Grain higher, livestock mostly lower

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

Wheat for Dec. was down 3.25 cents to 4.17 a bushel; Dec. corn lost 6.50 cents to 3.51 a bushel; Dec. oats was down 1.50 cents at $2.1050 a bushel; while Nov. soybeans lost 6 cents to $9.7550 a bushel.

Beef higher pork was mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle was up 3 cents at $.9902 a pound; October feeder cattle gained 2.73 cents to $1.2175 a pound; while December lean hogs lost .07 cent at $.4110 a pound.