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October 4, 2013

Grain mixed, livestock mostly higher

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery rose 3.25 cents to $6.8925 a bushel; December corn rose .25 cent at 4.3925 a bushel; December oats were 3.25 cents higher at $3.17 a bushel; while November soybeans advanced 14.50 cents to $12.8825 a bushel.

Beef was lower while pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle fell .05 cent to $1.3177 a pound; November feeder cattle fell .58 cent to $1.6562 a pound; while December lean hogs were .60 cent higher at $.8677 a pound.

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