Grain lower, livestock lower

Associated Press

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

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Wheat for July delivery was 1.72 cents lower at $5.22 a bushel; July corn was down .50 cent at $3.7660 a bushel; Sept. oats was down 7.60 cents at $2.72 a bushel while July soybeans lost 4.20 cents to $9.72 a bushel.

Beef lower and pork lowerhigher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

August live cattle was .65 cent lower at $1.1290 a pound; August feeder cattle was down .58 cent at $1.4565 pound; July lean hogs gained .25 cent to $.9230 a pound.