Negotiated cash fed cattle trade was limited on light demand in Nebraska and the western Corn Belt through Friday afternoon. There were a few live sales in both regions at $136/cwt. and a few in the beef at $218, but too few transactions to trend.
Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed in sluggish, light trade.
Except for 37¢ higher in Apr, Live Cattle futures closed an average of 25¢ lower.
Feeder Cattle futures closed an average 53¢ higher (22¢ to 67¢ higher).
Choice boxed beef cutout value was 82¢ higher Friday afternoon at $251.21/cwt. Select was 28¢ higher at $220.29.