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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

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 10/19/2016

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

17 Loads of Hay $50 to $200 per ton
  Straw $120 per ton
171 Feeder Pigs    
  30 - 40 lbs. $5 to $10 per head
  40 - 50 lbs. $10 to $15 per head
  50 - 60 lbs.    
  60 - 70 lbs.    
  Butcher Sows $0.23 to $0.30 per lb
  Hogs $0.33 per lb
29 Dairy Heifers $1200 to $1575 per head
331 Stocker and Feeder Cattle    
  Beef Type Steers $1.00 to $1.30 per lb
  Beef Type Heifers $.90 to $1.15 per lb
  Holstein Steers $0.60 to $0.90 per lb
98 Veal Calves $0.85 to $0.95 per lb
119 Sheep, Butcher Lambs $1.50 to $1.70 per lb
  Ewes $0.60 to $0.90 per lb
32 Goats    
  Billys $150 to $250 per head
  Nannys $75 to $150 per head
  Kids $75 to $125  
10 Butcher Bulls $0.80 to $0.98 per lb
291 Butcher Cattle    
  Choice Steers $0.95 to $1.02 per lb
  Choice Heifers $0.90 to $0.97 per lb
  Good Heifers $0.85 to $0.90 per lb
  Choice Holstein Steers $0.85 to $0.93 per lb
  Good Holstein Steers $0.75 to $0.85 per lb
173 Butcher Cows    
  Utility & Commercial Cows $0.50 to $0.65 per lb
  Canner & Cutter Cows $0.30 to $0.40 per lb

Upcoming Events

There’s always something exciting happening at Shipshewana. Browse our upcoming events, and book a room today so that you don’t miss out on your favorite event!

  • Weekly Misc. & Antique Auction

    Wednesday, October 26th
  • Weekly Livestock Auction

    Wednesday, October 26th
  • Weekly Horse Auction

    Friday, October 28th
  • Fall Marketplace

    Saturday, October 29th

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