Direct cash cattle trade is scattered and light in several areas. Live bids are reported at $107 to $108 – about $1 to $2 higher than the rest of the week’s live business. Dressed bids are still at $169 to $170. Asking prices for cattle remaining on showlists are around $108 live and $173 dressed.
At the Pratt Livestock Auction in Kansas, receipts are down on the week and the year. Compared to last week’s auction, feeder steers 850 to 1000 pounds were steady to weak on a light supply.