At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed higher and feeders were mixed ahead of the week’s direct cash business. December live cattle closed $.10 higher at $152.67 and February live cattle closed $.12 higher at $154.80. January feeder cattle closed $1.12 higher at $178 and March feeder cattle closed $.57 higher at $181.17.
It was another quiet day for direct cash cattle business. Asking prices were at $156 to $157 live in the South, while the North remained quiet.