Grain lower, livestock mostly lower

CHICAGO – Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery declined 19.75 cents to $4.9925 a bushel; May corn fell 3.75 cents to 3.9125 a bushel; May oats were 4.50 cents lower at $2.7775 a bushel; while May soybeans was off 4.25 cents to $9.7450 a bushel.

Beef was lower and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle was off .37 cent to $1.52 a pound; May feeder cattle fell .20 cents to $2.1577 a pound; while June lean hogs were .55 cent higher to $.7515 a pound.