Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

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Posted: Aug 12, 2011 4:04 PM
Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

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

Wheat for December delivery shed 0.75 cent to $7.3225 a bushel; December corn inched up 0.5 cent to $7.145 a bushel; November soybeans added 3 cents to $13.3475 a bushel; and December oats rose 0.5 cent to $3.55 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

October live cattle gained 0.93 cent to $1.2045 a pound; September feeder cattle rose 1.22 cent to $1.3752 a pound; while October lean hogs added 1.37 cent to 89.47 cents a pound.