Negotiated cash fed cattle trade was undeveloped through Tuesday afternoon.
Higher wholesale beef values and likely less beef production than anticipated so far this year, due to weather helped Cattle futures mostly edge higher.
Live Cattle futures closed an average of 17¢ higher (7¢ to 42¢ higher).
After 82¢ and 10¢ lower in the front two contracts, Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 15¢ higher.
Corn futures closed mostly 1¢ to 2¢ lower.
Soybean futures closed mostly 3¢ to 4¢ lower.
Wholesale beef values were firm to higher on moderate to fairly good demand and moderate offerings, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.
Choice boxed beef cutout value was 73¢ higher Tuesday afternoon at $218.13/cwt. Select was 96¢ higher at $212.57.