Grain lower, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for March delivery was 2 cents lower at $4.7440 a bushel; March corn was unchanged at $3.6920 a bushel; March oats were .25 cent lower at $2.0060 a bushel; while March soybeans was 2.50 cents lower 8.8040 a bushel.

Beef lower and pork were mixed the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was .60 cent lower at $1.3465 a pound; March feeder cattle was .23 cent lower at $1.5970 a pound; April lean hogs was .18 cent higher at $.7065 a pound.