Grain mixed, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for May delivery was .50 cent lower at $4.5920 a bushel; May corn was 3.25 cents higher at $3.7720 bushel; May oats was 2 cents higher at $1.91 a bushel; while May soybeans gained 3.50 cents to $9.5140 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was .05 cent lower at $1.3170 a pound; April feeder cattle was .18 cent higher at $1.5510 a pound; May lean hogs gained .38 cent to $.7380 a pound.