Live cattle futures posted strong trade on Thursday, with most contracts up to $2 higher. Feeder cattle futures were up a $1.95 for the day and still looking strong this morning. The CME feeder cattle index was up 8 cents on February 14 at $147. Wholesale boxed beef values were higher on Thursday morning. Choice boxes were up $1.23 at $209.04, with Select boxes $1.63 higher at $205.14.