Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mostly firm and feeders were lower, watching corn and the development of direct cash business. August live was up $.05 at $134.55 and October was down $.10 at $139.85. August feeders were $.82 lower at $172.47 and September was down $1.02 at $176.05.
Direct cash cattle trade has been mostly quiet with a few deals coming in this afternoon. Southern deals took place mostly at $137, steady to $1 lower than last week.