Grains futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

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Posted: Oct 21, 2010 3:39 PM
Grains futures mostly fall, livestock prices mixed

Grain futures mostly fell Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery slid 14.5 cents to $6.6875 a bushel; December corn dropped 9.25 cents to $5.6425 a bushel; December oats edged up half a cent to $3.555 a bushel; and soybeans for November delivery shed 10.5 cents to $12.015 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures traded mixed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle slipped 0.37 cent to $1.0125 a pound; November feeder cattle gained 1.35 cents to $1.1165 a pound; December lean hogs traded up 0.60 cent to 69.32 cents a pound; while February pork bellies fell 1 cent to $1.0250 a pound.