Grain higher, livestock higher

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

Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.0775 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.25 cents higher at $3.4650 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.4325 a bushel; while Nov soybeans was unchanged at $9.35 a bushel.

Beef and pork higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec live cattle was .80 cent higher at $1.6885 pound; Nov feeder cattle was 1.58 cents higher at 2.4450 a pound; Dec lean hogs gained 1.58 cents to $.9675 a pound.