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Grain futures close mixed on CBOT; livestock prices rise

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[May 10, 2008]  CHICAGO (AP) -- Grain futures ended Friday mixed on the Chicago Board of Trade.

InsuranceWheat for July delivery fell 17.5 cents to settle at $8.045 a bushel; July corn lost a penny to $6.2925 a bushel; July oats rose 1.5 cents to $4.13 a bushel; July soybeans added 48 cents to $13.58 a bushel.

Beef and pork futures rose on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

June live cattle rose 0.87 cents to 94.52 cents a pound; May feeder cattle added 0.58 cents to $1.0735 a pound; May lean hogs rose 0.85 cents to 80.22 cents a pound; May pork bellies up 1.75 cents to 80.45 cents a pound.

[Associated Press]

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