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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.


Equity, DATCP Cooperating to Test New Technology
Nephi Harvey of Fort Supply Technologies spoke at the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) "Farm to Table" Conference about the tests they are conducting in cooperation with WLIC member Equity Livestock and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection at Equity's Monroe facility. Fort Supply is one of several companies working with UHF identification tags including Wiscosnin based and WLIC member IDology. Referring to Equity, Harvey said, "Equity utilizes the best cattle management practices I've seen." UHF tags provide some advantages to the widely used low frequency tags, but come with their own complications. WLIC will be closely following this new technology.

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

What is a Cooperative?
This business model is structured around seven principles deeply rooted in democracy, economic participation, and sustainable growth of both the business and the community in which it serves. Cooperatives are owned by and operated for the benefit of the people at the heart of each organization.

Seven Cooperative Principles

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.
 
Schedule:
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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