Beef plants see processing delays

The cattle market was hit with two more disappointments on Friday, poor job numbers for December and word of $136 cash trades in the South. This comes on top of the start of the week's negative comments on meat prices from the White House. February live cattle lost 2.37 this week. Friday's close is the lowest in 2 1/2 weeks. March feeder cattle futures, with additional help from stronger corn, lost 3.27 for the week.

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