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Grain lower, livestock higher

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

Wheat for March delivery was 2.50 cents lower at $4.6560 a bushel; March corn was unchanged at $3.6720 a bushel; March oats were .25 cents lower at $2.0020 a bushel; while March soybeans was 3 cents lower at $8.7940 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was .68 cents higher at $1.3410 a pound; March feeder cattle was .78 cent higher at $1.5678 a pound; April lean hogs was .70 cent higher at $.7185 a pound.