There were only 242 head offered and no takers in the weekly Fed Cattle Exchange auction.
Cattle futures continued to firm Wednesday, closing higher on reportedly increased commercial interest.
Live Cattle futures closed an average of $1.39 higher through the front four contracts and then an average of 74¢ higher.
Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of $1.28 higher (42¢ to $1.82 higher).
Wholesale beef values were lower on light to moderate demand and heavy offerings, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.
Choice boxed beef cutout value was 88¢ lower Wednesday afternoon at $204.85/cwt. Select was $1.92 lower at $192.95.