At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mixed, and feeders were up ahead of the week’s direct business. December live cattle closed $.27 lower with a weighted average of $175.47 and February live cattle closed $.15 lower at $176.65. January feeder cattle closed $1.35 higher at $229.85 and March feeder cattle closed $1.32 higher at $232.30.
It was a quiet Monday for direct cash cattle business. Showlists this week are mixed, higher in the South, but lower in Nebraska/Colardo.