At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day mostly lower, and feeders were lower watching corn and the direct markets. October live cattle closed $.57 higher $146.30 December live cattle closed $.17 higher at $151.07. October feeder cattle closed $2.27 lower at $180.02 and November feeders closed $2.25 lower at $181.27.
It was a relatively quiet Tuesday for direct cash cattle trade activity. A handful of deals were reported in Iowa at $227 dressed, but not near enough to establish a trend.