Grain mixed, livestock lower

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

Wheat for March delivery gained 5.75 cents to $4.6850 a bushel; March corn lost .25 cent to 3.53 a bushel; March oats were down 3.25 cents to 2.0875 a bushel; while March soybeans lost .25 cent at $8.6450 bushel.

Beef lower and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. February live cattle was off 3 cents to $1.3352 a pound; March feeder cattle lost 4.50 cents to $1.6382 a pound; while February lean hogs fell 1.27 cents at $.5955 a pound.