These are survey results only - not recommended rates.

NOTES: *Indicates one report received.

Grain Processing

OperationLocationMost Common 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016
Grinding (mixing cost included)Alberta-$10/tonne*$10/tonne*
Total reports = 1 Surveyed Fall 2016

Mobile Feed Processing

OperationLocationMost Common 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016
Tub Grinding - - with operator, customer supplies tractor
Tub Grinding - mobile unit
Alberta$3.50-3.75/bale$3.50-3.75/bale$3.50-3.75/bale
$325/hr$325/hr$325/hr
Total reports = 2 Surveyed Fall 2016

Livestock Hauling

OperationLocationMost Common 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016
Possum belly liner (50,000-65,000 lb) lmi=loaded mileAlberta 0-50 km
(0-30 mi)
$375-425/load
$175/hr
$375-425/load
$175/hr
$375-425/load
$175/hr
51-100 km
(31-60 mi)
$480-575/load
$4.25/lkm
$425-575/load
-
$475-575/load
-
101-150 km
(61-90 mi)
$620-710/load
$4.25/lkm
$550-710/load
-
$620-710/load
-
151-250 km
(91-150 mi)
$740-1000/load
$4.25/lkm
$600-1000/load
-
$740-1000/load
-
251-350 km
(151-200 mi)
$1040-1310/load
$4.25/lkm
$1040-1340/load
$3.80/lkm*
$1040-1340/load
$3.80/lkm*
351-450 km
(201-280)
$1340-1640/load
$6/lmi
$3.75-$4.25/lkm
$1370-1640/load
$6/lmi*
$3.75-$3.80/lkm
$1370-1640/load
$6/lmi*
$3.75-$3.80/lkm
Over 450 km
(over 280 mi)
$1660-2460/load
$4.75-6/lmi
$3.75-$4.25/lkm
$1660-2460/load
$4.75-6/lmi
$3.75-$3.80/lkm
$1660-2460/load
$4.75-6/lmi
$3.75-$3.80/lkm
Total reports = 289 Surveyed Fall 2016
Straight liner, body job and gooseneck
(16,000-42,000 lb)
lmi=loaded mile
Alberta $95-150/load
$5/lmi
$4.25/lkm
$95-150/load
$5/lmi*
$3.45-4.25/lkm
$95-150/load
$5/lmi*
$4.25/lkm
Total reports = 25 Surveyed Fall 2016
Stock Trailer Alberta$150/hr$150/hr
$5/lkm
$150/hr
$5/lkm
Total reports = 8 Surveyed Fall 2016
Hog hauling
lkm=loaded kilometre
Alberta$2.90-3.75/lkm
$6.80/hog
$2.90-3.75/lkm
$6.80/hog
$2.90-3.75/lkm
$6.80/hog
Total reports = 10 Surveyed Fall 2016

Corral Cleaning

OperationLocationMost Common 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016
Corral cleaning Alberta
loader, 5 spreaders, 6 operators$560/hr$560/hr$560/hr
loader, 3 or 4 spreaders, 5 operators $480-640/hr$480-640/hr$480-640/hr
loader, 3 spreaders, 4 operators
(2 - 4.5 cubic yd bucket)
$440-495/hr$440-495/hr$440-495/hr
loader, 1 or 2 spreaders, 3 operators$350/hr$350/hr$350/hr
loader only, 1 operator, for stockpiling$100-145/hr$100-145/hr$100-145/hr
loader, 3 vertical beater spreaders, 4 operators$530-635/hr$530-635/hr$530-635/hr
loader, 2 vertical beater spreaders, 3 operators$300-400/hr$300-400/hr$300-400/hr
2 loaders, 4 spreaders, 7 operators$880/hr$880/hr$880/hr
2 loaders, 3-4 spreaders, 6 operators$745-760/hr$745-760/hr$745-760/hr
2 spreaders, 1 operator-$145/hr$145/hr
spreader, vertical beaters, 1 operator$100/hr--
truck mount spreader, 1 operator$95-130/hr$95-130/hr$95-130/hr
truck mount spreader, vertical beater$130-165/hr$100-165/hr$100-165/hr
2 truck mount spreaders, 1 operator$145/hr--
excavator$130/hr$130/hr$130/hr
excavator, 2 spreaders, 3 operators$350/hr$370/hr$370/hr
excavator, 3 spreaders, 4 operators$460/hr$490/hr$490/hr
skid steer$100/hr$100/hr$100/hr
Total reports = 341 Surveyed Fall 2016

Liquid Manure

OperationLocationMost Common 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016
Liquid manure handlingAlberta
application - pump, injection system or top dressing & operators$0.013-0.016/gal$0.013-0.016/gal$0.013-0.016/gal
Total reports = 79 Surveyed Fall 2016

Fencing

OperationLocationMost Common 2015Range 2016Most Common 2016
Barbed wire fence construction
(labour & equipment)
Alberta $2500-3000/mi
$100-180/hr
$2500-3000/mi
$100-180/hr
$2500-3000/mi
$100-180/hr
Total reports = 37 Surveyed Fall 2016
Post pounding
(labour & equipment)
Alberta $140-165/hr$140-165/hr$140-165/hr
Total reports = 6 Surveyed Fall 2016
Post pounding - RentalAlberta$125/day*$125/day*$125/day*
Total reports = Surveyed Fall 2016
Barbed wire fence repair or removal
(labour & equipment)
Alberta$1250-1300/mi$1250-1300/mi$1250-1300/mi
Total reports = 19 Surveyed Fall 2016
Fence repairAlberta$65/hr$65/hr$65/hr
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Fall 2016
Fence removal & repairAlberta$120/hr$120/hr$120/hr
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Fall 2016
Fence removal, post pounding & repairAlberta$100-185/hr$100-185/hr$100-185/hr
Total reports = 35 Surveyed Fall 2016
Wire rollingAlberta$85/hr$85/hr$85/hr
Total reports = 4 Surveyed Fall 2016