Calves and feeder cattle traded $2 per cwt lower to $2 higher, while negotiated fed cattle prices were steady on a live basis at $110-$111.
Improving fall forage conditions and promising wheat pasture prospects helped boost calf and feeder cattle prices this week
So, far winter grazing budgets appear to provide economic incentive for growing cattle.
Cattle futures retained the previous week's gains, amid mostly steady money for fed cattle and higher cash prices for calves and feeders.
Early fall outlook improves with Oct. closing, calves and feeder cattle sold higher
Drought and declining acreage point to higher hay costs.
FAPRI sees cattle prices declining through 2020.
Live Cattle futures finally broke out to the upside.