Grain mixed, livestock lower

Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for March delivery gained 8.75 cents to $5.70 a bushel; March corn was 2.75 cents higher $4.29 a bushel; March oats fell 10.25 cents to $3.8925 a bushel; while March soybeans declined 2.5 cents to $12.77 a bushel.

Beef and pork were lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 1.2 cents to $1.4060 a pound; March feeder cattle was .50 cent lower at $1.6987 a pound; while April lean hogs lost .02 cent to $.9295 a pound.