At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day higher, with feeders leading the way, on the day’s lower move in corn. October live cattle closed $.92 higher at $143.82 and December live cattle closed $.87 higher at $149.80. September feeder cattle closed $2.25 higher at $182.17 and October feeder cattle closed $2.20 higher at $183.27.
It was a very quiet Tuesday for direct cash cattle business. A few early asking prices are around $144 live in the South, while the North remained quiet.