AUSTIN -- For the week ending Jan. 4, feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $4 higher per hundredweight (cwt) compared to pre-holiday sales. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were firm to $1 higher. The Oklahoma City National Stockyards were closed for the New Year’s holiday. Fed cattle cash prices were $1 higher per cwt and beef prices were higher. Cotton, grain sorghum, wheat, and corn prices were lower compared to pre-holiday levels. . . .