Grain, livestock futures trade mixed

12/13/2012 1:15 PM
By Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery fell 3.50 cents to $8.0850 a bushel; March corn fell 5.25 cents to $7.2025 a bushel; March oats rose 1.75 cent to $3.87 a bushel; while January soybeans rose 3 cents to $14.7650 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices also traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

February live cattle fell 0.33 cent to $1.3147 a pound; January feeder cattle added 0.37 cent to $1.5312 a pound; February lean hogs gained 0.25 cent to 85.90 cents a pound.


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