Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

Corn and oat futures fall on the CBOT; beef and pork prices rise

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Grains futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery rose 2 cents to $6.69 a bushel; July corn slipped 1.25 cent to $6.6425 a bushel; July oats fell 1.75 cent to $3.82 a bushel; while July soybeans rose 8.75 cents to $15.43 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle rose 0.65 cent to $1.2282 a pound; August feeder cattle rose 0.83 cent to $1.4975 a pound; July lean hogs rose 0.90 cent to $1.0085 a pound.

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