We receive cattle from 12:00n to 8:00pm on Monday afternoons for Tuesday's Cattle Auction and from 7:00am to sale start on Tuesday mornings. Cattle that are to be pregnancy checked or grouped must be received by 10:30am. The Cattle Auction begins at 11:00am on Tuesdays.
The Small Animal Auction is every-other Friday at 6:30pm- We receive goats/sheep/small animals/poultry/etc. on sale Fridays beginning at 1:00pm until 6:30pm. The Small Animal Auction schedule can be found here.
The barn is closed for the entire week of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Additionally, the we are closed the Monday and Tuesday of 4th of July Week. Please check our homepage, Facebook, or call (704-419-2555) for additional short-term closing information in the case of inclement weather or other events.
To buy or sell livestock with us you must be registered in our software system. To register, please come by our office and we will put in your name, phone number, and address to generate a permanent buyer/seller number for you. Once this number is generated it will be yours indefinitely- if you forget this number at anytime, simply stop by the office and we can pull it up for you.
Yes, we have a fantastic home-cooking restaurant with screens to watch the auction while you eat! The Sale Barn Cafe' is open every Tuesday for breakfast and lunch during the Cattle Auction and every-other Friday for supper during the Small Animal Auction.
Yes, at CCALE we try to meet all our customer needs. If you need assistance hauling or catching livestock for the sale, we offer hauling services at $3.00 per loaded mile or $50.00 minimum. We also offer livestock working services (vaccinations, tagging, etc) for producers. Please call the office at 704-419-2555 to arrange hauling or livestock working services.
Yes- we keep an assortment of hay in stock, including: Fescue Round Bales, Small Fescue Square Bales, Small Straw Bales, and 3'x3'x8' Timothy/Orchardgrass bales. Please call our office at 704-419-2555 for pricing and availability.
Additionally, we are a distributor for Eagle Roller Mill/Bartlett Milling Co and have mineral bags/tubs in stock for cattle and sheep/goats. We may also serve as a pickup location for orders placed through Eagle Roller Mill. Please call the barn (704-419-2555), Malarie Robins (336-681-5146), or Clinton Crocker (704-740-6038) for details and arrangements.
At this time, we are Cash or Check only- we DO NOT accept Debit or Credit transactions. If you are planning to purchase for the first time with a personal check, we do ask that you provide a letter from your bank stating proof of sufficient funds.
If you are interested in a flock or herd dispersal, please call the barn at 704-419-2555 or Dr. Steven Matthews at 828-308-8512. We are more than happy to work with you to market and promote your livestock to help you achieve a valuable return.
If you are looking to market preconditioned feeder cattle, please check our Specialty Sale page to see details and dates for upcoming and previous sales. Additionally, if you are interested in marketing full loads of feeder cattle please call the office at 704-419-2555 or 828-308-8512 to speak with Dr. Steven Matthews.
If you have unique livestock (alpaca's, llama's, emu's, etc) please call us at 704-419-2555, message on Facebook, or email email@example.com. We love to post photos and details on unique livestock to make sure a large realm of potential buyers are reached to help get the most value for your livestock!