AUSTIN -- For the week ending May 17, feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $6 higher per hundredweight (cwt), with a few locations as much as $8 higher on a portion of their offerings. Texas direct feeder cattle prices were steady to $3 higher. Lower supplies and strong demand continue to support the feeder cattle market. Fed cattle cash prices were $1.35 lower. Wholesale beef values were higher. . . .