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This was a well attended auction with bidders from 5 different states. The sheep sold to buyers from Warsaw, Il., Milton, Ia. Keosauqua, Ia. Bloomfield, Ia. Northwood, Ia. Clark, Mo. Memphis, Mo. Hillpoint, Wi.
          We sold 93 head of sheep averaging $493.00/head.
  • 20 head yearling ewe lambs averaged- $333.00 /head 
  • 26 head 2&3 yr. old ewes averaged - $494.00 /head
  • 30 head 4&5 yr. old ewes averaged: $584.00 /head
  • 12 head 6&SS yr. old ewes averaged: $478.00 /head
  • 5 head yearling & 2 yr. old rams averaged: $625.00 /head
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Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m.

Auction Location:  From Redding Ia. Go East on 310th Street 11/2 mile to farm.
Or From Mt. Ayer Ia. Take 169 South to 160th Street, then South to auction site.


87 head Katahdin ewes bred to Katahdin Rams. They will be from yearlings to 6 yr. olds due to start lambing April 21. They will be sorted and sold in small uniformed lots according to size and age. Also (1) 2 yr. old Katahdin Ram - (4) 1 yr. old Katahdin Rams. All sheep will be Scrapie tagged and ready to go. The Hochstetlers started raising Katahdin sheep in 2004 and have always tried to keep back replacements based on good genetic traits. All sheep are home raised. Folks, if you are looking to get into the hair sheep business or looking to expand your existing flock, do not miss this opportunity to buy good quality home-raised sheep.  Also selling an 18 month old Jersey/Angus cross open heifer.

Farm Machinery - Spring Wagon - Etc. 
2 seated spring wagon (good condition)
New road cart - JD No. 4 hay mower (rebuilt)
JD No. 4 hay mower w/ dolly wheel
JD 14T small square baler w/ motor mount
Kewanee 40’ elevator w/ drag & spouts (good)
2 section spike tooth harrow - Delta 6” jointer 
Pioneer 6’ grader blade - JD running gear on steel
Portable air compressor - Water transfer pump
Old Bachtold weed mower chassis
Belt drive pulley 6” dia. 8” wide fits 1 1/4” shaft
150 gal. fuel barrel w/ stand - Arkfeld 500 lb. scales

Portable Buildings - Etc. 
(2) 10’x 20’ portable open sided buildings (good)
(2) 5’x 7’ metal Porta-Huts 
5’x 5’ elevated hunting hut on skids
Lots of wire panels & gates
Assortment of posts (wood & steel)
(3) sections 5’x 7’ wire mesh flooring
Several I beams (2) 31/2”x 7”x 12’ 
(1) 31/4”x 6”x14’ - (1) 4”x 8”x 15’


Hay - Livestock Equipment & Harness 
(19) big round bales 1st. cutting grass hay (no rain)
(13) big round bales 1st. cutting Alfalfa/grass (no rain)
Approx. 150 small square bales 2nd. cutting grass hay
Approx. 50 small sq. bales straw - loading chute (rebuilt) 
(2) round bale feeders for sheep - several feed troughs
(4) sheep feeders hay/grain combo. (Premier style)
Set draft harness complete - several collars
(10) sheets of 3/4” plywood


Household & Hunting 
(2) Kerosene space heaters - dressers
Sewing machine head - nutcracker (good)
Quilt stands & frame 
Several other household item
T.C. 54 cal. muzzle loader SS barrel
Ruger .177 pellet gun
PSE compound bow w/ arrows


Auctioneers Note: As the Hochstetlers have sold their farm and are moving out of state, we will sell the above items at public auction. As there will be some neighboring consignments, we anticipate more than the bill reflects. However we do not expect an overly large auction and we encourage you to be on time. We will start on hayracks and misc. and sell all of the items then finish up the auction with sheep. Make plans to attend!! Thanks, Randy

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