Grain futures mixed, livestock prices fall

6/14/2013 1:00 PM
By Associated Press

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

Wheat for July delivery fell 4.75 cents to $6.8075 a bushel; July corn rose 11.5 cents to $6.55 a bushel; July oats fell 8.75 cents to $3.995 a bushel; while July soybeans rose 30.25 cents to $15.1625 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices were mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle fell 0.85 cent to $119 a pound; August feeder cattle fell 2.07 cents to $143.40 a pound; July lean hogs rose 0.73 cent to 102.30 cents a pound.

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