Grain mixed, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for March delivery was .25 cent higher at $4.7020 a bushel; March corn was 1.25 cents lower at $3.5760 a bushel; March oats were .25 cent higher at $2.2840 a bushel; while March soybeans lost 5 cents to 8.6520 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork were lower the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle was .18 cent higher at $1.3688 a pound; March feeder cattle was 1.55 cents higher at $1.6318 a pound; February lean hogs was .10 cent lower at $.5968 a pound.