Cattle futures closed mostly lower Tuesday, buoyed by support late in the day, but amid limited trade and interest overall.
Except for 12¢ and 10¢ higher, in near Feb and Apr, respectively, Live Cattle futures closed an average of 30¢ lower.
Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 63¢ lower.
Wholesale beef values were steady on Choice and firm on Select with light to moderate demand and moderate offerings, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.
Choice boxed beef cutout value was 19¢ lower Tuesday afternoon at $204.61/cwt. Select was 66¢ higher at $192.55.