DUNLAP LIVESTOCK AUCTION
701 Hwy 30 W, Dunlap, IA 51529, 712-643-5761

Sale Times for Tuesday, May 28th @ 9:00 am Fed Cattle, followed by Weigh Cows & Bulls, Feeder Cattle @ 12:30pm then Bred Cows/Pairs/Breeding Bulls


Looks like another week with significant moisture. Grass is 4-Wheeler high & cows looks happy. Cutouts have shown much strength recently & have helped Fed Cattle march forward. This Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer. We honor those individuals that have given the ultimate sacrifice! Those individuals have given us the freedoms to live in this magnificent country.

 

Fed Cattle/Weigh Cows Tues. May. 14th:

Fed Cattle were fully steady & Weigh Cows & Bulls may have been slightly cheaper.

Fat Cattle (118 head):
Str. Top - $186
Str. Choice -$183-$186

Str. Select/Choice - $180-$183
2-Ways - $no test
Hfr. Top - $186
Hfr. Choice - $183-$186

Hfr. Select/Choice - $180-$182
2-Ways - $no test
Choice Holsteins - $no test
Select Holsteins - $no test
Fat Hfrts. - $145-$165
Weigh Cows (235 head): 
Fed Cows: $132-$142
Bulk Cows: $115-$130
Low Yield: $85-$110
High Yielding Bulls: $170-$184.50
Bulk of Bulls: $155-$175
Cutting Bulls: $165-$200
Preg open hfrs: $175-$205
Hfrts: $140-$170


Special Calf/Yrlg May 17th:

Friday’s feeder auction featured near 2000 head, on a very aggressive market! Both in the seats & online. Demand for light weight grass cattle is at all time highs. Here are a few actual sales:

93 Strs 448# @$386.50             116 Hfrs 450# @$336.50

286 Strs 563# @$337               270 Hfrs 562# @$301.50

69 Strs 694# @$293.75             17 Hfrs 733# @$253


Special Bred Female/Pairs/Bulls May 8th:

The cow auction Wednesday featured some outstanding breeding animals. Nearly 300 Pairs, 250 Bred Cows & 41 Breeding Bulls made up almost 900 head. Once again, a huge crowd on the seats plus great demand off the internet. Interesting that we only split one pair all day. Top bull fetched $4250, top Breds @$2850, & top Pairs @$3700. The average on all Pairs that sold was $3002 & the average on all Breds sold was $2424. Our next Special Female & Bull auction is Wednesday May 22nd!


Western IA Precond. Feeder Friday Apr. 26th:

The board Friday was higher which was a pleasant change. We had a great group of buyers in attendance in addition to outstanding internet activity. Here are a few actual sales:

10 Strs 449# @$360                 8 Hfrs 430# @$342.50

23 Strs 568# @$330                 18 Hfrs 456# @$337.50

22 Strs 658# @$304.25             78 Hfrs 599# @$280.75

17 Strs 700# @$285.50             20 Hfrs 797# @$240.75