Grain lower, livestock lower

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

Wheat for July delivery was 4.50 cent a bale lower at $4.73 a bushel; July corn was 6.25 cents lower at $4.2260 bushel; July oats was 2.50 cents lower at $2.0160 a bushel; while July soybeans lost 23.25 cents to $11.3260 a bushel.

Beef lower and pork prices were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle was .93 cent lower at $1.1635 a pound; August feeder cattle was 1.68 cents lower at $1.3858 pound; July lean hogs lost .05 cent to $.8678 a pound.