, flexible and coverage based on current market conditions.

Tailored
Products are there for every aspect of the beef production chain and for hog price protection.

WCPIP - CALF

WCPIP - CALF

The Western Cattle Price Insurance Program (WCPIP) for Calves is available between February 4 – May 28, 2020. Producers can tailor coverage to their operation by purchasing price insurance for intended marketings from September to December. The Western Cattle Price Insurance Program (WCPIP) for calves is an easy to use risk man­agement tool that provides […]

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WCPIP – FED

WCPIP - FED

The Western Cattle Price Insurance Program for fed cattle is an easy to use risk management tool that provides beef producers with protection against price risk, currency risk and basis risk.  Producers pay a pre­mium up front in order to purchase WCPIP protection. WCPIP – Fed coverage is available for fed cattle intended for sale […]

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WCPIP – FEEDER

WCPIP - FEEDER

WCPIP – Feeder is an easy to use risk management tool that provides beef producers with protection against price risk, currency risk and basis risk. The program is based on local markets and will help producers who background cattle to better manage the risks in today’s unpredictable cattle market. Beef producers in Western Canada have […]

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