Established in 1922, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association aids producers in the marketing, managing and financing of their agricultural businesses. Equity operates 14 auction markets and has collection points in Ettrick and Thorp, Wisconsin, and Menominee, Michigan, and has a hog and cattle marketing center in Arlington, Wisconsin.  Please take some time to explore the many facets of our cooperative.

June is Dairy Month; Time to Celebrate
June is Dairy Month, and this is the perfect time to celebrate and recognize dairy farmers! Thanks to all dairy farmers for providing healthy, wholesome and nutritious products to feed the world. Let's support our dairy farmers and plan a day or more as they invite us to visit their farms and enjoy breakfast or brunch.

Click here to see a listing of all dairy events being sponsored and/or hosted by Equity's members by date of event.

New Hog & Feeder Pig Sales Schedule
Effective April 16, 2018, recent regulations by the Wisconsin Department of Animal Health have caused us to make changes in the sale schedules and the hog marketing process at Equity. Click here to view the sales schedule and time at each of our market locations.

Questions, feel free to contact the Wisconsin Department of Animal Health at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/SwineMovement.aspx

InFocus Genetics Program
We are excited to have teamed up with ABS to provide an opportunity for dairy producers to improve both production and marketing of feeder calves through the InFocus genetics program. If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of our partnership and how it can help maximize profits, please click here for the brochure. Call (800) 362-3989, ext. 131 with any questions.

Lamb Pool Schedule

Lamb Pool Schedule - We look forward to working with you in 2018!

Over-the-Counter (OTC) Livestock Hedging Contracts
To protect producers from unfavorable changes in the cattle market, we offer Over-the-Counter (OTC) Livestock Hedging Contracts. Unlike exchange-traded futures contracts, Equity's OTC contracts are flexibly sized to meet an individual producer's needs with available contract size as small as 5,000 pounds. They also have no money down, no margin calls, and have reduced fees with a commitment to market through Equity. Want to know more? Click here to review the informational brochure or call James Schroeder at 1-800-362-3989, ext. 132.

Buyer Application Form
If you are a new buyer, registration to purchase at our markets is required and for your convenience, a Buyer Application Form is located below which can be faxed to 608-356-0117 or emailed to Mailbag@equitycoop.com before sale day.

Buyer Application

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  • Voluntary and open membership
  • Democratic member control
  • Member economic participation
  • Autonomy and independence
  • Education, training and information
  • Cooperation among cooperatives
  • Concern for the community

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