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

Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.6225 a bushel; Dec corn was 3 cents higher at $3.68 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.41 a bushel; while Nov soybeans gained 5.25 cents to $10.29 a bushel.

Beef higher and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Oct live cattle was .68 cent higher at $1.4850 a pound; Oct feeder cattle was .75 cent higher at 2.1290 a pound; Oct lean hogs loss .57 cent to $.9535 a pound.