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DUNLAP LIVESTOCK AUCTION 701 Hwy. 30 W, Dunlap, IA 51529, 712-643-5761 www.DunlapLivestock.com SALE TIMES FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15TH @ 9:00 AM FED CATTLE, FOLLOWED BY WEIGH COWS & BULLS, FEEDER CATTLE @ 12:30 PM., THEN BRED COWS/PAIRS/BREEDING BULLS 

Seems like a while since we’ve seen the sun and it darn sure feels good this Monday morning. Futures markets have nearly returned to normal since the Tyson fi re a couple of months ago. The cash market has a ways to go. I attended the cattle market pricing rally held in Omaha last Wednesday. It was a rally about our pricing structure in this industry. Producers and feed yard operators must take it back. If we continue to offer these cattle up at non negotiated contractual agreements with Packers we will become the exact copy of the hog & poultry industries. I’m sure packers would love it but I don’t think we will.

***ATTENTION CALF SELLERS***** FEED YARDS ARE DEMANDING NEW CROP CALVES HAVE HAD A COMPLETE VACCINATION PROTOCOL. PLEASE VISIT WITH YOUR VETERINARIAN. NEARLY ALL OUR FEED YARD CUSTOMERS ARE PREFERRING A MODIFIED LIVE SERIES OF SHOTS IN ADDITION TO BOOSTERS. THE GREEN TAG PROGRAM IS TIME TESTED & TRUSTED. IN ADDITION, A LONG TIME WEANED, 45 DAYS OR LONGER, APPEARS TO BE WORKING THE BEST.

FED CATTLE/WEIGH COWS TUESDAY, OCT 1ST: Fed cattle were $1-2 higher on Tuesday. I thought our overall quality was as good as I’ve seen in sometime. Weigh cows were also a tad stronger. Thanks to all the consignors for a great auction!!

WEIGH COWS 400HD Fed Cows: $65-$73 Bulk Cows: $56-$65 Low Yield: $40-$50 High Yielding Bulls: $no test Bulk of Bulls: $75-$83 Cutting Bulls: $85-$100 Preg open hfrs: $100-$120 Hfrts: $70-$80 FAT CATTLE 458HD Strs Hfrs Top $108 $105.75 Choice $103-$108 $102-$104 Select/Choice $100-$103 $98-$100 2 Ways $105-$110 $105-$112 Choice Holsteins $83 Select Holsteins $No Test Fat Hfrts $75-$85 

FEEDER CATTLE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH: We sold 1221 feeders Friday, on a very active calf market. Fed cattle futures rising have supported the feeder market quite well. Basically 100% of calves vaccinated, several with boosters. Here are some results.

34 Strs 496# @ $172.50 8 Strs 500# @ $171.00 29 Strs 560# @ $160.50 31 Strs 605# @ $156.00 21 Strs 635# @ $155.00 42 Strs 838# @ $145.00 11 Strs 934# @ $139.50 12 Hfrs 358# @ $170.00 28 Hfrs 446# @ $158.00 17 Hfrs 528# @ $148.25 30 Hfrs 551# @ $147.25 46 Hfrs 804# @ $131.75 27 Hfrs 913# @ $133.50 

UPCOMING AUCTIONS

Friday, October 18th: Special Calf & Yrlg Monday, October 21st: Real Estate Auction, 158 Acres, Sec 14, Jordon Twnshp, Monona Co. IA, Charlyss Majors Trust, owner. Tuesday, October 22nd: Special Bred Female/ Pairs Friday, October 25th: Western IA Precond Calf/ yrlg (1st of the season) 

SPECIAL CALF/YRLG AUCTION FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18TH @ 10:30AM • EXPECTING 1000 HEAD 

Offi ce 712-643-5761 Cody 712-592-1281 Don Stessman 712-263-7505 Greg Drake 712-304-4325 Seth Steinhoff 712-898-0956 Jon Schaben 712-263-0755 Jim Schaben 712-263-9449 Jay 712-269-1820 Bob Paulsrud 712-830-7438 Will Epperly 712-269-5677