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Mid Ohio Alternative Animal and Bird Sale

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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 18 – Wednesday – 12:00 Noon to 8:00 PM for Only Birds selling Thursday.

Unloading for all other animals begins Thursday – September 19 @ 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Selling Order:

September 19 – Thursday – Main Ring: 10:00 AM – Peafowl, waterfowl, pheasants, misc. will begin selling.

NEW:  Beachy Arena – 6:00 PM – All Quail will sell in 2nd ring.


September 20 – 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

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.) 2 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.


September 21 – Saturday – 8:00 AMMain Ring:  Exotic cattle, Buffalo, Camels, Zebras, African stock, Elk and Deer.

9:00 AMRing 2 – Potbelly pigs

11:00 AMRing 2 – Llamas & Alpacas, Emu, Rheas & Ostriches followed by Miniature Horses & Donkeys – ring 2

Dean Beachy Arena9:00 AM

9:00 AM – Taxidermy, New Tack, misc indoor items


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 19
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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