Feeder cattle contracts end lower, while lean hog contracts settle weaker.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle contracts were weakened Friday by profit-taking and investor caution as they await the bulk of this week's cash cattle sales, said traders.
Feeder cattle ends down sharply and lean hog market finishes weaker.
Feeder cattle finish mostly lower and hogs close lower, down 11 percent in July.
Live cattle ends mostly firmer and feeder cattle close higher.
Feeder cattle ends sharply lower and lean hog contracts lose ground.
Feeder cattle extends losses and lean hogs close mostly firmer.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed higher Tuesday on fund buying, short-covering and solid beef demand that briefly lifted the June contract to its 3.000-cent daily price limit, said traders.