Live cattle futures saw gains of 25 cents in most contracts on Tuesday. Feeder cattle futures were up $1.10 in the front months. The CME feeder cattle index yesterday was $145.38, down 46 cents from the previous day. Wholesale boxed beef values were sharply lower on Tuesday afternoon. Choice boxes averaged $2.45 lower at $205.58, with Select boxes down $2.15 per cwt at $199.89.