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Hog future mostly higher heading into Friday

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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were up, and feeders were mixed, watching direct business unfold. April live cattle closed $1.60 higher at $185.60 and June lives closed $.75 higher at $181.87.  March feeders closed $.87 higher at $247.10 and April feeders closed $.62 higher at $250.22. 

There was another active day of direct cash cattle business on Thursday.  Dressed deals in Nebraska were at $287 to $288, steady to $1 lower than the previous week’s weighted averages. 

Hog future mostly higher heading into Friday