HILLSDALE AUCTION
"the working persons Auction"
Where friends meet since 1913

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This Auction has been in existence since 1913 and has been a meeting place, where you can sell your wares, whether animal, hay, or miscellaneous.  It is the "Working Persons Sale" held every Saturday morning with the exception of two saturdays during the Hillsdale Fair.

What we do:
  • Auction with multiple rings /auctioneers going simultaneously.
  • For out of state animals please check special announcements or commission page for state regulations to be able to sell.  
  • Miscellaneous begins at 9am - CALL FOR CONSIGNMENT SPACE BY FRIDAY AT 12 Noon FOR SATURDAYS SALE.
  • Rabbits and Poultry begin at 10 am
  • Hay and Feeder pigs @ 11:30 am.  ALL PIG SELLERS ACCORDING TO STATE LAW IF YOU ARE FROM OUT OF STATE YOU ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE AN INTERSTATE VETERINARY HEALTH CERTIFICATE TO SELL AT THIS AUCTION.  PIGS ARE REQUIRED TO GO FROM TRAILER TO TRAILER OR VEHICLE TO VEHICLE.
  • Large Animals (cattle, sheep, goats, horses) @ 1pm
  • Special Auctions such as New Tool, Sportsman , Farm, Lawn Mower, Lanscape, etc begin at specific times and locations on the grounds. 
  • Flea Market vendors year round 

LOCATION:  115 S. BROAD STREET  HILLSDALE MICHIGAN 49242
PHONE:         517-437-2424
FAX:               517-689-6005
HILLSDALEAUCTION@YAHOO.COM

Special Fall Sportsman Sale August 31, 2024 10 AM inside the arena.

Pictures will be added as items are consigned. Do you have any hunting/trapping items you are looking to get rid of? This auction is for you, it will run in conjunction with the regular auction schedule and will be held inside the arena. We are looking for traps, equipment, ammo, bows, arrows, tree stands, etc. (NO GUNS) If you have any items you would like to consign, please give the office a call at 517-437-2424 to discuss what items you have. We also offer free and early advertising.

HELD EACH AND EVERY SATURDAY UNLESS THE HILLSDALE CO FAIR IS ON (END OF SEPT)

We hold this auction each Saturday through out the year! We run multiple rings and items at the same time. Misc starts at 9 am, small animals (rabbits, pigeons, chickens, duck, geese, peacocks, turkeys etc) starts at 10, feeder pigs and hay starts at 11:30 and large animals(horse, cattle, sheep, goats etc) start at 1 pm. We also have a large flea market at the same time, you really need to plan to spend the day with us, and to bring a friend or two! Food and restrooms available on site. Get a bidder number for $2 with proof of positive I.D. it is good for the remainder of the calendar year! Payments accepted at cash, good check with positive I.D. and credit/debit cards. See ya soon!

MARKET REPORTJULY 13, 2024

AUCTION RESULTS FOR JULY 13, 2024 HAY (579) 1ST $.25-$4.00 2ND $9.50 3RD STRAW (269) $1.50-$2.50 RND CORNSTALKS (0) RND BALES (149) $5.00-$55.00 TEXAS SQUARES (0) RND STRAW (0) BALEAGE (0) $ CLOVER STUBBLE (0) EATING EGGS $1.50-$2.50 FERTILE CHICKEN EGGS $1.75-$2.50 EATING DUCK EGGS $ FERTILE DUCK EGGS $1.75-$3.50 EATING QUAIL EGGS FERTILE QUAIL EGGS $.75-$5.00 FERTILE GOOSE EGGS $ FERTILE GUINEA EGGS $1.75-$4.00 TURKEY EGGS FERTILE PHEASANT EGGS FERTILE $10.50 PIGEON EGGS FERTILE CHUKAR EGGS PEAFOWL EGGS EMU EGGS PARROT EGG $26.00 EMU CHICKS (0) GERBIL (0) KUNE KUNE PIGLETS (4) $70.00-$75.00 HEDGEHOGS (4) $96.00-$116.00 PARAKEETS (2) $20.00 PARAKEET FAMILY (1) $42.50 SNAKE (1) $32.00 GUINEA PIGS (15) $.75 RABBIT FAMILY (0) RABBITS (129) $0.75-$30.00 (N Z BUCK & DOE) CHICKEN FAMILYS (2) $8.50-$15.00 CHICKENS (464) $.50-$30.00 (CREAM LEGBAR ROOSTER) CHICKS (298) $0.50-$6.50 PIGEONS (109) $3.00-$40.00 (FRENCH MONDAIN) QUAIL (58) $.75-$3.00 QUAIL CHICKS (129) $1.00-$5.50 GUINEAS (9) $5.00-$13.00 GUINEA KEETS (44) $2.75-$6.00 DUCKS (120) $.25-$22.00 (CALL DUCKS) DUCK FAMLY (3) $20.00 DUCKLINGS (86) $.75-$12.00 PHEASANTS (54) $.50-$38.00 (RED GOLDEN PHEASANT) PHEASANT FAMILY (0) PHEASANT CHICKS (98) $1.00-$5.00 CHUCKARS (36) $4.50-$10.00 CHUCKAR CHICKS (32) $1.50-$5.50 GEESE (23) $5.00-$96.00 (EGYPTIAN) GOSLINGS (3) $6.00 TURKEY (6) $9.00-$27.50 TURKEY CHICKS (14) $1.25-$14.00 PEAFOWL () $ PEAHEN (3) $27.50-$160.00 PEACOCK (2) $27.5-$50.00 PEACHICKS (22) $27.50-$90.00 FEEDER PIGS (6) $27.50-$52.50 BOAR (1) $37.50 KUNE KUNE (1) $27.50 HORSE (0) DONKEYS CATTLE (4) DEACONS $175.00-$80.00 FEEDERS SHEEP (1) FAMILY UNIT (0) $ EWES $ RAMS $125.00 WETHERS GOATS (62) BOTTLE KIDS $35.00-$65.00 DOES W KIDS $90.00-$130.00 NANNYS $30.00- $240.00 BILLYS $10.00-$240.00 WETHERS $20.00-$80.00

AUCTION COMMISSION RATES FOR MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

COMMISSIONS ARE ON A PER ITEM BASIS. YOU COULD HAVE 3 OR EVEN 4 DIFFERENT COMMISSION RATES WITHIN 1 CONSIGNMENT. THOSE WHO CONSIGN PLEASE REMEMBER TO CALL PRIOR TO SCHEDULE THE AMOUNT OF LINES NEEDED. ITEMS THAT DO NOT SELL WILL BE ASSESSED A DUMP FEE. IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE YOU MAY PICK UP AND REMOVE THESE ITEMS SO THAT THE DUMP FEE ISN'T CHARGED TO YOU. JUST LET THE OFFICE KNOW THAT YOU HAVE DONE SO AND WHAT YOU PICKED UP. ITEMS THAT DO NOT SELL MUST BE PICKED UP BY 1 P.M. TO AVOID A DUMP FEE, PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW YOU HAVE PICKED UP YOUR NO SALE ITEMS. ITEMS BRINGING $10 OR LESS ARE 40% COMMISSION ITEMS OVER $10 BUT UNDER $150 ARE 25% COMMISSION ITEMS OVER $150 BUT UNDER $500 ARE 20% COMMISSION ITEMS OVER $500 BUT UNDER $1000 ARE 15% ITEMS OVER $1000 ARE 10% FIREWOOD 15% COMMISSION ADMINISTRATION FEE OF $2.50 FOR EVERYONE SELLING MISCELLANEOUS HAY COMMISSION: 10% (SMALL SQUARES) 15% (LARGE BALES OR ANYTHING THE TRACTOR IS USED FOR)

ANIMAL COMMISSION RATES AND REQUIREMENTS.

ANIMALS ARE ALSO CHARGED A COMMISSION RATE AS LISTED PER DIVISION OR SPECIES. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OUT OF STATE ANIMALS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE AN INTERSTATE VETERINARY HEALTH CERTIFICATE WITH SPECIFICS R/T TO THAT SPECIES. HORSES REQUIRE A CURRENT COGGINS TEST. Small animal ( poultry, rabbits, and potbellied or oriental pigs ) are 20%. No buyers premium , sales tax, yardage fees or administrative fees. LARGE ANIMAL COMMISSIONS PLEASE SEE BELOW. PER STATE AND FEDERAL MANDATE AS OF MARCH 17 2022 ALL OUT OF STATE SHEEP AND GOATS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: SHEEP/GOATS: INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE AND HAVE A SCRAPIE TAG IN PLACE TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION PAPERWORK REQUIRED TO SELL ANIMALS AT THE HILLSDALE AUCTION HORSES: CURRENT COGGINS CATTLE: INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE IF FROM OUT OF STATE PIGS: INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE IF FROM OUT OF STATE SHEEP/GOATS: INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE AND HAVE A SCRAPIE TAG IN PLACE TO BE SOLD ACCORDING TO NEW FEDERAL REGULATION JUST INSTITUTED MARCH 17 2022 PLEASE NOTE THAT AFTER JANUARY 1 2021 IN ORDER TO SELL CATTLE PER STATE LAW YOU MUST HAVE AN RFID TAG IN THE EAR. IF NO TAG THEN YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PREMISE ID NUMBER FOR US TO BE ABLE TO PLACE A TAG FOR YOU. TO OBTAIN YOUR PREMISE ID YOU CAN CURRENTLY CONTACT YOUR STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THEY CAN RELEASE TO YOU.  NEW LARGE ANIMAL COMMISSIONS BEGINNING OCT 8, 2022 CATTLE: FEEDER CATTLE: 3.5% OR MINIMUM OF $14.00 DEACON CATTLE: 4% OR MINIMUM OF $10.00 $2/HEAD YARDAGE FEE $1/HEAD INSURANCE FEE CATTLE: INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE IF FROM OUT OF STATE SHEEP & GOATS: $8 PER HEAD $2/HEAD YARDAGE FEE $1/HEAD INSURANCE FEE SHEEP/GOATS: INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE AND HAVE A SCRAPIE TAG IN PLACE TO BE SOLD ACCORDING TO NEW FEDERAL REGULATION JUST INSTITUTED MARCH 17 2022 FEEDER PIGS: 5% OR MINIMUM $5.00/HEAD $2/HEAD YARDAGE FEE $1/HEAD INSURANCE PIGS: INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE IF FROM OUT OF STATE HORSES: MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY LEAD AND HALTER TO GO WITH HORSE $35.00 /HEAD $2/HEAD YARDAGE $1/HEAD INSURANCE HORSES: CURRENT COGGINS AND INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE IF FROM OUT OF STATE. LLAMA, ALPACA, EMU/RHEA/OSTRICH ETC. 10% OR MINIMUM OF $10/HEAD $2/HEAD YARDAGE $1/HEAD INSURANCE IF FROM OUT OF STATE MUST HAVE AN INTERSTATE VET HEALTH CERTIFICATE TAGGING FEES: SCRAPIE $5/HEAD RFID TAGS $15 MUST HAVE PREMISE I.D. NUMBER WITH YOU TO HAVE TAGS PLACED.

MARKET REPORTS

AUCTION RESULTS FOR JULY 7, 2024 HAY (374) 1ST $2.50-$7.50 2ND $6.00-$6.25 3RD STRAW (170) $2.00-$3.50 RND CORNSTALKS (0) RND BALES (120) $10.00-$60.00 TEXAS SQUARES (0) RND STRAW (0) BALEAGE (0) $ CLOVER STUBBLE (0) EATING EGGS $1.25-$2.00 FERTILE CHICKEN EGGS $2.00-$16.00 EATING DUCK EGGS $ FERTILE DUCK EGGS $5.50-$16.00 EATING QUAIL EGGS FERTILE QUAIL EGGS $3.00-$9.00 FERTILE GOOSE EGGS $ FERTILE GUINEA EGGS $3.50 TURKEY EGGS FERTILE PHEASANT EGGS FERTILE $ PIGEON EGGS FERTILE CHUKAR EGGS PEAFOWL EGGS $11.00 EMU EGGS EMU CHICKS (0) GERBIL (1) $4.00 KUNE KUNE PIGLET (1) $200.00 GUINEA PIGS (0) RABBIT FAMILY (0) RABBITS (107) $0.50-$32.00 (MINI REX DOE) CHICKEN FAMILYS (0) CHICKENS (660) $.75-$43.00 (SILKY ROOSTER) CHICKS (394) $0.25-$3.50 PIGEONS (30) $5.50-$23.00 (GERMAN BEAUTY HOMER) QUAIL (110) $3.50-$8.50 QUAIL CHICKS (27) $4.00-$4.50 GUINEAS (27) $3.00-$12.00 GUINEA KEETS (32) $3.00-$9.50 DUCKS (95) $5.50-$58.00 (SNOWY CALL DUCKS) DUCK FAMLY (3) $20.00 DUCKLINGS (50) $1.00-$18.00 PHEASANTS (15) $4.00-$27.00 (COPPER PHEASANT) PHEASANT FAMILY (0) PHEASANT CHICKS (46) $2.00-$3.50 CHUCKARS (14) $8.50 CHUCKAR CHICKS (27) $3.00 GEESE (16) $10.50-$26.00 (CHINESE) GOSLINGS (4) $22.00-$30.00 TURKEY (7) $5.00-$52.00 (BLACK MOTTLED) TURKEY CHICKS (6) $2.50-$4.00 PEAFOWL () $ PEAHEN (1) $320.00 (TAUPE PEAHEN) PEACOCK (2) $100.00-$320.00 (TAUPE PEACOCK) PEACHICKS (16) $40.00-$76.00 FEEDER PIGS (4) $67.50 HORSE (0) DONKEYS CATTLE (5) CHARLOIS HEIFERS $1,000.00-$1,100.00 FEEDERS $675.00-$750.00 SHEEP (6) FAMILY UNIT (0) $ EWES $75.00 RAMS $75.00-$160.00 WETHERS GOATS (45) BOTTLE KIDS $75.00-$240.00 DOES W KIDS $170.00 NANNYS $40.00- $275.00 BILLYS $30.00-$70.00 WETHERS $42.50-$125.00

MARKET REPORTS

AUCTION RESULTS FOR JUNE 29, 2024 HAY (243) 1ST $.50-$5.50 2ND $2.00 3RD $1.00-$3.00 STRAW (0) RND CORNSTALKS (0) RND BALES (66) $5.00-$50.00 TEXAS SQUARES (0) RND STRAW (0) BALEAGE (0) $ CLOVER STUBBLE (0) EATING EGGS $.50-$4.00 FERTILE CHICKEN EGGS $.50-$2.00 EATING DUCK EGGS $ FERTILE DUCK EGGS $1.00 EATING QUAIL EGGS FERTILE QUAIL EGGS $1.50-$6.00 FERTILE GOOSE EGGS $3.00 FERTILE GUINEA EGGS $7.00 TURKEY EGGS FERTILE PHEASANT EGGS FERTILE $1.25 PIGEON EGGS FERTILE CHUKAR EGGS PEAFOWL EGGS RHEA EGGS $16.00 EMU EGGS EMU CHICKS (1) $410.00 GERBIL (4) $2.50 HEDGEHOG (1) $70.00 RUSSIAN TORTOISE (2) $36.00 PARAKEETS (6) $20.00-$46.00 PARROT (1) $325.00 LOVEBIRDS $2) $45.00 GUINEA PIGS (6) $.75 RABBIT FAMILY (1) $30.00 RABBITS (183) $0.25-$32.50 CHICKEN FAMILYS (0) CHICKENS (374) $.25-$57.00 CHICKS (425) $0.25-$5.00 (AYAM CEMANI) PIGEONS (46) $9.50-$34.00 (FRILLBACK) QUAIL (34) $3.00-$16.50 QUAIL CHICKS (161) $1.00-$3.50 GUINEAS (4) $4.00 GUINEA KEETS (95) $1.50-$11.50 DUCKS (158) $2.00-$42.50 (CALL DUCKS) DUCK FAMLY (1) $80.00 DUCKLINGS (93) $.75-$11.00 PHEASANTS (19) $7.50-$19.00 (RINGNECK) PHEASANT FAMILY (0) PHEASANT CHICKS (97) $1.50-$24.00 CHUCKARS (20) $3.00 GEESE (4) $25.00 (PILGRIM) GOSLINGS (5) $8.00-$9.50 TURKEY (34) $6.00-$22.50 (BRONZE) TURKEY CHICKS (15) $3.50-$5.00 PEAFOWL () $ PEAHEN () PEACOCK (1) $42.00 PEACHICKS -8- $30.00-$72.00 FEEDER PIGS (9) $75.00-$130.00 BOAR $72.50 KUNE KUNE (5) $10.00 HORSE (1) $1,200.00 DONKEYS CATTLE (2) AMERICAN BRITISH WHITE PARK COW/CALF PAIR $1,750.00 FEEDERS SHEEP (10) FAMILY UNIT (0) $ EWES $92.50-$140.00 RAMS $190.00 WETHERS $130.00-$230.00 GOATS (50) BOTTLE KIDS $30.00-$55.00 DOES W KIDS $320.00-$340.00 NANNYS $100.00- $195.00 BILLYS $45.00-$180.00 WETHERS $60.00-$285.00

MARKET REPORTS

AUCTION RESULTS FOR JUNE 22, 2024 HAY (292) 1ST $0.25-$5.75 2ND 3RD STRAW (0) RND CORNSTALKS (0) RND BALES (187) $2.50-$52.50 TEXAS SQUARES (0) RND STRAW (0) BALEAGE (0) $ CLOVER STUBBLE (0) EATING EGGS $1.50-$3.00 FERTILE CHICKEN EGGS $1.00-$5.00 EATING DUCK EGGS $ FERTILE DUCK EGGS $.50-$8.00 EATING QUAIL EGGS FERTILE QUAIL EGGS $1.00-$6.00 FERTILE GOOSE EGGS FERTILE GUINEA EGGS $2.00-$3.50 TURKEY EGGS FERTILE $6.00-$14.00 PHEASANT EGGS FERTILE $2.00-$5.50 PIGEON EGGS FERTILE CHUKAR EGGS PEAFOWL EGGS $7.00-$55.00 EMU EGGS EMU CHICKS (0) GERBIL (1) $5.00 DOVES (18) $1.00-$8.00 MICE (2) $1.00 SNAKE (1) $40.00 CHICHILLA (1) $55.00 KUNE KUNE PIGLET $88.00 GUINEA PIGS (35) $1.00-$3.00 RABBIT FAMILY () $ RABBITS (50) $0.25-$41.00 (CAL DOE, AMERICAN CHINCHILLA DOE) CHICKEN FAMILYS (5) $16.00-$28.00 CHICKENS (384) $.25-$13.00 CHICKS (447) $0.25-$10.50 (POLISH CHICKS) PIGEONS -8- $12.50-$16.00 QUAIL (4) $8.00 QUAIL CHICKS (140) $0.75-$3.00 GUINEAS -8- $5.00-$11.00 GUINEA KEETS (24) $1.00-$5.50 DUCKS (91) $1.00-$110.00 (TRIO PASTEL CALL DUCKS) DUCK FAMLY DUCKLINGS (37) $.50-$12.00 (SNOWY CALL DUCKLINGS) PHEASANTS (67) $6.00-$29.00 (RINGNECK) PHEASANT FAMILY (0) PHEASANT CHICKS (66) $1.50-$3.00 CHUCKARS (22) $2.75-$5.00 GEESE (20) $6.00-$12.00 GOSLINGS -8-$5.00 TURKEY (11) $11.00-$12.00 TURKEY CHICKS (5) $3.50-$5.50 PEAFOWL () $ PEAHEN () PEACOCK () $ PEACHICKS (2) $40.00 FEEDER PIGS (1) $22.50 HORSE (0) DONKEYS CATTLE (12) MINI DEXTER BULL $330.00 (NO SALE) DEXTER BULL $400.00 (NO SALE) FEEDERS $300.00-$490.00 SHEEP (7) FAMILY UNIT (0) $ EWES $50.00-$65.00 RAMS $45.00 WETHERS $25.00-$35.00 GOATS (39) BOTTLE KIDS $90.00-$155.00 DOES W KIDS NANNYS $45.00- $220.00 BILLYS $30.00-$190.00 WETHERS $45.00-$80.00


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