Grain lower, livestock higher

Associated Press

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

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Wheat for May delivery was 19.20 cents higher at $4.4520 a bushel; May corn was up .40 cent at $3.60 a bushel; July oats was down 1.60 cents at $2.4440 a bushel while May soybeans lost 3.60 cents to $9.6240 a bushel.

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

June live cattle was 1.28 cent higher at $1.2520 a pound; May feeder cattle was up .43 cent at $1.4280 pound; May lean hogs gained .25 cent to $.7178 a pound.