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October 6, 2013

Grain mixed, livestock higher

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 2.25 cents to $6.87 a bushel; December corn rose 4 cents to 4.4325 a bushel; December oats were 1.25 cents higher at $3.1825 a bushel; while November soybeans advanced 6.75 cents to $12.95 a bushel.

Beef and pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle rose .65 cent to $1.3242 a pound; November feeder cattle rose .33 cent to $1.6595 a pound; while December lean hogs were .85 cent higher at $.8762 a pound.

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