Grain futures trade mixed, livestock prices rise

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Posted: May 27, 2011 11:40 AM
Grain futures trade mixed, livestock prices rise

Grains futures traded mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery slid 4.5 cents to $8.10 a bushel; July corn fell 2 cents to $7.435 a bushel; July oats added 3 cents to $3.81 a bushel; while July soybeans dipped 0.75 cent to $13.84 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle added 0.45 cent to $1.0502 a pound; August feeder cattle gained 0.48 cent to $1.2350 a pound; July lean hogs added 0.58 cent to 87.85 cents a pound; while July pork bellies were unchanged at $1.2100 a pound.