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 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.

Equity Lomira & Ballweg Team to Donate Tractors
The Lomira market of Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association and Ballweg Implement Company, Inc. are teaming to donate a John Deere children's pedal tractor for 10 upcoming fairs, as well as the Alto 4-H & Farm Bureau Fair. Equity and Balleg are happy to partner to further support our agricultural heritage within so many communities.


Fair Listing

Visit us at Farm Technology Days
Look how far we've come; but, think how much further we can go!

Equity Livestock continues to look ahead for ideas to educate, inform and provide needed services to members as we move forward. Make plans to visit us in the Beef Tent at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days July 19-21 in Walworth County. We look forward to visiting with you and thanking you for your business as we continue to reach new milestones and move toward the future.

Dig deep . . . for it is growth that you will reap!

Upcoming Events
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days
July 19-21, 2016

Snudden Farms
N764 Zenda Rd.
Lake Geneva, WI  53147

Wisconsin State Fair
August 4-14, 2016
Wisconsin State Fair Park
640 S. 84th St.
West Allis, WI  53214

World Beef Expo
September 23-25, 2016
Wisconsin State Fair Park
640 S. 84th St.
West Allis, WI  53214

World Dairy Expo
October 4-8, 2016
Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI  53713

Spooner Dairy Sheep Dispersal Sale
Equity Livestock has the privilege to be handling the leading dairy sheep flock in the Midwest, if not in the United States. These sheep are coming from the University of Wisconsin – Madison - Spooner Research Facility. In 1995, the Station began pioneering research in the dairy sheep industry and remains the definitive source for dairy sheep in the country.
This sale will be held on October 13th, 2016 at 5 pm CSTand will be a real-time online sale held at Equity Coop Online Auction.
We will be selling the entire flock – 200 ewes (2 years of age and older), 160 ewe lambs, 10-15 select ram lambs, and 5 older stud rams.
Please visit our website to register to bid. If you have any questions, please contact, Dave Johnson at 608-356-8311 ext. 131 or djohnson@equitycoop.com.


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

Lamb Pool Schedule

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

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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.

Contact Equity
Main Office
Johnson Creek
Richland Center

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