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Grain futures rise, livestock prices mixed

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for May delivery rose 11.75 cents to $6.9550 a bushel; May corn rose 2.75 cents to $6.9125 a bushel; May oats rose 0.25 cent to $3.8450 a bushel; while May soybeans rose 7.50 cents to $14.7350 a bushel.

Beef prices were mixed, while pork prices rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

April live cattle fell 0.50 cent to $1.2830 a pound; April feeder cattle rose 0.37 cent to $1.4262 a pound; April lean hogs rose 2.55 cents to 81.80 cents a pound.