Female markets were up across the board in November, compared to a month earlier.

 

Bred females led the way in November, with aged bred females advancing the most compared to October data. Demand for bred heifers continued to drive prices upward, gaining $125 per head.

With all regions reporting market data in November, cows with large calves saw the highest gain among cow-calf pairs, increasing more than $70 per pair. Cows with small calves averaged $40.12 higher per pair compared to October data.

Slaughter cows traded mostly steady compared to last month but were $4 higher than last year.

Demand for bred females increases