Grain mostly lower, cattle and pork lower

4/4/2014 8:15 AM
By Associated Press

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

Wheat for May delivery was unchanged at 6.76 a bushel; May corn was 4.25 cents lower at 4.9575 a bushel; May oats were unchanged at 4.1475 a bushel; while May soybeans fell 5 cents to 14.7025 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle was 1.82 cents lower at $1.3555 a pound; May feeder cattle was .90 cent lower at 1.7925 a pound; June lean hogs lost 2.70 cents to $1.2085 a pound.


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