The Dunlap Livestock Auction, Dunlap, Iowa, reported receipts of 1,616 head March 9, compared to 1,293 head last year, according to the Iowa Department of Agriculture-USDA Market News, Des Moines, Iowa.

This was a special all class feeder cattle sale. Demand was good. Fed cattle pushing $100 had cattle selling on a higher market. No comparisons were available, last week's sale was cancelled due to the snow. Receipts included 51% feeder heifers 49% feeder steers, with 75% feeder cattle over 600 pounds.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 3 head, 468 lbs., 129.00; 500 to 549 lbs., 118.75 to 123.00 (121.67); 553 to 593 lbs., 117.50 to 125.50 (119.78); 603 to 636 lbs., 117.25 to 121.75 (120.20) calves; 651 to 690 lbs., 109.50 to 114.50 (111.25) calves; 704 to 749 lbs., 103.00 to 110.00 (105.47); 751 to 799 lbs., 101.00 to 107.00 (105.22); 804 to 845 lbs., 100.50 to 104.40 (102.47); 876 to 895 lbs., 101.40 to 102.85 (101.95); 5 head, 913 lbs., 98.50. Medium frame 1 to 2, 6 head, 564 lbs., 114.25; 10 head, 582 lbs., 105.00 fleshy; 14 head, 613 to 620 lbs., 110.25 to 111.50 (110.52); 8 head, 708 to 722 lbs., 96.00 to 100.00 (98.48); 823 to 824 lbs., 99.00 to 99.50 (99.39).

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 463 to 489 lbs., 106.50 to 115.00 (113.49); 515 to 545 lbs., 107.00 to 112.00 (110.69); 556 to 598 lbs., 105.00 to 110.50 (108.62); 607 to 647 lbs., 101.75 to 106.50 (104.22) calves; 669 to 699 lbs., 102.50 to 105.75 (104.07) calves; 661 to 672 lbs., 106.00 to 108.00 (107.08) replacement; 709 to 746 lbs., 94.00 to 98.25 (96.42); 705 to 734 lbs., 104.25 to 106.75 (105.70) replacement; 750 to 794 lbs., 96.60 to 97.25 (96.88); 803 to 841 lbs., 91.50 to 94.00 (92.96). Medium frame 1 to 2, 2 head, 380 lbs., 113.00; 8 head, 438 lbs., 109.00; 12 head, 474 to 483 lbs., 102.00 to 105.50 (104.32); 503 to 537 lbs., 100.00 to 105.00 (104.06).

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