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Cattle futures mixed to start the week

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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were mixed ahead of the week’s direct business. February live cattle closed $.60 lower at $173.77 and April live cattle closed $.47 lower at $176.90. March feeders closed $.67 lower at $231.27 and April feeders closed $.37 lower at $237.10.

Direct cash cattle trade activity was quiet Monday.  Showlists this week are mixed – higher in Kansas, lower in Texas, Nebraska, and Colorado.  Bids and asking prices didn’t surface. 

Cattle futures mixed to start the week