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Grain lower, livestock higher


CHICAGO — Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery was 1.25 cents lower at $4.57 a bushel; March corn was .25 cent lower at $3.60 a bushel; March oats were unchanged at $1.9140 a bushel; while March soybeans was 2.50 cents lower at $8.7060 a bushel.

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

April live cattle was .65 cent higher at $1.3018 a pound; March feeder cattle was 1.38 cents higher at $1.5163 a pound; April lean hogs was .33 cent higher at $.6978 a pound.

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