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Grain higher, livestock mixed


CHICAGO — Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for July delivery was 4.50 cents higher at $5.1750 a bushel; July corn was 4.25 cents higher at $3.6425 a bushel; July oats were unchanged at $2.41 a bushel; while July soybeans gained 3.75 cents to 9.45 a bushel.

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

August live cattle was .53 cent higher at $1.5025 a pound; August feeder cattle was .50 cent higher at $2.1720 a pound; July lean hogs lost .70 cent at $.8265 a pound.

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