Grain mixed, livestock mostly lower

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

Wheat for May delivery was 2.80 cents higher at $4.5340 a bushel; May corn fell .60 cent at $3.60 a bushel; May oats was 2.20 cents lower at $1.85 a bushel; while May soybeans lost 3.80 cents at $8.6720 a bushel.

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

April live cattle was .13 cent higher at $1.3758 a pound; April feeder cattle was 1.10 cents lower at $1.5893 a pound; April lean hogs fell 1.22 cents at $.7048 a pound.