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Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed


CHICAGO — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery was up 2 cents to $4.8250 a bushel; May corn fell 4.50 cents to 3.86 a bushel; May oats were 3.50 cents lower at $2.83 a bushel; while May soybeans were off .50 cent to $9.85 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork was lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle was up 1.38 cents to $1.5465 a pound; May feeder cattle rose 2.78 cents to $2.0745 a pound; while April lean hogs were .70 cent lower at $.6612 a pound.

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