Grain futures, livestock prices mostly down

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Posted: Apr 15, 2011 11:10 AM
Grain futures, livestock prices mostly down

Grains futures traded down or flat Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 3.50 cents to $7.37 a bushel; May corn dropped 11.25 cents to $7.43 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at $3.82 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 5 cents to $13.26 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures also traded down or flat on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle fell 0.90 cent to $1.1560 a pound; August feeder cattle dropped 0.27 cent to $1.3710 a pound; June lean hogs fell 1.72 cent to $1.0090 a pound; while May pork bellies were unchanged at $1.2595 a pound.