Established in 1922, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association aids producers in the marketing, managing and financing of their agricultural businesses. Equity operates 12 auction markets and has collection points in Ettrick, 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.

Animal Care & Handling Seminars for Beef & Dairy
Beef Quality Assurance Seminars 
Guest speaker Curt Pate has been conducting demonstrations and clinics on effective stockmanship and livestock safety. He recognizes the growing public scrutiny surrounding livestock production and the impact that improved livestock handling practices create for the sustainability of the beef and dairy industry. Join us at one of these programs. Click here for locations and agenda. 

Friday, February 19 - 9:30-11:30 a.m., Reedsville Equity Market
513 North 6th Street

Friday, February 19 - 2-4 p.m., Bonduel Equity Market
455 N Cecil Street

Annual District Meetings
You are invited to attend the annual district meeting of your cooperative. Here is a link to the schedule of meetings. We hope to see you participate and work together with your cooperative for ways we can improve as we move forward.Regional board of director elections will take place in districts III, IX, and VI.

Regional Director Elections
If a patron member cannot attend the annual district meeting where an election is occurring, he/she may request an absentee ballot by calling Maureen Tobias at 800-362-3989, ext. 200. Completed ballots received prior to the deadline date listed will be included in the tabulated results. Regional director elections will take place in districts III, IX and VI. For more information, click here.

Upcoming Events
WI Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference
March 11
Platteville, WI

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

Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to these ten individuals for earning a $1,000 college scholarship from Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association:
Sydney Endres, Lodi, Wisconsin
Roger Becker, Pardeeville, Wisconsin
Melissa LeCaptain, Mishicot, Wisconsin
Ashley Bergsbaken, Bonduel, Wisconsin
Bryan Weichelt, Stratford, Wisconsin
Ann Denk, Mondovi, Wisconsin
Katherine Larson, Viroqua, Wisconsin
Emily Hefty, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin
Dakota Lins, Avoca, Wisconsin
Leah Elsbernd, Calmar, Iowa

Congratulations to these two individuals for earning a $750 technical college scholarship:
Kelley Koester, Elizabeth, Illinois
Brandi Zawislan, Unity, Wisconsin

These young adults have demonstrated leadership skills and have excelled in scholastic achievements. Congratulations, we wish them the best as they pursue their careers.

Lamb Pool Schedule

2016 Lamb Pool Schedule - We look forward to working with you in 2016!

New Livestock Receiving Station
Equity Livestock - Stratford is happy to announce the opening of a livestock receiving station at the Horst Stables Livestock Facility located three miles south of Thorp, WI, on County Highway M. Opening on Monday, August 3, this receiving station will be open from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, with other times available by appointment only.
Cattle will be sold at Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association's market in Stratford, WI.
We are excited to offer our valued customers this new, convenient option allowing another drop location for livestock.
Monday - receiving market cattle, calves and dairy cattle for Tuesday.
Wednesday - receiving market cattle, calves and feeder cattle.
Thursday - receiving market cattle and calves.
Transportation cost is $3 per head.


On The Move . . .
The Equity Stratford auction market opened in the fall of 1959. Much has changed in those 55 years, and the times have placed additional requirements which cannot be met at our present location. To meet those needs and better serve our producers, Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association has recently invested in property south of the highway 29 and 97 intersection and plans to build a new, state-of-the-art facility. The new location, only eight miles north of our present location will provide our patrons, truckers and buyers with more convenient access.

Hay Auctions
Are you in need of hay or bedding? Do you have extra to sell? Equity Livestock can help you out. We have established hay auctions at a number of our locations around Wisconsin. To learn more about how Equity can help you market or obtain the hay you need click here.

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Johnson Creek
Richland Center

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