At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day mixed adjusting spreads. December live cattle closed $.30 lower at $151.65 and February lives closed $.50 lower at $154.37. January feeders closed $.20 higher at $179.62 and March feeders closed $.15 lower at $181.62.
It was a typically quiet Friday for direct cash cattle trade activity. For the week, Southern live deals were marked at mostly $150, fully steady with the prior week’s weighted averages.