Grains, livestock futures rise in early trading

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Posted: Oct 05, 2011 10:58 AM
Grains, livestock futures rise in early trading

Grains futures rose in early trading Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery gained 13 cents to $6.17 a bushel; December corn added 13.75 cents to $6.015 a bushel; and November soybeans rose 7 cents to $11.67 a bushel. December oats were unchanged at $3.245 a bushel;

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle added 0.90 cent to $1.2245 a pound; November feeder cattle rose 0.60 cent to $1.4150 a pound; and December lean hogs gained 0.90 cent to 87.75 cents a pound.