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

Sale Times for Tuesday, May 17th @ 9:00 am Fed Cattle, followed by Weigh Cows & Bulls, Feeder Cattle @ 12:30pm then Bred Cows/Pairs/Breeding Bulls


Planting progress locally seems to be real good. Most had a little late start but making things up fast. Hope & pray that you have a safe planting season. Several feeder cattle & cow specials coming up. If you have any livestock to market don’t hesitate to call.


Fed Cattle/Weigh Cows Tuesday, May 10th:

Our Fed Cattle market is starving for front end finished cattle. When we have them it's $10-$20 positive basis above the June board. Weigh cows were basically steady. I think weigh up have a chance to get really good this summer if dry areas get moisture.

Fat Cattle (187 head):
Str. Top - $153.50
Str. Choice -$147-$153.50

Str. Select/Choice - $140-$145
2-Ways - $no test
Hfr. Top - $152.25
Hfr. Choice - $147-$152.25

Hfr. Select/Choice - $138-$144
2-Ways - $no test
Choice Holsteins - $no test
Select Holsteins - $no test
Fat Hfrts. - $no test
Weigh Cows (207 head): 
Fed Cows: $80-$90
Bulk Cows: $72-$78
Low Yield: $55-$65
High Yielding Bulls: $106-$115
Bulk of Bulls: $95-$110
Cutting Bulls: $90-$110
Preg open hfrs: $115-$130
Hfrts: $70-$100

 

Special Bred Female Wed. May 4th:

We had just short of 900 head of Bred Cows, Cow/Calf Pairs, & Breeding Bulls Wednesday. We had a super turn out if buyers. The market was extremely active. Here are the ranges:

Top 1st Calf Hfr Pairs: $2300-$2750

Top Young Pairs: $2000-$2400

Young Pairs w/ small clvs: $1700-$1900

Med Age Pairs: $1600-$2300

Aged Pairs: $1300-$1600

Bulls: $1500-$3000


Special Calf/Yrlg Fri. May 6th:

We sold near 2600 head Friday on our feeder special. The auction was dominated by some outstanding feeding steers. The market was outstanding. Here are some actual sales:

24 Strs 448# @$227.50          15 Hfrs 438# @$186 

26 Strs 654# @$192               18 Hfrs 491# @$180

15 Strs 675# @$174.75          17 Hfrs 576# @$167.75

96 Strs 803# @$167               25 Hfrs 654# @$157.75

65 Strs 854# @$166.70          36 Hfrs 791# @$145

55 Strs 989# @$151.10          179 Hfrs 871# @$139.75

39 Replacement Hfrs 858# @$147.50