Grains futures mixed, livestock prices rise

CHICAGO -- Grain prices traded mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for December delivery fell 1.75 cent to $8.6750 a bushel; December corn fell 7 cents to $7.50 a bushel; December oats were unchanged at $3.7075 a bushel; while November soybeans rose 4.50 cents to $15.56 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

December live cattle rose 0.30 cent to $1.26 a pound; November feeder cattle rose 0.08 cent to $1.4590 a pound; while December lean hogs rose 0.60 cent to 76.65 cents a pound.