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By Timothy Madison
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Upcoming Dairy Sales

Wisconsin's newest & fastest growing auction! 

Hay, Straw and Firewood every Friday sale at 9:30 am.

September 19th, Dairy @11 am

September 26th, Dairy @ 11:00 am

October 3rd, Dairy @ 11:00 am

October 10th, Dairy @ 11:00 am

Friday, Sept. 19th, 2014

Auction Every Friday at 9:30 a.m.

 Schedule: Hay @ 9:30, Dairy Cattle @ 11:00 a.m. cows, 
 then bred hfrs, dairy bulls, open hfrs and calves. Feeder cattle, 
 fat cattle and cull cows following dairy sale.

Early Consignments

5 fresh Hol. hfrs., 60-72 lbs. and low SCC. 3 fresh Hol. 

 cows, AI sired, 85-110 lbs. 9 Hol. open hfrs. 4-500 lbs.
 Pending: 31 Hol. cows, complete dispersal.

 Always a good selection of top quality cows, springing  heifers, open heifers, and calves from overstocked herds.  Also many colored cattle. We vet check and CMT all cows so you can buy with confidence!

Friday, Sept. 26th, 2014

 Schedule: Hay @ 9:30, Dairy Cattle @ 11:00 a.m. cows, 
 then bred hfrs, dairy bulls, open hfrs and calves. Feeder cattle, 
 fat cattle and cull cows following dairy sale.

Large Herd Dispersal & 

 Special Heifer Sale

 Expecting 500-600 head


 120 Holstein cow complete dispersal, including several 
 red & whites. 65 lb tank average, 285 SCC. Large frame 
 parlor & freestall cows. A good herd of profitable cows. 20 
 dry cows and many bred back cows. Also 30 cows fresh in 
 last 90 days. Individual cows milking well over 100 lbs per 
 day!!

Other Early Consignments

Jersey Buyers - 24 fancy Jersey hfrs, 14 bred 2-5 months 
 and 10 ready to breed! 12 fancy AI-sired organic yearling 
 Jersey hfrs. 20 Hol springing hfrs, close up & fancy!
 30 Holstein hfrs 600 lbs to 6 months bred, 8 top quality 
 registered Hol hfrs bred 4-8 months, 9 AI sired Hol hfrs 700-
 800 lbs, 16 Hol steers 550 lbs, nice! 8 Jersey cross strs 700 
 lbs, registered Brown Swiss hfr fresh 3 wks and fancy! 5 
 fancy reg yearling Hol hfrs, 4 Holstein cows fresh 30-60 
 days reg and fancy! Registered Jersey jumper bull out of EX 
 dam with 1000 lb protein!! Purebred Angus jumper bull.
 We have an excellent dairy cattle market. 
 

Consignments welcome!

 Always a good selection of top quality cows, springing  heifers, open heifers, and calves from overstocked herds.  Also many colored cattle. We vet check and CMT all cows so you can buy with confidence!

Expecting 250-300 Head

Auctioneer: John Marg # 231

Special Hfr Sale 4th Friday of every month

 Thanks again for your support!!

 Over 15,000 head sold at Premier in 2013.

Auction every Friday at 9:30 a.m .

Schedule: Hay at 9:30 then Machinery & Special Items. Dairy Cattle @11:00 a.m. starting with cows, then bred hfrs, dairy bulls, open hfrs and calves. Feeder cattle, fat cattle and cull cows immediately following dairy sale.

Advance Notice -

Special Midwest Nutrition & Feed

 Elite Dairy Cattle Sale -

Friday, October 3, 2014

Market Report 9-5-14 Auction
 272 head consigned. Good dairy cows 2150-2450 Top 2500. 
 Springing hfrs. very strong 1900-2200 Fancy Springers 2450-2625. 
 Open hfrs. mostly 1.50-1.85/lb. few 1.90-2.00. Lambs 9 head 65 
 lbs. 1.70/lb. Hol. bull calves mostly 275-360 per head. Top beef 
 cross calf 105 lbs. 450.00 Randal Martin Withee. Feeder cattle up 
 to 275/cwt. Cull cows .90-1.14. Light & doubtful health cows lower

Market Report 8-29-14 Auction
 408 head consigned. Very good demand on dairy cows. 75 head 
 sold 2200-3200. 40 head sold 1900-2200. Good springing hfrs. 
 1850-2200. Open hfrs. mostly 1.55-1.90 per lb. Hol bull calves 
 mostly 300-375 per head. Beef cross calves up to 425. Cull cows 
 steady, mostly 90 to 114. Top cull bull 145. 35 loads hay & straw. 1st 
 crop round bales grass mostly 22.50-35.00 per bale. 2nd crop alf/
 grass up to 95. Straw mostly 30-40 per bale.

 Market Report 8-15-14 Auction
 427 head consigned. 53 lots of hay & straw. Cattle market 
 continues to be relatively strong, although there were some top end 
 cows a little lower than recent weeks. Top milk cows 2850 
 Matthew Martin, Loyal. 2700, 2600, 2450, 2350, 2350, 2200, 
 2175, 2150, Bhend Bros., Athens. 2425, 2350, 2300, 2200, 2100 
 Tony Knorn, Casco. 2400 James Newswanger, Stanley. 2400, 
 2300, 2100 Kubishak, Thorp. 2400, 2200, 2200 John D. 
 Schmucker, Cashton. 2400 consignment. 2300, 2200 Dan 
 Grossman, Pittsville. Top springing hfrs. 2425, 2275 David Yoder, 
 Sheldon. Open hfrs. mostly 1.40 - 1.80/lb. Hol bull calves mostly 
 225 - 325, top 360. Beef cross calves up to 450. Black strs. 617 lbs. 
 @ 2.25/lb. Fat Hol strs. up to 1.47/lb. Excellent cull cow market 
 78% of cows .95 to 1.16 top 1630 lbs. @122.00 Adin Hoover, 
 Dorchester

Market Report 8-8-14 Auction
 A usual many excellent quality cattle consigned. Top milk 
 cows 2900, 2900, 2700, 2700, 2650, Merlin Beechy, Abbotsford. 
 2900 Allen Brubaker, Loyal. 2825, 2475, 2350, 2250, 2100 Barry 
 Eslinger, Stanley. 2700 Wayne Brubaker, Owen, 2550, 2450 
 Darren Sandman, Barron Many other cows 1800-2200. Top 
 springing hfr. 2250. Most springers 1800-2200. Open hfrs. mostly 
 1.50-1.85 per lb. top 2.04. Top slaughter bull 146.50. Feeder cattle 
 continued very strong market!! Hol bull calves mostly 225-350 per 
 head, top 385 Harlan Weaver, Colby. Beef cross calves up to 410. 
 Strong cull cow market. 63% of cows sold 100.00 to 120.00 top 
 122.00.

Market Report 8-1-14 Auction
 374 head consigned. Good crowd and continued strong market. 
 Top dairy cow 3400 Merlin Beechy, Abbotsford. Top springer hfr. 
 2300. Opens mostly 1.62 - 1.87. Top cull cow 1.21/lb. Fat Hol steers 
 up to 1.45/lb. Bull Calves mostly 250-370 per head, top 430. 34 lots 
 hay & straw, first crop round bales mostly 25-35 per bale. Good 
 second crop large square & rounds grass and alfalfa/grass 85-125 per 
 bale. 3x3x7 straw 42-50 per bale.

 Market Report 7-25-14 Auction

 472 head consigned, 162 consignors, 109 registered bidders, 67 
 buyers. As usual, many excellent quality cattle. Top dairy cows 
 3900, 3550 Matthew Martin, Loyal. 3500, 3200 Nolan Garman, 
 Colby. 3200 Alvin Fox, Colby. 2900 Roy Miller, Norwalk. 2700, 
 2425, 2100 Clarence Wicken, Chetek. 2600 David Miller, 
 Norwalk. 2550, 2500, 2350, 2250, 2200, 2150, 2150, 2000 
 consignment. 2500 William Bontrager, Augusta. 2300, 2250 
 Gideon Miller, Ontario. 2250 Joe Oberholtzer, Neillsville. 2050 
 Joseph Borntrager, Granton. 2050 Bill Rice, Thorp. 2000 Andy 
 Miller, Cashton. 2000 Ayrshire Dale Foltz, Whitehall. Breeding 
 bulls up to 2050, cull bulls mostly 127.00 to 141.00/cwt. 
 Excellent demand on all classes of heifers! Top 
 springing hfrs. 2400, 2400 Philip Danielson, Cadott. 2375, 2225, 
 2100 Jersey, consignment. 2325 Eloranta Farms, Owen. 2200 Atlee 
 Miller, Norwalk. 2200 John David Horning, Stanley. Open hfrs. 
 mostly 1.65-1.95/lb., 24 head 2.00-2.40/lb. Strong demand for 
 feeder cattle. Top 8 black steers 704 lbs. @ 2.22/lb, 630 lbs. @ 
 2.23/lb., 305 lbs. @ 2.80/lb. Hol feeder steers up to 1.97. Hol bull 
 calves mostly 225-325, top 415/head. Beef cross calves up to 440/
 head. Cull cows mostly 92-1.13. Top Hol 1775 lbs. @ 1.20 Ryan 
 Wirth, Ridgeland. 1615 lbs. @ 1.15. Cody Edblom, Withee. Top 
 Angus cow 1170 lbs. @ 127.50.

Market Report 7-18-14 Auction

 Excellent haying weather. Smaller crowd than usual. 43 buyers 
 & 233 head consigned, 105 consignors. Load of 14 good cows avg. 
 2286. Top cow 2600 Phillip Brovont, Elroy. 2525, 2500, 2450, 
 2425, 2400, 2400, 2350, 2300, 2300 consignment. Top springing 
 hfr. 2200, Cashton. Open Hol hfrs. up to 1.82/lb. Feeder cattle still 
 extremely high, 1025 lbs. black strs. 1.86/lb, 735 lbs. @ 1.97, 480 
 lb. @ 237.50. Top Hol bull 1910 lbs. @135.50 Clifford Johnson, 
 Black River Falls. 67% of cull cows .95 to 1.08, top 111.00. Hol 
 bull calves mostly 225 to 305 per head, top 310. 3 lambs 76 lbs. @ 
 177.50. 8 loads hay. 15 bales 3x3x7 top quality dairy hay 147.50/
 bale. First crop round bales grassy hay 20-35 per bale. 3x3x7 straw 
 47.00/bale.

 Market Report 7-11-14 Auction

 415 hd. consigned. 151 consignors, 113 buyers. Very good 
 prices throughout. Once again a hearty Thank You to everyone 
 choosing to do business at Premier!! It is greatly appreciated. 59 
 cow dispersal average 1970. Top herd cows 2900, 2800, 2750, 
 2700 Alan Ruf, Mauston. 2600, 2500 Daniel Yoder, Cashton. 2550, 
 2550, 2200, 2100 John Shetler, Westby. 2300, 2300, 2150 Sam 
 Hershberger, Cashton. 2500 Gideon Miller, Ontario. We sold 40 
 dairy cows over 2000. Excellent hfr and feeder cattle market! Also 
 record cull cows, most cows .92 - 1.10/lb. Top 1870 lbs. at 114.50 
 Arlin High, Loyal. Fat Hol steers 1360 lb. & 1515 lb., 139.50 
 Harvey Zimmerman, Stanley. 101 Hol bull calves, mostly 270-350/
 head. Top 370 Christensen Farms, Abbotsford. 370 Jeff 
 Oberholtzer, Neillsville. 370 Richard Weidman, Curtiss. Top 
 crossbred calf 400 Jim Flanigan, Ellsworth. Hol hfr calves 200- 425.

Market Report 7-3-14 Auction
 Nearly 400 Hd consigned. Very good market. Top cows, 3150 
 Melvin Beechy, Curtiss. 2500, 2350, 2100, 2000 consignment. 2500 
 Bill Rice, Thorp. 2400, 2200, 2200, 2150, 2050, 2050, 2050, 2000, 
 2000, 2000 Jeff Severson. Bred hfrs mostly 1500-1950. Top 2000. 
 Open hfrs 1.40-1.85 per lb. Hol fdr strs 1.25-1.95/lb. Record high 
 Hol bull calf prices top 110 lb 415 Virgil Martin, Colby. 100 lb 405 
 Melvin Beechy, Curtiss. Most calves 225-350/hd. Hol hfr calves 
 125-300/hd. Goats 52-115/hd. 88% of cull cows 90 to 104.50.

Market Report 6-27-14 Auction
 Over 360 hd. consigned, including 127 dairy cows and 98 dairy hfrs. Top cows 2900 Dave Windle, Withee. 2600 Wayne  Brubacker, Owen. 2600 John Beery, Athens. 2550, 2450 Willard Brubacker, Edgar. 2350, 2200, 2200, 2025 Dale Richardson,  Junction City. 2300, 2225, 2050, 2000, 2000 Rem-Jem dairy,  Unity. 2300, 2200 Matthew Martin, Loyal. Very strong hfr market, top springer 2400. 78% of springers 1850-2350. Most good open 
 hfrs 1.65-2.00/lb, top 2.04. Feeder cattle continue record highs. Angus hfrs 770 lbs. 1.70/lb. Hol strs mostly 1.65-1.86/lb. Sold 74 calves, competitive market with 8 buyers. Good Hol bull calves mostly 225-260 per head. Top cull cows 104.50 Keith Martin, 
 Loyal, and Paul Soelle, Clear Lake. Butcher bulls up to 1.21. 6  lambs, 53 lbs. at 1.53/lb.

Market Report 6-13-14 Auction
 Shorter run today 156 head. Top cow 2300 Elton Martin, Owen. Springing hfrs up to 2200. 
 Open hfrs mostly 1.40 - 1.85, top 2.02 /lb. Strong calf, feeder cattle and cull cow market. 
 Hol bull calves mostly 225 - 300 per head, top 310. Cows up to 1.08.

Market Report 6-6-14 Auction

 432 head. Large crowd and quite warm. Top cows 3600 Brown Swiss, 3400 Red & White 
 Hol, 3200, 3200, 3100 Schaub, Cadott. 60 dairy cows over 2000. Top Hol springer hfr 
 2400. Open Hol hfrs 1.45 to 1.95, Top 207. Beef feeder cattle mostly 1.50 - 2.20/lb. Hol 
 feeder strs 1.21 - 1.48. 10 lambs 57 lbs @ 1.61/lb. Hol bull calves mostly 225 - 285/hd. Top 
 cross bred calf 345, Sandra Piskow, Granton. Strong cull cow market, good cows mostly 94 
 - 1.02. Top 1.04.

Market Report 5-30-14 Auction
 Excellent weather for field work, smaller crowd, 49 bidding numbers. Top cows 2325, 2200, 
 2100, 2100 consignment. Top springing hfrs, 2075, 2050, 2025. Open hfrs up to 1.75/lb. 
 Continued very good cull cow market. 99 cull cows, mostly 85 to 1.03, top 1.05 Langman 
 Farms, Chetek. 104 calves, market steady. Most good calves 225-300 per head. Top Hol bull calf 360 A&K Livestock, Abbotsford, 345 Nelson Hoover, Owen. Hay market still trending 
 lower. Sold 31 lots large round & square grass, mostly 35-60 per bale. Better alf/grass up to 
 95/bale.

Market Report 5-23-14  Special Heifer Sale

563 head consigned. Top cow 2600 Allen Brubacker, Loyal. Many bred hfrs 1650 - 2200, top springer 2 350. Open hfrs very strong many Hol 1.50 - 1.80/lb. Top 2.07. Jer hfrs 1.65 - 2.15 top 2.23. Strong bull calf market. Top Hol bulls 350 Jonathon Shirk, Colby, Gregory Horning, Granton. Top beef cross 400 Cody Edblom, Withee.  385 David Hoover, Curtiss. 52 lots hay, market lower.

Market Report 5-16-14 Auction

 425 head consigned, 148 registered bidders, 58 buyers. As usual, many excellent quality 
 cattle including our highest selling herd ever. Top cows 4300, 4200, 3950, 3700, 3700, 3600, 
 3500 complete Kushniroff dispersal, 39 cows averaged 2671, 3600, 3300, 3200, 3000 - Nolt 
 dispersal,26 cows averaged 2368. Other top consigned cows: Swiss heifer fresh 45 days - 
 2950 and her heifer calf 750, James Weaver, Colby. 3100, 3000, 2900 consignment.

We sold 117 dairy cows for 27 consignors; all dairy cows avg. 2270. Top springers 2300. Good  Holstein open heifers mostly 1.35 - 1.88/lb. 6 head very fancy 1.99/lb. 600-900 lb. Holstein steers 1.24 - 1.54. Bull calf and cull cow market continued strong.
 We sure do appreciate your business!!

Market Report 5-9-14 Auction

 376 head consigned, 184 registered bidders. Continued strong market on most classes. As 
 usual many good and excellent quality consignments. Top cow 3000 Jersey, Jeremiah 
 Hagen, Spencer. 2800, 2625, 2500 consignment. 2750 Beth Nelson, Blair. 2500 Leon Shirk, 
 Owen. 2500 Ervin Miller, Abbotsford. Top springing hfr 2100 Clair Horning, Stratford. 
 Several Jersey and Guernsey hfrs up to 1850. Open hfrs up to 1.88/lb. 6l7 lb. angus hfrs 
 1.82/lb. Hol bull 1910 lbs. at 119.50. Sold 106 calves top 350/head. Cows mostly 87 to 106 
 top cows 107.50 Justin Brubaker, Withee. Sold 92 lots hay & straw market mostly steady .

Market Report 5-2-14

Auction Huge crowd. 466 head consigned also large tool & machinery sale. 61 lots hay & sraw. Hay market high er than last several weeks. Cattle continued strong on excellent quality. Top cows 3450 James Martin, Thorp. 3100, 3050, 3000, 2575, 25 50 consignment. 2950 Nathan Nolt, Boyd. 2850 Merlin Beachy, Abbotsford. 2750, 
 2550 Mark Frost, Withee. 2700, 2650 David Drenckhan, MN. 2600 Riley Nolt, Unity. 2500 Ervin Miller, Abbotsford. 2450, 2400 Wilmer Martin, Colby. 2400 Jersey cross Noah Mast, 
 Cashton. Top springing hfr 2725. Open hfrs up to 2.00/lb. Beef feeder cattle up to 212.50. Hol bull calves mostly 250-350, top 375. Cull cows up to 109.50.

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 Market Report 4-25-14 Auction
 101 loads hay, market steady. 753 head consigned, large crowd. 159 consignors, 160 
 buyers. Market very strong on all classes. Another Midwest Nutrition & Feed Elite Dairy 
 Cattle Sale with the top cows being consigned by Midwest customers. 3800 Jonathon Shirk, 
 Colby. 3800, 3200 Allen Zimmerman, Unity. 3700 Sheldon Zimmerman, Unity. 3500, 2900, 
 2900, 2800, 2650, 2600 consignment. 3400 Andy Martin, Sheldon, 3200 Jersey cow. 3000 
 Barry Eslinger, Stanley. 2950, 2900, 2800 Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 2950 Abner 
 Hershberger, Cashton. 2900 Warren Hoover, Owen. 2800 Paul Chupp, Spencer. 2750 
 Ayrshire cow. 2750 Elton Martin, Owen. 2750 Joe Oberholtzer, Neillsville. 86 head sold 
 over 2000. Top springing hfr 2625. 44 head over 2000

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Market Report 4-17-14 Auction
 55 lots hay and straw. Market steady to stronger. Nearly 400 head sold. Top 
 cows: 2900 Gurnsey, 2750, 2600 Jerseys Ken Schwartz, Hixton. 42 head 1900- 
 2900. Better springers 2200-2600. Open hfrs 1.05-1.40. Top 1.97. 500-900 lb. 
 Hol strs 1.20-1.37. 5 market hogs 260 lbs @ 1.22/lb. Feeder pigs 60-120 lbs. 
 mostly 1.20-1.60/lb. Top 2.00/lb. Very strong calf market. Hol bull calves 
 mostly 250-310, 6 head 325-360. Continued strong cull cow market. Cull bulls 
 111.00-116.50

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Market Report 4-11-14 Auction
 Sold nealy 500 head. Top cows 3500, 3000 Harvey Brubacker, Colby. 52 
 head sold over 2000. Strong market on all classes. 97 lots hay & straw market 
 slightly higher.

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 Market Report 4-4-14 Auction
 As usual, many excellent quality cattle & excellent buyer support. Top 
 dairy cows: 2550, 2300 Barry Eslinger, Stanley. 16 head 2000-2450 Andy 
 Candler, Chetek. 2200 David Borntreger, Viroqua. 2000 Allen Brubacker, 
 Loyal. Springing hfrs: 2500, 2425, 2400, 2400, 2400, 2375, 2250, 2250, 2150, 
 Candler, Chetek. 2300, 2300 Virgil Martin, Colby. 2100 Gary Searer, Owen. 
 Open hfrs mostly 1.25-1.48/lb. Top 1.53. Feeder cattle up to 1.75. 68% of Hol 
 bull calves 250-300. Top calves 310 Eugene Shirk, Owen. 310 Alvin 
 Zimmerman, Withee. 310 H&E Dairy, Neillsville. Cull cows continued very 
 strong 81% of cows sold .87-1.10. Several Hol cull bulls to 116.00. Top bull 
 2150 lb. @ 116.50 Jonas Swartzentrueber, Greenwood. 56 loads 
 hay, straw & firewood. Market mostly steady.

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Market Report 3-28-14 Auction
 92 lots hay, straw & firewood. Premium alf 4x4x7 bales 340 per bale. Good 
 quality alf/grass large round & large squares 100-120. Grass hay mostly 55-85 per 
 bale. Straw 35-50 per bale. Small square grass 3.50-6.00. Over 450 cattle. Very 
 good market all classes. Top dairy cows 2800, 2300 Melvin Zimmerman, Thorp. 
 2400 Alvin Hoover, Curtiss. 2400, 2300, 2050 Ivan Weaver, Stetsonville. 2350 
 James Martin, Thorp. 2350 Mark Ullom, Barronett. 2350 consignment. 2325, 
 2050 Willis Breska, Arcadia. 2150 Dan Von Haden, Fall Creek. 2050 Allen 
 Zimmerman, Owen. Top springing hfr 2300 Brown Swiss. Good Hol springers 
 1700-1975. Open Hfrs mostly 1.10-1,35/lb. Several lots fancy 1.50-1.57. 96 
 calves mostly 150-285 per head. 66 culll cows mostly .88-1.05. Fat Hol hfrs up to 
 125.50. Top mkt hog 290 lbs. @.95. 6 Angus fdr strs 935 lbs. 1.35. Hol fdr strs 
 1.10 to 1.40

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Market Report 3-21-14 Auction
 Sold 415 head. Large crowd, very good market all classes. Herd dispersal 42 
 cows avg. 2033 with 27 head 2000-3000. Top consigned cows: 3400, 2150 Allen 
 Weaver, Colby. 3000 Dave Windle, Withee. 2900 Stieglitz Dairy, Greenwood. 
 2525 Joe Oberholtzer, Neillsville. 2400, 2150 Hank Bocshma, Abbotsford. 2300, 
 2150, 2000 Noah Mast, Cashton. 2250, 2200, 2050, 2000 Consignment.2200 
 Mahlon Miller, Cashton. Top springing hfrs. 2400, 2275, 2125, 2000. Most open 
 Hol hfrs 1.15-130/lb. Several lots 1.50-1.57. Hol fdr strs 700-1100 lbs. 1.16-
 1.27. 6 feed lambs 65-70 lbs. 2.10-2.22/lb. 2 hogs 285 lbs .82/lb. Hol bull calves 
 mostly 175-275. 31% of calves 285-335. Beef cross up to 360. 84% of cull cows 
 .85 to 1.06. Fat Hol hfrs 1.13 to 1.19. Hay Market a little stronger. Sold 81 lots.

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Market Report 3-14-14 Auction
 Large crowd, 138 registered bidders, 90 individual buyers. Strong market 
 all classes. Nearly 550 head sold. Many excellent quality cattle. Top dairy cows 
 2500 Harvey Brubacker, Colby. 2350, 1825 Jersey Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 
 2300, 1900 Jersey Abner Hershberger, Cashton. 2300 Daniel Schrock, Cashton. 
 2275 Harvey Borntrager, Willard. 2250, 2200 David J. Miller, Norwalk. 2050 
 Rueben Hershberger, Greenwood. 2050, 2050, 2000, 1950 Bob Murphy, 
 Neshkoro. 1900 Jersey X Peter Miller, Loyal. 1900 Eli R. Miller, Cashton. Top 
 Springing hfrs. 2100, LouAnn Burish, Marathon. 2075 Consignment. 1950 
 Gary Searer, Owen. Top Jersey Springers 1475, 1450 David Gingerich, 
 Granton. Open Hfrs. mostly 1.07 to 1.35/lb. Very strong beef cow market. 14 bred Angus hfrs., avg. 1940. Larry Hansen, Turtle Lake. 72 head  running ages bred beef cows avg. 1718 Marlin Ray Martin, Stratford. Good 
 Hol. bull calves mostly 175-275/load. Top 325 sold. 72 cull cows, 72% of cows 
 85 to 103. Top 106.50, 104 Kenneth Martin, Greenwood. Bulls up to 114.00.  141 lots hay, straw, firewood. Overall market lower. Top 3x3x7 160

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 Market Report 2-28-14 Auction
 Again nearly 500 head. 106 dairy cows, 58 bred hfrs, 98 open hfrs, 3 dairy 
 bulls, 76 feeder cattle, 91 bull calves. 53 cull cows, fat cattle & bulls. Top cows: 
 2200 Marlin Horst, Curtiss. 2100 Harvey Brubacker, Colby. 2025 John Galen, 
 Neillsville. Springing hfrs 2150, 2000, 2000, 1900 Nathan Fox, Riceville, IA. 
 1950,1925, 1875, 1850 David Nolt, Curtiss. 1875 Sam Swartzentrubes. Open Hol 
 hfrs mostly 1.05-1.35/lb. Several lots fancy 1.59-1.67. Jersey hfrs mostly 1.20 - 
 1.40 top 2.00/lb. Hol feeder strs 1.12 - 1.38 top 1.45. Top Hol bull calf 300. 
 Continued strong cull cow market. Top Hol bull 2230 lb. 107.50.

99 lots hay, straw & firewood. Market steady on most classes. Premium quality hay 
 higher. 3x3x7 165 - 195 per bale. One lot 4x4 335/bale.

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 Market Report 2-21-14 Auction
 Very cold and blizzard conditions early. 249 head consigned. Nice size 
 crowd and respectable prices throughout. Top milk cows: 2250, 2100, 1900, 
 1900, 1900 James Hager, Stratford. 2200, 2000 Travis Arndt, Thorp. 1950 
 Lamar Weaver, Unity. Very active bull calf market top Hol 280 Wayne Greeler, 
 Granton. Beef X calf 285 James Weaver, Colby. Top cull cow 98.50/cwt Aaron 
 Newswanger, Curtiss. 61 lots hay, straw and firewood. Market steady.

Market Report 2-14-14 Auction

482 head consigned. 140 consignors, 146 registered bidders, 97 buyers. Top milk cows: 2450, 2400, 21 00, 2000 Mervin Yoder, Gilman. 2400, 2400, 2000 Merlin Beachy, Abbotsford. 2350, 2000 Matthew Martin, Loyal. 2300 Allen We aver, Colby. 2100 Sijbrandi Dairy, Thorp. 2100 Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 2100 Eli R. Miller, Cashton, 2100, 2000 consi gnment, New Auburn. 2000 Noah Newswanger, Stanley. Many good cows 1450-1900. Bred Hol hfrs mostly 1250-1550. Top 1875. O pen Hol hrs mostly 1.01 - 1.14/lb. 11 head 1.30 - 1.37. 16 feeder cattle buyers, very good market, up to 1.70/lb . 80 calves Hol bulls mostly 150 - 250/head. Top 335 John Yoder, Athens. Beef cross calves mostly 225-300. 65% of cull cows .80 - 98/lb. Top 2000 lb at 101.50 Sijbrandi Dairy, Thorp.

84 lots hay & straw, 29 lots firewood. Market steady. Slightly higher on better hay. Large round & large square grass, mostly 60-95 per bale. Grass/alf 85-115. Top 3x3x7 160 per bale. Large square straw 45 - 60/bale. Rounds corn fodder 35-55. Firewood 35 - 85 per cord.

Market Report 2-7-14 Auction

Very large crowd. Many excellent quality cattle. Top cows 3100, 3100, 3100, 2600 Merlin Beachy, Abbotsford. 3000, 2400 Marlin Horst, Curtiss. 29 cows 2000-3000 Nathan Fox, Riceville, IA. 2300 Cleon Weaver, Colby. Excellent hfr. market, springers up to 1850. Most opens 90 to 1.20/lb. Top 13 head at 1.42. Hol steers 1.20-1.46, very active market. Hol bull calves mostly 150-250, top 95 lbs./310 Jeff Ossman, Greenwood. 90 lbs/300 Harlan Weaver, Colby. Top beef calf 90 lbs./325 James Weaver, Colby. Very large hay sale, 93 lots, nearly 1200 large bales. Market steady to stronger. Large grass mostly 60-95 top 115. Alf/grass mostly 70-110. Top 135. Straw 45-55. Firewood 35-90 per cord.

Market Report 1-31-14 Auction

Continued very cold, high of 6 degrees. Continued strong market on excellent quality cattle, top dairy cows 2950 Marlin Ray Martin, Stratford. 2900 Nolan Garman, Colby. 2600 Dale Cristoph, Boyd. 2450, 2400, 2200, Marlin Horst, Curtiss. 2300 consignment, Granton. Springing hfrs 1350-1750 several up to 1800. Open Hol hfrs .97 to 1.22. Very good calf and cull cow mkt. Many Hol bull calves 150-275 top 315.00 Alvin Hoover, Curtiss. Most cull cows .70 - .94 top cow 1.00. Feeder cattle 1.35 - 1.65. 53 lots hay, straw & firewood. Grass hay mostly 60-90 per bale. Better alf/grass 105-135 per bale. Large square straw 50-55. Firewood 35-75 per cord.

Market Report 1-24-14

Cold and snowy. 98 registered bidders. Very good market on all classes of cattle. Top dairy cows 250 0, 2450, 2425, 2350 Merlin Beachy, Abbotsford. 2250, 2200 Randy Eslinger, Stanley. 2100 David Stutzman, Granton. 2050 Melvin Bontrager, Augusta. 2000 Verlin R ingler, Thorp. Top Hol springer 1800. Jersey hfrs bred 4-7 months 1450, 1425, 1375, 1375, 1350, 1350, 1350, 1325. Open hfrs much higher, mostly 1.10 to 1.3 0 per pound on Holsteins, top 1.35. Hol feeder cattle 1.15 to 1.28. Beef feeders mostly 1.40 to 1.73 per lb. 70 bull calves, strong mkt. Top sellers 90 lb s. 310 per head Nelson Horst Jr., Stanley and 100 lb. 300.00 Alvin Zimmerman, Withee. Hay mkt a little stronger. Sold 68 loads. Large square alf/grass mostly 75- 100/bale. 4 loads 125 to 162.50. Large round & square grass mostly 55-90. Large square straw 50-60/bale. Firewood 50 to 80/cord.

Market Report 1-17-14 Auction

Over 400 head. Many excellent, excellent quality cattle. Some reprentative sales: 2400, 2400, 2400 2350, 2350, 2275 Nathan Fox, Riceville, IA. 2400, 2100 Merlin Beachy, Abbotsford. 2150, 2100, Matthew Martin, Loyal. 2150 Duane Boon, Greenwood. Springing hfrs mostly 1300-1650, top 1675. Open hfrs mostly .85-1.01/lb. Over 100 head feeder cattle, strong market. Hol feeders mostly 1.09 to 1.28. Beef feeders mostly 1.40-1.85. Hol bull calves 125-225 each, top end 250-275. Light & weak calves 80 and down. Top cull cows .85/lb. Fat Hol strs all 1.15 to 1.20/lb.

Market Report 1-10-14 Auction

Over 300 head. Good selection of excellent quality cows. 14 cows 1900 and up, top 3150 consigned by Barry Richardson. Top Jersey cross 2000 Sam Hershberger, Cashton. Top springing hfrs 1725, 1700, Eloranta Farms. Open hfrs up to 1.12/lb. mostly .85-.98. Hol bull calves mostly 125-190 per head, 15% of calves 200 to 260, top 275. Light weight and weak calves $70 and down. Continued strong cull cow mkt. Top .90/lb. 63 lots hay, straw and firewood. Large square alf/grass up to 150/bale. Large rounds grass mostly 70-95 top 110. Large square straw 50-60/bale

Market Report 1-3-14 Auction

Good crowd but short run dairy cows. Top 1725 Wayne Brubacker, Owen. 1700 Wayne Zimmerman, Stanley. Top springing hfr 1500 Eloranta Farms, Owen. Excellent cull cow market, top Hol cows .93, .92, .90, .89, .89, .89, .88, .88, 88. 71% of cows sold .76 to .93! Continued strong calf mkt. 57% of Hol bull calves sold 150 to 275. 237 head. Another large hay sale, 65 lots sold. Top 3x3x7. Fancy Wyoming alfalfa 150-160/bale. (940 lb. bales) Most large round & large square alfalfa 95-130/bale. Large round & large square grass mostly 60-85/bale. Several lots 90-105/bale. Corn fodder rounds 40-50. Small squares grass 2 to 5.50/bale. We need firewood!

Market Report 12-27-13 Auction

278 head consigned. Special hfr sale, bred hfrs mostly 1150-1400. Top 1575. Many opens .88-.95/lb. 30% of opens .95 to 1.15. Continued good cull cow market and very strong calf market. 61 lots hay. Market steady to slightly lower. Good western alfalfa 3x3x7 115-135 each. Round bales grass mostly 55-90 per bale. Top 150.

Market Report 12-20-13 Auction

372 head consigned. 81 sellers, 80 buyers, 135 registered bidders. Many excellent quality cattle sold. Top cows 2200, 2200, 2000, 1950, 1950, 1900, 1900, 1825, 1800, 1800 Breska, Arcadia. 2050, 1850, 1850, 1825 Nathan Fox, Riceville, IA. 2000 Nolan Garman, Colby. 1900 Alvin Fox, Colby. 47 cow herd dispersal Aug. 1592. Bred hfrs mostly 1050-1400, top 1550. Open Hol hfrs mostly .78-.97/lb. Cull cow market steady. Top Hol cows 82.50, 82.00 and 80.50.

Market Report 11-22-13 Auction

39 lots of hay sold. Large squares & large rounds grass mostly 50 to 85 per bale. Top 120. Alfalfa mostly 75 to 115. Top 160. 3x4x8 5 bales 200. Small square grass 4.50 to 6.00. Corn stalks 35 per bale. 510 head cattle consigned. 109 consignors, 86 buyers. Excellent market for good cows! Top cow 2850 Wayne Brubacker, Owen. 31 head 1700-2500 Kevin Stanek, Highland, WI. 2250 Matthew Martin, Loyal. 2200 Nolan Garman, Colby. 2100 Hank Boschma, Colby. 2100, 2050 Leon Shirk, Owen. 2100 Stieglitz Dairy, Greenwood. Top springing hfr 2100 Kevin Stanek. 215 open hfrs. Market lower 54% .60 to .90. 35% .90 to 1.08. 42 head 1.10 to 1.24.

Market Report 12-6-13 Auction

Very cold, 46 lots hay. Straw & firewood. 170 cattle. Large crowd and active market. Top cows 2150 Wayne Brubacker, Owen. 2000 Matthew Martin, Loyal. Many good cows 1300 to 1750. Also some older, smaller or late lactation cows 750-1150. Open Hol hfrs mostly .82 to .95 per pound. Short bred 900-1150. Springers up to 1450. Strong bull calf market. Hfr calves mostly 25 to 90. Large square alf/grass mostly 85 to 105. Top 150 to 170 per bale. Large rounds grass mostly 50 to 85 per bale. Large square straw 50 to 60 per bale. Good demand for firewood.

Market Report 11-8-13 Auction

46 lots of hay. Market steady to slightly lower. Most quality grass & alf, large squares 110-165 per bale. Large square grass mostly 55 to 80 per bale. Large rounds grass mostly 55 to 85 per bale. Several loads straw & bean stalks 25 to 55 per bale. 137 head cattle consigned. Top cow 2450 Wayne Brubacker, Owen; Good quality fresh and bred back cows 1600 to 1900. Some cows for every budget. Bred hfrs 800 to 1500.

Open hfrs mostly .85 to .98 per lb. 12 head fancy 1.10 to 1.22.

Market Report 11-1-13 - Special Anniversary Sale

Huge crowd in attendance, over 600 people.
527 cattle consigned, many excellent quality!

   Top 5 dairy cows and consignors:

  • 3600 R&W Holstein, Nolan Garman, Colby
  • 3150 Reg. Holstein, Christine Oehmichen, Abbotsford
  • 2900 Holstein, Nolan Garman, Colby
  • 2500 Reg. Holstein, Dave Jauquet, Luxemburg
  • 2500 Reg. Holstein, Allen Kolpack, Antigo
  • 21 cows sold over 2000 • Top Guernsey cow 1600, Ron Bartsch, Cameron
  • 21 cows sold 1700 to 1975 • Top Jersey cow 1600, Ken Stauffer, Withee
  • 62 cows sold 1350 to 1675 • Top Hol jumper bull 1170 lbs., 1200

Special Market Report:  October 25th, 2013

774 head consigned. 91 sellers, 49 buyers. We had 99 registered bidders.

Sold 34 lots of hay.

Top dairy cows were a little lower.

Very active bidding and strong market all day on quality strs and hfrs.

Good cull cow market with 8 buyers. 

Congratulations to

Dave & Stacy Jauquet, Luxemburg,
2013 WI Outstanding Young Farmer Award winners!

Good Luck at the National Competition in 2014!

(Dave is one of our regular consignors of excellent quality fresh cows.)

Older Market Reports at the bottom of this page.

Market Report 10-11-13 Auction
38 lots of hay. Market some what lower. Top big squares 135-140 per bale. Large rounds grass mostly 55-90 per bale. Excellent quality fresh dairy cows higher. Top 2600 Lamar Weaver, Unity. Springing hfrs mostly 1100-1350. Top 1475. Open hfrs mostly .80 to .95 per lb.

Very competitive cull cow and bull market.

Market Report 10-4-13 Auction

26 loads hay. Large square alf/grass mostly 85-120 per bale, several loads 145-150, large rounds grass mostly 65-100. Several loads 35-45. 153 cattle consigned. Top cows 1900 Alvin Hoover, Curtis. 1800 consignment. Very good demand on better dairy cows. Top springing hfr 1525. Cull cows mostly 57-78.

Market Report 9-6-13 Auction

30 loads hay. Large squares premium Wyoming hay 145-155 per bale. Large round 
& large squares grass mostly 60-90 per bale, top 115. Small squares straw 2.50-4.00 per bale. Small squares alf/grass 3.50-6.50. 173 cattle consigned. As always many top quality cattle. Top cow 2200, R&W, Wenrich, Colby. Her 3 wk old R&W hfr calf 400. Many good quality cows 1250-1650. Top springing hfrs 1450, Tim Hoover, Stanley. 1400 Eloranta Farms, Owen. Open hfrs mostly .84-.95/lb. top 1.07. 54 cull cows 29% .78-.85 top .87 50% .60-.75.

Market Report 8-16-13 Auction

38 lots hay sold. Top western alfalfa 175 per bale. Large rounds grass mostly 60-90 per bale. Large squares mostly 60-110. Top 140 per bale. Small squares 3.50-5.25. Small square straw 3.50-3.75. 249 cattle consigned. 67 consignors, 44 buyers, 115 registered bidders. Top cow 2150 Norman Martin, Withee. Many good cows 1150-1450. Open heifers mostly .85 to 1.05 per pound. 30 head 1.08 to 1.20 per pound. Registered heifer calves from herd 350-600 each. We sold 43 cull cows, 30 head .72 to .87 top 87.50. Only 4 cows under .60.

Market Report 8-9-13 Auction

31 loads of hay. Large rounds grass mostly 50-80 per bale. One load 35, two loads 100 and one at 120 . Big squares grass and alfalfa 60-85 per bale. 5 loads 110 to 130 and 2 loads grass 170 per bale. Small square grass 4.00. Bright rye straw 4.00. 166 cattle, many very good quality. Top sellers 1800-Roy Miller, Cashton. 1750 Nelson Nolt, Unity. 1575 Dan Yoder, Cashton. 1500 Noah Mast, Cashton.

Open heifers .80 to 1.02 per lb. Strong cull cow market, mostly .7 0 to .81 per lb. Top 85.50.

Market Report 8-2-13-13 Auction

36 loads hay. Round bales mostly 55 to 95 per bale. Several loads 120-130. Large squares mostly 70-1 30 per bale. Top 160. Top cows 2150, 1900 Dale Cristoph Boyd. Open heifers .80  to 1.00 per lb. Very good cull cow market. Mostly .67 to .77. Top 83.50.

Market Report 7-26-13 Auction

50 loads hay. Round bales grass mostly 50-85. Top 100, very poor quality 27.50. Large squares grass and alfalfa most 75 to 125 per bale. Top 235 per bale. 177 cattle. Top cows 1650, 1575 - Matthew Martin, Loyal. 1500, 1500, 1450 - Barry Eslinger, Stanley. Open heifers .78 to 1.10 per pound. Holstein feeder steers .85 to .97. Very good cull cow market up to 1425.

Market Report 7-12-13 Auction

Very good sized crowd in attendance. 28 loads hay. Big squares mostly 85 to 110 per bale. Top 170. Large rounds mostly 75 to 105. 3 loads, poor quality, 30 to 40 per bale. Small squares 4.00 to 7.00 per bale. As usual some excellent quality dairy cattle. Over 400 head. Top dairy cows: 2350 - Noah Mast, Cashton. 1950, 1925 - Donald Anibas, Durand. Top springing heifer: 1500 - Shawn Hakes, Stanley. Open heifers mostly .83 to .95. 48 head 1.02 to 1.14. Cull cows mostly .64 to .76. Top .82.

Market Report 7-5-13 Auction

10 loads hay. Big squares 85-145 per bale. Premium alfalfa 185. 5x6 rounds grass 130/bale. Small squares all 4.25-5.25 per bale. A nice run of very good cows. Top cows: 2000, 1750 - Barry Eslinger, Stanley. 1700, 1700, 1600 - Jeff Fiedler, Gilman. Many good cows 1200-1450. Top springing heifers: 1475, 1375 - Robert Harm, Cadott. As usual, very competitive cull cow market. Most cows .72 to .80. Top .82 with cull cows up to 1460. Also very good bull market.

Market Report 6-28-13 Auction

16 lots hay. Large squares 50-145 per bale. Large rounds 75-110 per bale. 139 cattle consigned. Top cows: 1800, 1725 - Matthew Martin, Loyal. 1700, 1650, 1625 - Urie Yoder, Abbotsford. Top springing heifers: 1500, 1500, 1450, 1425 - Pat Massa, Tomahawk. Open heifers mostly .90 to 1.00 . Good cull cow market, up to 1300 per head.

Market Report 6-21-13 Auction

19 loads hay. Market lower. Big squares grass and alfalfa mostly 105 to 120 per bale, Several loads 160 to 185. 4x5 rounds new crop grass 75 per bale. Small squares 3.25 to 6.00 per bale. 236 head cattle. Large crowd but milk cows were considerably lower. Top cow 1500 Scott Drinkman, Downing. Many good cows 1150-1350. Few springing heifers. Top 1375, 1350 Jeffery Feidler, Gilman. Many nice open heifers mostly .85 to .95 per pound, few at 1.00. Top breeding bull brought 1975 and was a 14 month old Limousine consigned by Conrad Smith, Loyal. 74 head Holstein feeder steers mostly .82 to .92. Cull cows mostly .64 to .79. Bulls up to 1.00.

Market Report 6-14-13

15 loads hay. Large squares mostly $145 to $200. One load $120. Large rounds mostly $50-$85. One at $200. Small squares 2.75 to 6.50/ 125 head cattle. Top cows: 1900 - Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 1800, 1700, 1625, 1550, 1500, 1500, 1500 - Nelson Nolt, Unity. 1700 - Roy Miller, Cashton. 1700, 1500 - Noah Mast, Cashton. 1650, 1650 - Abner Herberger, Cashton. Top springing heifer: 1350 - Mervin Nolt, Withee. Open heifers: .85 to 1.10 per lb. As usual, a very good cull cow market.

Market Report 5-29-13

Only 6 loads hay. One load large squares 240/bale and one load 220/bale. Large rounds grass 130/bale. Small squares 4.75 - 6.00. Many, many good and excellent quality cows are coming through our auctions. We had several unadvertised herds sell. Usually a lot of good cattle sell that are not advertised in time for our ads. Selling 150 to over 300 head every week. Representative sales: 18 cows from 1800 to 2850 Ron Wille, Junction City. 2000, 1900 Stanley Ewings, Cornell. 1950 Lineback cow Jonas Borntrager, Augusta. Many good quality cows selling from 1350 - 1650. Top springing heifers, 2050, 1950, 1900  Ron Wille, Junction City, Always some cattle for every budget. 

Continued very good cull cow market.

Market Report 5-17-13 Auction

13 loads hay, market stronger. Big squares mostly 155-170. Top 195 per bale. Small squares 5.50 to 7.00 per bale. 166 cattle consigned. Top cows 2200, 2025 Mervin Ray Zimmerman, Curtiss. 1800, 1750 Lamar Weaver, Unity. Top springer heifers 1350, 1350, Eloranta Farms, Owen. Very good cull cow market, up to .83.

Market Report 5-10-13 Auction

43 loads hay. Market lower. Large squares alfalfa and grass mostly 125-160 per bale, Top 210. Small squares mostly 3.75 to 6.25 Top 7.50. Large rounds 70-125/bale. One load 50. 412 cattle consigned. Top cows 1800. 1750 Matthew Martin, Loyal. 1650, 1600, 1600, 1600 Matt Hartwig, Athens. Very good feeder cattle market. Top beef sters 560 lbs. @ 1.52. Beef heifers 528 @ 128. Cull cow market strong; Top .84, 30% .70-.80. Holstein heifers calves mostly 75-125, Top 200. Good bull calves 125-150.

Hay, Straw, & Firewood sells at 10:15

Very good demand for all classes of hay.

3-1-13 report: Continued good demand. 3-1-13 sold 39 loads. Alfalfa and grass large squares mostly 135-175 per bale. One load 195. Sold 2 loads by the ton, one at 360, the other 400. Small squares mostly 4 to 5.50 per bale. Rounds 85-135/bale. One load at 47.50.

2-22-13 report: 26 loads, continued strong demand. Large squares alfalfa and grass mostly 135-160 per bale. 3 loads 185, 2 loads 200/bale. Small squares 4 to 6 dollars/bale. Straw 2.75/bale. Firewood 25 to 45 dollars per cord.

2-15-13 report: Very good demand all classes hay. Very large crowd, 27 loads sold. Large squares Alfalfa and grass mostly 125 to 150 per bale. Several loads 155 to 170. Small squares mostly 4.50-6.00 per bale one load 140 bales 7.75 per bale. Large round grass hay mostly 85-110 per bale, top 120. Rounds corn stalks 25 to 40 per bale. Firewoood 20 to 45 dollars per cord.

Feb. 8th Report: Sold 28 loads. Big squares alfalfa & grass mostly 125-160/bale, 2 loads at 175. Round bales grass mostly 95-120/bale, one load 50/bale. 2 loads baleage 95/bale common, 175/bale premium hay. 5 loads small squares all 5.00 to 7.50/bale.

Jan. 25th Hay Market Report

Big square bales alfalfa and grass mostly 110-140. 5 loads  145-160. Small squares mostly 3-5 dollars per bale, top load 6.00. Large squares wheat straw 45/bale.

Hay, Straw, & Firewood sells at 10:15

Very good demand for all classes of hay!!

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Market Report 4-26-13
Another large crowd. 34 loads hay and straw. Continued strong demand. Large squares alfalfa and grass mostly 150 to 180 per bale. 54 bales at 200/bale. Large rounds grass mostly 155-175/bale. Small squares grass and alfalfa 4.25 to 6.00. Top 8.50/bale. Big squares straw 50-65/bale. 175 dairly cattle. Top cows 2300, 2000, 1900, 1850, 1800, 1800, Dave Jauquet, Luxemburg. 2200 Nolan Garman, Colby. 2100, 1850, 1700, Noah Mast, Cashton. 2050, 2000, 2000 Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 2050, 1700 Abner Hershberger, Cashton. 1900 Nelson Nolt, Unity. 1800 John Oberholtzer, Owen. 1800 Wilmer Garman, Spencer. 1700 John Boschma, Colby.Top springing heifers 1525, 1450, 1400 David Nolt, Curtiss. 1450 Mervin Nolt, Thorp.

Market Report 4-22-13
H&E Dairy Loyal On Farm Herd Dispersal

Good size crowd and very active market. Corn silage $90/ton and $80/ton. Grass hay 225.00/large square bale. Top cows 3000. 26 cows and springing heifers over 2000 most of the high sellers were Holstein/Fleckvieh cross. Top springing heifers 2500.

Market Report 4-19-13

Snow, wind, cold and icy roads. Very nice size crowd. 24 loads hay and straw. Market strong. Big squares alfalfa and grass mostly 155-185 per bale. Top 195. Large rounds mostly 110-155 per bale. Corn stalk rounds 40-60 per bale. Large squares straw 50-65 per bale. One load small squares grass 9.00 per bale. Almost 200 head cattle sold. Market higher especially on better cows. 2200, 1900, 1900, 1800 Paul Brubaker, Colby. Top springing heifers 1525 Gary Stankowski, Mosinee. Very active cull cow market. Top cows 1375, 1365, 1360, 1350. Most cows sold from .68 to .82. Top bull .96

Market Report 4-5-13

Hay market steady. Big squares Alfalfa and grass 100-160 per bale. Small squares mostly 3.00 - 6.75 per bale. Large rounds 65 - 155 per bale. 383 cattle. Many exellent quality cows and heifers. Top cows 1900 Verhoef Dairy, Colby. 1900 Wenrick, Colby. Many good cows 1100 - 1600. Springing heifers mostly 950 - 1350. Open Heifers mostly .76 - .88 per pound. Cull cows mostly .63 - .78. 4-15-13 Market Report 3-22-13 34 loads hay, straw and firewood. Market a little lower. Big squares alfalfa and grass mostly 120-150, top 170. Several 90-100. Big rounds mostly 90- 130, top 147.50. Small squares 3.50-5.00. Small squares straw 3.25. Big squares straw 45/bale. 383 head cattle. Dairy cow market trending lower. Top cows: 2000, 1850 Matthew Hoover, Curtiss. 1750 Jim Johnson, Chetek. 1600 Mark Oberholtzer, Withee. 68 bred beef cows mostly 1050-1385. Several Red Angus 1400-1450. 121 feeder cattle. Top sellers: 6 head Brenda Zimmer, Owen, 4 black steers 947 lbs. - 1.10, 1 red, 1 black steer 562 lbs. - 1.35. Holstein steers 400 to 900 lbs. mostly 85-92. Several Holstein X beef cross, 500 lbs., 1.04-1.08. 69 cull cows: 14% 80.25-86.75. 56% 73-7950. 14% 64-72. 16% .50-.63. Top fed Holsein steer 1624 lbs., 1.07 Daniel Brubacker, Colby.

Market Report 3-15-13

257 cattle, 34 loads hay straw & firewood. Another large crowd. Hay market steady, large squares mostly 125-175 per bale. Small squares 3.50-7.00 per bale. Large rounds mostly 70-120/bale. Cows a little lower, top 1850, 1800 Brian Anderson, Melrose. Many good milk cows 1100-1500. Several fancy heifer calves 250 to 425 each. Cull cows mostly 68-83.

Market Report 3-8-13

217 cattle, 39 loads hay, straw and firewood. Huge crowd including 113 registered bidders. Large squares mostly 125-165. Top 185. Rounds mostly 80-105. Top 135. Small squares 4- 5.50. Even more excellent and very good cows than usual. Top Cows: 29 head 1550-2300, Thoner, Ellsworth. 2250 cross bred, Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 2100, 2000, 2000, 1900, 1750, 1700 Grass Ridge Farm, Pittsville. 1950, 1800, 1750, 1650, Noah Mast, Cashton. 1925, 1700, Barry Eslinger, Stanley. 1900, 1850, 1800, 1600, Melvin Hoover, Custiss. 1850, 1750, 1700, 1700, Brice Draeger, Chili. 1800 Abner Hershberger, Cashton. 1800, David Hershberger, Cashton. Top 60 cows, avg. 1801. 32 cows sold 1200-1500. 38 cull cows mostly 62-83. Springing heifers 1875, 1825, 1650, 1600, Thoner. 1475, Weaver Zimmerman, Curtiss. Red Angus heifers 340 lbs., 485 each.

Market Report 3-1-13

227 head. Top cows: 2100, 2000 Marcus Hurst, Owen. 2100, 2100, 1800, 1750 Dave Jauquet, Luxemburg. 2100 Matthew Martin, Loyal. 1700 John Oberholzer, Owen. Springing heifers: 1450, 1400, 1400 Eloranta Farms, Owen. Many springers 1050-1350. Open heifers mostly .75-.95 several up to 1.10/lb. Holstein feeder steers .85-1.05. 38 cull cows. Mostly .68-.80. Top cull cull cow 1500.

Market Report 2-22-13

207 head consigned. 97 registered bidders. As usual many top quality cattle. Market a little stronger on better cows. 2300 Gid Miller, Ontario. 2100 Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 2000 Riley Nolt, Unity. 2000 Ervin Nisley, Cashton. 1950 Noah Mast, Cashton. 1950 Mrs. Adam Hershberger, Westby, 1850, 1700, 1700 Junior Homestead Farm, Casco, WI. 1800 Alvin Hoover, Curtiss. 1800 John Oberholtzer, Owen. 1750 Nathan Nolt, Boyd. 1700, 1700, 1700 Eli Borntreger, Fairchild. 35 cows 1100-1650. Top springing heifers , 1900 Swiss, 1400, 1400 Junior Homestead Farm, Casco. 1400 Vernon Martin, Loyal. Very active cull cow market., mostly 725-1150 per head top cow 1350. Most culls .68 to .75 actual weight. Top 83. Top bred beef cow 1750 consignment, Pittsville. Excellent feeder cattle market. 4 Piedmontese heifers 437 lbs. 825 per head. Light weight Holstein steers mostly .98-1.09. Our Customers make all the difference, reputation consignors and quality buyers!

Market Report 2-15-13

164 head consigned. Another very large crowd in attendance. As always, many very good quality cattle. Top cows: 2550 Jersey cross, Marlin Ray Martin, Stratford. 2300 Harvey Brubacker, Colby. 2300, 1850, Sean Klatt, Barron. 1950 Hank Boschma, Athens. 1900, 1800, 1775 Jerry Wells, Withee. 1800 Alvin Hoover, Curtiss. 1750 Nathaniel Hoover, Curtiss. 1700 Robert Orzechowski, Thorp. 1700 Swiss cross, Warren Hoover, Owen. Top Jersey cow 1625   Hazy Dairy, Clayton. 44 cows 1200-1600. Top jumper bull 1550 John Boschma, Colby. Top springing heifers 1600 Ezra Miller, Fairchild. 1350 Allen Reiff, Withee. 1300 Peter Miller, Loyal. Good heifer calves all 160-175. Very good cull cow market mostly 750-1150 top cow 1275.

Our Customers make all the difference, reputation consignors and quality buyers!

Market Report 2-8-13

183 head consigned. As usual, many excellent & very good quality cattle. 83 consignors, 59 buyers, 141 registered bidders. Overall market stronger today. Top cows: 2200, 2000, 1800, 1700 Cashton. 1875, 1750 Shawn Hakes, Stanley. 1825 Jim Endvick, Boyd. 1775, 1750, 1700 Joe Nolt, Alta Vista, IA. 1700 Lamar Burkholder, Charles City, IA. 1700 Rueben Nolt, Alta Vista, IA. 1700 Sean Klatt, Barron. 41 cows sold 1200-1600. Many good young lactation cows 950-1175. Cull cows 700-1175.

Market Report 2-1-13

Exactly 200 head cattle consigned. Also sold 7 goat kids 5.00 each. Very cold day. 18 below early with a high of 3 degrees and a good breeze besides. Certainly not ideal to move cattle and market was a little lower. Had 58 registered bidders in attendance plus a nice sized crowd of spectators. Top cows sold 1900, 1800, 1775, 1700, 1650 Merlin Beachy, Abbotsford. 850 Mark Oberholtzer, Withee. 1550 Randal Martin, Withee. 1500 Jersey cross Raymond Fox, Stanley. Many good cows 1100 to 1400. 52 head good Holstein cows but short of feed and thin, 800-1050. Holstein heifer calves 50-160. Fleckvieh heifer calves 45-210. Fleckvieh bull calves 175-425. Yearling Fleckvieh heifers 735-910. Fancy open Holstein heifers .85 to 1.05 per lb.(est. weight). Very competitive cull cow market today with 4 buyers, 650-1175.

Market Report 1-25-13

225 Head Consigned. Another good crowd of buyers. Market a little lower today on top quality cows. Many excellent quality consignments. Top cows: 2300, Swiss Lamar Weaver, Unity. 9 head 1700-2000 Dave Jauquet, Luxemburg. 1900 Jersey cross, 1900, 1850, 1700, 1550, Cashton. 1525 Melvin Hershberger, Westby. 1525 John Oberholtzer, Owen. 1525 Swiss Randy Moen, New Auburn. 1500 Swiss Ken Stauffer, Withee. 1400 Jersey cross, Gideon Miller, Loyal. Top springing heifer 1500 Dick Hughes, Gilman. Many good quality cows 1050-1500. Open Holstein heifers mostly .80 to .90 per pound. (est. weight)

Market Report 1-18-13

156 head consigned. As usual, many excellent quality cows and heifers. Another nice crowd with 73 bidding numbers given out. Top cows, 12 head 1700 to 2400, Goebel, Gilman. 2075, 1775 Virgil Martin, Unity. 1850 Eugene Newswanger,Stanley. Top Jerseys 3 fresh heifers 1575 each, consignment, Unity. Many very good milk cows 1275-1650. Some cows for every budget.  We have a very competitive cull cow market, 550 to 1075.

Market Report - 1-11-13

Unseasonably warm. Temps in upper 30’s. Shorter run of cattle today more good quality. Top cows 2000, 1800, 1775 Allen Weaver, Colby. Top springer 1300 Nelson Nolt, Colby. Market Report 1-8-13 Special Heifer Sale Large crowd in attendance. Over 300 head consigned. Most herd springers 1400 to 1700 top 1850. Short breds mostly 1200-1450 top 1825. Yearlings mostly 850-1050 top 1125. Baby calves to 6 month old all 475 to 700. All herd open 1.15-1.25 per lb. (est. weight) Consigned springers mostly 1250-1500. Open heifers 80-95 lb. est. weight.

Market Report 1-4-13

We had 155 head consigned. As usual a good run of excellent quality. 49 registered bidders but very much a buyers market. Top cows 2400, 1600, Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 2250,1850, 1850, 1725, 1725, Merlin Beachy, Abbotsford. 2000, 1750, 1650, Roy Miller, Cashton. 1900 Swiss cross, Glen Sauder, Withee. 1775, Hank Boschma, Athens. 1700, AbnerHershberger, Cashton. 1600, V Valley Farms, Granton. Many very good cows sold 1250-1500.

Market Report 12-28-12

We sold 224 head to 67 different buyers. Had 136 registered bidders. Excellent quality herd dispersal. Top 4 cows 2750, 2600, and 2 at 2500. Top 50 avg. 2091. Top 100 avg. 1912 - springing heifers all 1500 and up, top 2100. 13 baby heifer calves 200 to 400.

Hay, Straw, & Firewood sells at 10:15 Very good demand for all classes of hay.

Market Report 12-7-12 Auction

Another auction with very attractive offerings. Top cows 2125, 1900 Willard Brubacker, Stratford. 20 50, 1850 Len-Don Farms, Bloomer. 1700, 1700 Morning View Dairy, Merrill. Top 20 cows avg. 1744. Many very good quality cows sold from 1350 to 1650. Top springing heifer 1450, Eloranta Farms, Owen. Most springers 1150 to 1375. Nice open heifers 600 to 900. Heifer calves 75 to 180. Bull calves 45 to 120. Cull cows 600 to 1050. Market Report 12-14-12 Auction We had 195 head consigned. Large crowd in attendance, 83 registered bidders. As usual a good run of excellent & very quality cattle. Also some cattle for every budget. Top Cows: 2500, 1725 Hank Boschma, Athens. 2500, 1700 Ray Hershberger, Cashton. 2250 Roy Miller, Cashton. 2150 Abner Hershberger, Cashton. 2100 David Hershberger, Cashton. 2050 Sam Hershberger, Cashton. 2000 Noah Mast, Cashton. 1950, 1775 V Valley Farms, Neillsville. 1800 Paul Chupp, Spencer. 1750 Jason Schunk, Augusta. 1700 Jason Yoder, Spencer. Many good cows sold 1300 to 1600. Top 22% avg. 1780. Bred heifers mostly 1150 to 1350. Open heifers mostly .75 to .95/lb. (est. weight) several over 1.10. Heifer calves 60 to 175. Bull calves 50 to 80. Cull cows 500 to 1200.

Market Report 11-23-12 Auction

A nice run of good and excellent quality cattle. Very large crowd in attendance. All milk cows sold averaged $1430. Rep. sales: 2050, 2000, 1800 Matthew Hoover, Curtis. 2000, 1900, 1850 Jersey cross, 1800, 1750 John Oberholtzer, Owen. 1900, 1900 Melvin Zimmerman, Thorp. 1800 Barry Eslinger, Stanley. 1800 Weaver Zimmerman, Stanley. 1725 John Gingerich, Greenwood.

Door Prize Gift Certificate Winners: $500 Elvin Z. Leid, Withee. $200 Randal Martin, Withee. $100 Henry Zeiset, Thorp. Glen Sauder, Thorp. Derek Van Asten, Clintonville. $20 Allen Reiff, Withee. David Hershberger, Loyal. Adin Stutzman, Granton. Lamar Weaver, Colby. Kenneth Martin, Colby. Thanks again to all buyers and sellers!!

Hay, Straw, & Firewood sells at 9:30 Very good demand for all classes of hay.

Market Report 11-30-12 Auction:

We had 139 head of cattle & another large crowd of buyers. Once again over 70 bidding numbers. More excellent quality cattle. Top cows sold 2100, 2075 Marlin Ray Martin, Stratford. Many very good quality cows sold from 1250-1600. Sold 75 heifers, top springer 1500 Paul Chupp, Spencer. 1475 Swiss heifer Brad Dietsche, Colfax. 1450 Dave Bushman Greenwood. Most open heifers .75 to .90/lb. Several fancy opens to 1.05/lb. (estimate weight). Holstein bull calves 50 to 125, heifer calves 75 to 200.

Hay, Straw and Firewood sells at 9:30 am! November 30, 2012: Sold 12 lots of hay, all good & excellent quality. Top large squares alfalfa $160/bale, dairy quality alfalfa-grass $130/bale, excellent clover-grass $125/bale, good quality grass $105/bale, 1st crop alfalfa-grass $95/bale, small squares mix hay $3.50-$4.00/bale, oak firewood $40/cord.

Thanks again to all the buyers and bidders!!

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