Equities climbed early Tuesday, helping to drag Cattle futures along, but late pressure took them lower.
Other than 5¢ lower in spot Apr, Live Cattle futures closed an average of $1.03 lower (60¢ to $1.47 lower).
Except for 2¢ lower in spot Mar, Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of $1.96 lower ($1.17 to $2.50 lower).
Wholesale beef values were steady on Choice and higher on Select with moderate demand and light to moderate offerings, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.
Choice boxed beef cutout value was 9¢ higher Tuesday afternoon at $206.62/cwt. Select was $1.54 higher at $202.70.
Corn futures closed 3¢ to 7¢ higher.
Soybean futures closed 1¢ to 2¢ higher through Jan ’21 and then mostly fractionally lower.