Direct cash cattle trade is off to a slow start this week. Most of today’s action is limited to the distribution of new showlists. The offering is expected to be steady with last week. However, asking prices will likely be higher following the strong finish to the week. Look for asking prices at $112 to $113.50 live – about $4.50 to $8 higher and $175 to $180 dressed – about $5 to $10 higher. Don’t look for business to pick up until midweek or later.