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Grains mostly higher, livestock lower.

Grain futures were mostly higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Mar. delivery rose 4.80 cents at $5.6620 a bushel; Mar. corn fell 3 cents at $3.8260 a bushel; Mar. oats gained 6.60 cents at $3.0560 bushel; while Jan. soybeans was up 1.40 cents at 9.3540 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec. live cattle was off .40 cent at $1.2660 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle fell .65 cent at $1.4650 a pound; Feb. lean hogs lost .92 cents at .6748 a pound.

The Associated Press