Grains mostly higher, livestock mixed

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

Wheat for Dec. delivery was off 3.40 cents at $5.1860 a bushel; Dec. corn up 2 cents at $3.8760 bushel; Dec. oats rose 5.40 cents at $3.9960 a bushel; while Nov. soybeans gained 6.60 cents at 9.3820 a bushel.

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

Oct. live cattle rose 1.24 cents at $1.1062 a pound; Oct. feeder cattle was up 1.47 cents at $1.4512 a pound; Oct. lean hogs fell .73 cent at .6562 a pound.

The Associated Press