Grain mixed, livestock mostly lower

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

Wheat for March delivery gained 5.75 cents to $4.9550 a bushel; March corn was up 5.50 cents to 3.7925 a bushel; March oats fell .75 cent to 2.3750 a bushel; while January soybeans rose 1.50 cents at $8.7825 bushel.

Beef higher and pork was lower the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. February live cattle was up 2.37 cents to $1.2652 a pound; January feeder cattle rose 2.43 cents to $1.5305 a pound; while February lean hogs fell .03 cent at $.5922 a pound.