Grains higher, livestock mixed

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CHICAGO — Grain futures were higher on Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May gained 12.50 cents at $6.0650 a bushel; May corn advanced 30 cents at $5.7125 a bushel; May oats was up 3 cents at $3.7325 a bushel; while May soybeans ros 44.50 cents at $14.27 a bushel.

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

Apr. live cattle was off .52 cent at $1.2055 a pound; Apr. feeder cattle fell 1.20 cents at $1.4412 a pound; April lean hogs rose 1.05 cents at 1.0157 a pound.

The Associated Press