Feeder cattle extends losses and lean hogs close mostly firmer.
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.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle contracts on Thursday eased from Wednesday's 3-cent per pound limit-up settlement, pressured by profit-taking and seasonally struggling wholesale beef values, said traders.
Feeder cattle ends down sharply and lean hog market finishes weaker.
Feeder cattle ends down sharply and lean hogs finish mostly weaker.
U.S. live cattle futures eased slightly in a technical selloff on Thursday after prices earlier notched a two-week high, traders said.
Feeder cattle end higher and hogs go on a rally.