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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

Special Dairy Sale!

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.

For Buyers

From buyer numbers to livestock appraisals, click here for everything you need to know to buy at our next livestock auction.

For Sellers

From unloading to scrapie tags, click here for everything that you need to know to sell at our next livestock auction.

Commission & Fees

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

You can also read the current market report on our mobile app, or the Facebook Group called "Shipshewana IN Livestock Sale"

25 Loads of Hay $70 to $200 per ton
2 Straw $80 to $90 per ton
7 Feeder Pigs    
  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
  Hogs $0.45  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
65 Goats    
  Billys $200 to $300 per head
  Nannys $100 to $175 per head
       
20 Butcher Bulls $.90 to $1.10 per lb
355 Butcher Cattle    
  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
191 Butcher Cows    
  Utility & Commercial Cows $0.60 to $0.80 per lb
  Canner & Cutter Cows $0.40 to $0.50 per lb

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