Grain lower, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.3825 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.50 cents lower at $3.7175 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.5050 a bushel; while Nov soybeans lost 13 cents to $10.30 a bushel.

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

Dec live cattle was .85 cent higher at $1.6760 pound; Jan feeder cattle was .95 cent higher at 2.2890 a pound; Dec lean hogs lost .25 cent to $.8835 a pound.