The Dunlap Livestock auction, Dunlap, Iowa, reported receipts of 1,280 head Feb. 24, compared to 2,225 head last week and 1,603 head last year, according to the USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, Iowa.

This was a special feeder cattle sale. Demand was moderate. No comparisons as last week was a preconditioned sale. Receipts included 61% feeder cattle over 600 pounds, 62% heifers and 38%.

Feeder steers: Medium and large frame 1, 3 head, 350 lbs., 180.00; 12 head, 411 to 443 lbs., 149.75 to 162.50 (155.89); 18 head, 412 to 420 lbs., 149.00 to 154.00 (153.15) not weaned; 19 head, 469 to 491 lbs., 140.00 to 143.25 (141.49) not weaned; 535 to 537 lbs., 139.50 to 141.00 (140.43); 575 to 583 lbs., 130.25 to 138.25 (135.21); 600 to 639 lbs., 124.25 to 133.00 (128.33); 652 to 691 lbs., 116.00 to 120.75 (119.70); 13 head, 710 to 731 lbs., 111.00 to 116.00 (113.73); 777 to 793 lbs., 104.85 to 110.00 (106.70); 837 to 843 lbs., 102.00; 12 head, 863 lbs., 100.25; 7 head, 937 lbs., 95.75 fleshy; 21 head, 971 lbs., 96.10.

Feeder heifers: Medium and large frame 1, 12 head, 315 lbs., 166.00 not weaned; 413 to 440 lbs., 139.00 to 142.00 (139.92); 7 head, 415 lbs., 149.00 not weaned; 17 head, 453 to 481 lbs., 131.75 to 140.00 (135.24); 534 to 535 lbs., 130.00 to 131.50 (131.20); 566 to 595 lbs., 115.75 to 125.50 (119.30); 11 head, 554 lbs., 125.00 not weaned; 552 to 569 lbs., 127.00 to 131.00 (129.88) drug free; 618 to 634 lbs., 113.50 to 117.50 (116.66); 657 to 690 lbs., 105.00 to 108.00 (106.87); 717 to 749 lbs., 100.75 to 106.00 (104.07); 730 to 737 lbs., 99.75 to 100.00 (99.87) fleshy; 757 to 793 lbs., 95.00 to 96.25 ( 95.13) fleshy; 7 head, 816 lbs., 101.50; 17 head, 811 lbs., 95.10 fleshy; 18 head, 855 to 864 lbs., 96.75 to 100.00 (98.73); 53 head, 857 lbs., 94.35) fleshy;. Medium and large frame 1 to 2, 7 head, 396 lbs., 139.00; 432 to 433 lbs., 139.00 to 139.75 (139.66); 9 head, 519 to 525 lbs., 121.00 to 123.25 (122.01); 655 to 689 lbs., 96.00 to 101.90 (101.16); 10 head, 705 to 710 lbs., 96.00.

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