Grain mixed, livestock mostly lower

CHICAGO – Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Mar delivery was unchanged at $5.451 a bushel; Mar corn was 4.75 cents higher at $3.8075 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.2650 a bushel; while Jan soybeans gained 2.25 cents to $10.07 a bushel.

Beef mostly lower and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Feb live cattle was .60 cent lower at $1.7170 pound; Jan feeder cattle was 1.00 cent lower at 2.3610 a pound; Feb lean hogs lost 1.60 cents to $.9005 a pound.