Grain mixed, cattle and pork lower

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

Wheat for March delivery was unchanged at 5.515 cents a bushel; March corn was 42 cents higher at 4.315 a bushel; March oats were unchanged at $4.2125 a bushel; while March soybeans gained .25 cent to 12.695 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was .22 cent lower at $1.4030 a pound; March feeder cattle was .17 cent lower at $1.6905 a pound; April lean hogs fell .13 cent to $.9367 a pound.