Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

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Posted: Apr 02, 2012 10:57 AM
Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

Grains futures were mixed in early trading Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery fell 6.25 cents to $6.5450 a bushel; May corn rose 4.50 cents to $6.4850 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at $3.4125 a bushel; while May soybeans jumped 13 cents to $14.16 a bushel.

Beef futures and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle rose 0.55 cent to $1.2100 a pound; May feeder cattle rose 0.33 cent to $1.4945 a pound; while June lean hogs rose 0.85 cent to 91.25 cents a pound.