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Mid Ohio Alternative Animal and Bird Sale

September 15 @ 8:00 am

The Mid Ohio Alternative Animal and Bird Sale is held 3 times a year. Animals range anywhere from domestic to exotic with over 200 different species being offered for sale. The auction is governed by USDA officials and all animals and birds must meet requirements in compliance with the Ohio Wildlife Laws and the Dept of Animal Industry of Ohio. All out of state animals must have an entry permit and Health Certificates. This information can be obtained from your local veterinarian or the Dept of Animal Industry in Ohio 614-728-6220. Auctioneers: David Miller, Jr Miller, Joseph Miller, Nelson Weaver, Elmer Yoder, Arlen Yoder, Atlee Shetler, Aden Yoder, Myron Miller, Orus Mast, Daniel Schrock, Leon Coblentz and Pat Kaufman. For a flyer to this auction call the Auction office @330-674-6188 or see below to download flyer if available.


Unloading available September 13 – Wednesday – 12:00 Noon to 8:00 PM for Only Birds selling Thursday.

Unloading for all other animals begins Thursday – September 14 @ 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Selling Order:

September 14 – Thursday – 11:00 AM  – Peafowl, waterfowl, pheasants, quail, misc. will begin selling.


September 15 – FridayMain Ring:  8:00 AM – Chinchillas, Ferrets, Doves.

9:00 AM – House birds, warm room, pet shop animals, unrestricted primates, as well as other exotics.  Note:  Warm room goats, pigs sell at end of warm room session.

Ring 4:  8:30 AM – If any – remaining Peafowl, waterfowl and Pheasants in separate ring

Ring 3:  9:00 AM – Domestic caged animals (pigeons, rabbits, chickens, ducks, etc.) 3 locations all day

Ring 2:  9:30 AM –Sheep & Goats followed by Russian Hogs

Outside:  10:00 AM – Empty Cages, stands, fencing, misc.

Ring 4Dean Beachy Arena –   3:00 PM –Mice, rats, hamsters, degus, reptiles.

Main Ring:  5:00 PM – Porcupines, Capybaras, Fox etc. (will sell after warm room)

Main Ring:  6:00 PM- Kangaroos followed by Swans.  Selling in 5-6 rings all day.

Note:  Times for Porcupines and Swans may be earlier depending on amount of cages.

 Early Consignments:

  • 9 year old red head Amazon parrot male
  • Coming 4 year old pair of mute swans
  • 4 year old sun conure female. Very friendly, will set on your shoulder all day

Pair proven Sloths –  4-5 years old 

  • Two Toed Sloth 3 yr old Pair
  • African Bat Ear Fox 4 month old bottle raised Male. litter trained and used daily in educational presentations and Encounters
  • Prehensile tail Porcupine 2 yr old Pair
  • African Wildcat kittens 6 weeks old 2 males and 2 females
  • Asian small claw otter babies on bottle 4 weeks old 1 male and 1 female
  • Pencillata Marmoset babies on bottle 2 males 5 weeks old 1 female 4 weeks old (unrelated)
  • Lybian Striped Weasle -female
  • Patagonian Cavy 2.2 young adults
  • Egyptian Fruit Bat babies a pair and a trio
  • 1,500 Head Sheep/Goats
  • 2 yr Red Kangaroo Female
  • 1 1/2 yr Red Kangaroo Female
  • 1 yr Red Kangaroo Female
  • 9 month Red Kangaroo Male
  • 3 yr Male Wallaby & 2 yr Female
  • 60 Head Swans

Please note, times may change day of sale.  Please check with office for changes.


Admission – $5.00 per day

Flyer available below:

2023 September Alternative Animal Auction



September 15
8:00 am
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