Negotiated cash fed cattle trade remained undeveloped through Thursday afternoon.
Pressure in Lean Hog futures, undeveloped cash trade and light interest held Cattle futures to minimal gains.
Other than 20¢ and 2¢ lower in the front two contracts, Live Cattle futures closed an average of 28¢ higher.
Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 50¢ higher.
Corn futures closed mostly fractionally lower to 1¢ lower.
Soybean futures closed mostly unchanged to fractionally mixed.
Wholesale beef values were steady to firm on moderate demand and offerings, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.
Choice boxed beef cutout value was 54¢ higher Thursday afternoon at $217.75/cwt. Select was 10¢ higher at $212.14.