Grain mixed, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for December delivery was 7.40 cents lower at $3.9820 a bushel; December corn was fell .40 cent at $3.2960 bushel; December oats was 2 cents higher at $1.76 a bushel; while November soybeans rose 2.20 cents to $9.5240 a bushel.

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

October live cattle was .75 cent higher at $1.0385 a pound; September feeder cattle was .50 cent lower at $1.3465 pound; October lean hogs rose .43 cent to $.5208 a pound.