While the first two months of the year produced significant gains for both feeder cattle and fed cattle, demand for replacement females was steady to weaker. The overall female trend since Thanksgiving has been lower, though recent demand for higher quality bred heifers has been good. With the winter months nearing a close, the market test on bred cows and pairs was
Open heifers lost the most ground in February, closing $13 per cwt lower than January. A young, 1,000-lb.
Bred heifers averaged $1,162 per head in Drovers
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