What Marketing Options Does Milwaukee Stockyards Offer?
• Milwaukee Stockyards has been marketing livestock since 1869
• We are Wisconsin’s leading market for slaughter livestock
• Discover how Private Treaty can work for you
Selling Cattle by Private Treaty Five Days per Week
Your commission man will sell your Fed Beef, Holstein Steers, Cull Cows and Bulls on Monday thru Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Selling Calves, Sheep & Goats by Auction
Pat O’Brien heads up our sales. Auctions are held on Monday and Thursday, beginning at 12:00 p.m.
Selling Calves, Sheep & Goats by Private Treaty
Your commission man will sell your Calves, Sheep & Goats on Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 to 2 p.m.
Feeder Cattle Auction
Cattle are sold in uniform lots in order of arrival. All classes of Feeder Cattle are sold on the second Friday of each month beginning at 10 a.m.
Private Treaty, How Does it Work
Selling through private treaty is a fast efficient negotiation between your professional salesman and various buyers representing major packing houses throughout the Midwest. Your commission man maintains control over your livestock until he can achieve the best value for your livestock. They offer years of experience in evaluating your livestock to negotiate the highest returns. Our process means that you can receive a check the same day, often within an hour of your arrival.
How Do You Get Livestock to Market?
Livestock haulers are a very important link in marketing your livestock. Help your trucker plan their pick-up route by calling early in the morning or the day before, if possible. If you need assistance locating a trucker or directions to our market, please give us a call at 800-728-5480.
When Does Milwaukee Stockyards Accept Delivery?
A person is on duty 24 hours per day beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Monday until 1:00 p.m. Friday. Sunday drop-off times are 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m