The Shipshewana Livestock Auction is every Wednesday, year-round.
Livestock Auction Schedule
10:00 am Hay
10:30 am Feeder Pigs
11:00 am Dairy Heifers / Dairy Cows
12:30 pm Feeder Cattle
2:30 pm Veal, Sheep, Lambs, Goats (in that order)
4:00 pm Butcher Bulls and Cows, Fat Cattle
Thursday, September 8th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
150 head will be auctioned off at this special dairy sale in the Shipshewana Auction Sale Barn (345 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana IN 46565) on Thursday, September 8, 2016 starting at noon.
45 Cows: 30 are 1st thru 3rd lactation. Balance 4th and 5th. Used all select sire bulls. All AI breeding for 40+ years predominantly Holsteins handful of Jersey and Ayrshire cows. All have been vaccinated and dewormed stanchion parlor and free-stall barn. Herd average approximately 65-70 lbs. - currently low SCC. Very nice set of milking cows.
30 Springing Holstein Dairy Heifers
15 Jersey Cross
15 Fresh Cows: 60 days or less in milk.
18 AI Holstein Heifers: 400 lb.
30 Breeding Age Heifers
Contact Dairy Consultant Tye Casey: (574) 930-0450 or Joe Zehr: (574) 825-9065.
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View a chart of our commission schedule based on % of Gross and Minimum per Head.
Current Market Report
For the week of 8/24/16
|25||Loads of Hay||$70 to $200||per ton|
|2||Straw||$80 to $90||per ton|
|30 - 40 lbs.||$20 to $30||per head|
|40 - 50 lbs.||per head|
|50 - 60 lbs.|
|60 - 70 lbs.|
|Butcher Sows||$0.44 to $0.52||per lb|
|21||Dairy Heifers||$1540 to $1650||per head|
|397||Stocker and Feeder Cattle|
|Beef Type Steers||$1.10 to $1.60||per lb|
|Beef Type Heifers||$1.00 to $1.30||per lb|
|Holstein Steers||$.80 to $1.20||per lb|
|102||Veal Calves||$1.10 to $1.30||per lb|
|105||Sheep, Butcher Lambs||$1.50 to $1.75||per lb|
|Ewes||$0.70 to $0.90||per lb|
|Billys||$200 to $300||per head|
|Nannys||$100 to $175||per head|
|20||Butcher Bulls||$.90 to $1.10||per lb|
|Choice Steers||$1.07 to $1.13||per lb|
|Choice Heifers||$1.05 to $1.09||per lb|
|Good Heifers||$1.03 to $1.07||per lb|
|Choice Holstein Steers||$1.03 to $1.07||per lb|
|Good Holstein Steers||$0.95 to $1.00||per lb|
|Utility & Commercial Cows||$0.60 to $0.80||per lb|
|Canner & Cutter Cows||$0.40 to $0.50||per lb|