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ADB Land & Cattle, Inc
Alan & Kristie Borgelt
551 T Rd - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-6872 – Phone
402-649-9591 – Mobile
402-529-6872 – Fax
eatbeef@gpcom.net

Capacity: 3,500
Sources: NE 25%, SD 25%, VA 25%, KS 25%
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, RC, corn silage, hay, WDG
Marketing: Dressed

Alan and Kristie's families have been in the cattle feeding business for a combined 200+ years. They are both the 5th generation of their respective families to be involved in production agriculture.


Bellar Feedlot, Inc.
Gary and Travis Bellar
118 - 18th St - PO Box 649 - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-3572 – Phone
402-529-3573 – Fax

Capacity: 30,000
Sources: SD 50%, ND 15%; NE 10%, MT 10%, other 15%
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: CGF, RC, silage, alfalfa
Marketing: Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, NHTC, Natural Program

Family owned and operated for 35 years.


Beller Corporation
Doug, Dennis, Duane Beller
43721 - 460th St Lindsay, NE 68644
Platte County
402-428-2485 – Phone
402-920-1291 – Mobile
402-428-2485 – Fax
dbeller@frontiernet.net

Capacity: 5,000
Sources: MT 25%, SD 25%, NE 50%
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership
Feedstuffs: Silage, alfalfa, ear corn, DDG, HMC, dry corn
Marketing: Grid/Formula
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, NHTC, Natural Program


Bruns Feedlot, LLC
Leon or Joel
11721 I Ave - Pender, NE 68047
Thurston County
402-385-3650 – Phone
402-922-0114 – Leon
402-922-0112 – Joel
402-385-3650 – Fax
brunsfdltlm@dishmail.net

Financing: Yes
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Dry corn, HMC, corn silage, alfalfa, corn stover, supplements

In 1996, Leon brought son Joel into the operations. Today known and operated as Bruns Feedlot, LLC. Leon and Joel are both members. Leon's wife Mary is office manager, and Joel's wife Connie is assistant office manager.


Cedar Hill Cattle, Inc.
Joe Sindelar
1497 Rd R - Howells, NE 68641
Colfax County
402-986-1371 – Phone
402-986-1072 – Fax

Capacity: 15,000
Financing: Yes
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Synergy, RC, stalks, alfalfa, CRP grass, ear corn, silage
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP
Commercial cattle feeding. Started in 1980.


Christensen Cattle Co, Inc.
Brett Zikmund
2967 Hwy 14 - Fullerton, NE 68638
Merrick County
308-536-2405 – Phone
308-940-0446 – Mobile
308-536-2562 – Fax
ccc@hamilton.net
www.christensencattleco.com

Capacity: 25,000
Sources: NE 60%, MT 10%, IA 10%, SD 10%, Other/South 10%
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, silage, DDGs, roughage, homing
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, NHTC

Christensen Cattle Co. is family owned and operated and was started by Carroll and Dean back in the late 40s and 50s. As they fed most of their own cattle and farmed, they added the Sandy Ridge feedlot in the 80s and began feeding for other people. There is now 2nd and 3rd generation family involved.


Circle E Farms Partnership
Brian Ebberson
56521 - 870th Rd - Belden, NE 68717
Cedar County
402-985-2336 – Phone
402-985-2349 – Fax
circlee@conpoint.com

Capacity: 6,500
Sources: NE, SD, ND, MN, MT
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: RC, high moisture corn, MWDs, silage


Coe Cattle Co.
Ed McClymont, Manager
PO Box 1141 - 3409 S 37th St - Norfolk, NE 68702-1141
Madison County
402-371-6430 – Phone
402-649-3630 – Mobile
402-371-6862 – Fax
coe@telebeep.com

Capacity: 9,500
Sources: NE 60%, KS 20%, KY/TN 20%
Financing: Yes, feed, cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: RC, modified WDG, wet gluten, corn silage, hay, corn stalks
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed

COE Cattle Company has been in continuous operation since 1971. The company has two cattle feeding operations, one at Norfolk, NE and one at Tilden, NE.


Diamond 6 Feeders, Inc.
Troy, Robert, Kent, or Tim
294 – 18th Rd West Point, NE 68788
Cuming County
402-372-5751 – Phone
402-380-0758 – Mobile
office@diamond6.com

Capacity: 10,000
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Rolled corn, WCGF, WDG, protein, alfalfa hay, stover
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed

Purchased a nice family owned feedlot operation in August 2004. Partners – employees are lifetime farmers and livestock producers with a combined experience of over 100 years. The existing feedlot – 3,000 head capacity has been expanded to a 10,000 head commercial lot with newly poured bunks and approaches, water tanks, lagoon, holding ponds to meet all regulations.


Eisenmenger Farms
Joe or John Eisenmenger
26708 - 385th St - Humphrey, NE 68642
Platte County
402- 923-0401 – Phone
402-920-0665 – Mobile
402-923-0404 – Fax
joeisen@megavision.com

Capacity: 7,500
Sources: NE 30%, MT 30%, KS 25%, MO 15%
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feestuffs: Rolled wet and dry corn, corn stover, hay, modified distiller, gluten
Marketing: Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP

Family owned and run feedyard. Consulting nutritionist is the top of the industry. Consulting vet is very progressive. Yard is well maintained and pens are all well drained. Yard is located in close proximity of five ethanol plants and three major and two regional packers. The owners have run the yard for over 25 years. We offer corn and by-product contracting. Because of our location, our cost of gain is very reasonable compared to other feedyards.


Feller & Co.
Tom Feller
PO Box 784 - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-6007 – Phone
402-640-2481 – Mobile
402-529-6117 – Fax
tom@fellercattleco.com
http://fellercattleco.com/

Capacity: 20,000
Sources: 70% western/northern, 30% southeast
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Cracked corn, DDG, Alfalfa, syrup
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA

The Feller family has been in the cattle business since 1910. Good drainage, sand pens, bin storage for corn purchases, no site risk management, friendly, five packers within 100 miles.


Folken Feed Yards, Ltd
Chuck or Justin Folken
379 Rd R - Leigh, NE 68643
Colfax County
402-487-2439 or 402-487-2271 – Phone
402-276-0501 – Mobile
402-487-2468 – Fax
ffy@starband.net

Capacity: 10,000
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Corn, synergy, hay, silage
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age Data, QSA

Family owned and operated. Started in 1967 commercially. Specialize in weaning calves and finishing them.


Fore-Quarters, LLC

55933 - 840th Rd - Norfolk, NE 68701
Stanton County
402-371-8860 – Phone
402-649-0998 – Mobile

Capacity: 10,000
Sources: NE 80%, SD 10%, IA 10%
Financing: Yes, feed, cattle
Feeding Option: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Flaked corn, silage, Synergy
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA

Well maintained older yard. Located within 120 miles of major packing plants.


Frahm Farms Inc
Ward Frahm
53407 863 Rd - Plainview, NE 68769
Pierce County
402-582-4891 – Phone
402-841-0176 – Mobile
402-582-4895 – Fax
frahmfarmsinc@yahoo.com

Capacity: 5,000
Sources: NE 25%, WY 25%, MT 25%, SD 25%
Financing: Yes, feed, cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase Cattle, Partnership, Retain Ownership
Feedstuffs: High moisture ear corn, distiller's grains, soyoil bi-products, corn stalks
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: QSA

40 years backgrounding and finishing cattle. 2400 head deep pit confinement. 2600 head open lots.


Fred Kluck Feed Yards
Brian Kluck
328 Rd F - Richland, NE 68601
Colfax County
402-910-8516 - Mobile
bjkluck@megavision.com

Capacity: 2,200
Sources: NE
Feeding Options: Purchase Cattle, Partnership, Retain Ownership
Feedstuffs: RC, silage, hay, DDGs
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed

Since 1921, mostly confinement, near ADM Columbus


Gary Bader and Sons Feedyard

Gary G. Bader
108 R Rd - Palmer, NE 68864
Merrick County
308-894-5222 – Phone
308-750-0203 – Mobile
308-894-8295 – Fax
baderk@frontier.net

Capacity: 18,500
Sources: NE 50%, OK 25%, MO 25%
Financing: Yes
Feeding Options: Partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: WDG, HMC, RC, alfalfa, bean stubble
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed

Gary Bader and Sons' Feedyard is a family owned operation. We have been in operation for 50+ years. We have big pens, plenty of water and good protection.


Harry Knobbe Feed Yards

Scott Knobbe, Manager
595 - 15th Rd - West Point, NE 68788
Cuming County
402-372-5464 – Phone
402-380-0413 – Mobile
402-372-3946 – Fax

Capacity: 5,000
Sources: Many states
Financing: Yes
Feedstuffs: CGF, WDG, earlage, liquid protein, dry hay
Marketing: Grid/Formula, Dressed

Third generation in cattle feeding business.


Heine Farms Feedyard, LLC
Ron or Steve Heine
55969 897th Rd - Fordyce, NE 68736
Cedar County
402-357-3392 – Phone
605-661-5971 or 605-661-9700 – Mobile
402-357-3369 – Fax
hf@gpcom.net

Capacity: 13,000
Sources: NE 25%, SD 40%, KS 15%, VA 10%, KY 10%
Financing: Yes, feed, cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, dry corn (all corn is rolled), corn cilage, corn stalks, wheat straw, alfalfa, MDGs, synergy
Marketing: Live/Cash, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, Natural Program

Been in operation over 100 years


Herb Albers Feedlots, Inc.
Jeff Albers
2408 - 6th Rd - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-6626 – Phone
todd@albersfeedlot.com

Capacity: 12,500
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: RC, flaked corn, distiller's
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP

4th generation cattle feeders in business for over 80 years.


J & S Feedlots, Inc.
Steve or Joan Ruskamp
1747 Rd W - Dodge, NE 68633
Colfax County
402-693-2347 – Phone
402-380-0985 – Mobile
402-693-2336 – Fax
steveruskamp@gmail.com

Capacity: 4,000
Sources: KY & TN 50%, MN, IA, & MO 50%
Feedstuffs: RC, MWDGs, corn silage

32 years in operation, privately owned feedyard.


Kennedy Feedlot
John Kennedy, Jr.
2757 - 140th Ave - Primrose, NE 68655
Boone County
308-396-1505 – Phone
402-920-2828 – Mobile
308-396-1505 - Fax

Capacity: 1,200
Sources: NE 70%, ND 20%, WY 10%
Feeding Options: Purchase Cattle, Partnership, Retain Ownership
Feedstuffs: WDGs, RC, alfalfa hay, silage, corn stalks, straw
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP

Feedyard has been in family since 1975. Started custom feeding 25 years ago. I wean calves, feed yearlings, and most cattle are fed to slaughter.


Kevin Stieren Feedlot

Kevin Stieren
1863 M Rd - West Point, NE 68788
Cuming County
402-380-8689 – Phone
402-372-5186 – Fax
kevstier@hotmail.com

Capacity: 1,200
Sources: NE, lots of other states
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, RC, silage, DDGs
Marketing: Live/Cash, Dressed

Thirty years family owned and operated.


Mason Grove Land & Cattle
Dean M. Wilken
54857 - 822 Rd - Bloomfield, NE 68718
Knox County
402-373-4523 – Phone
402-640-1820 – Mobile
402-373-4540 – Fax
masongrove@yahoo.com

Capacity: 3,000
Sources: 90% Northern Cattle, SD, MT, WY, KS, NE, MO
Financing: Yes, feed
Feedstuffs: HMC, dry RC, silage, mixed hay, MWDG
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, NHTC, Natural Program

General farming and feeding operation. Family owned and operated. Deal with high-quality cattle. Various premium programs. Been in business for 35 years.


Northeast NE Feeders
Doug Korth
86880 - 560th Ave - Randolph, NE 68771
Cedar County
402-360-0390 – Phone
402-337-0095 – Fax

Capacity: 7,000
Financing: Yes
Feedstuffs: HMC, dry corn, corn silage, hay, distillers, gluten
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, NHTC, Natural Program


Ott Livestock, LLC
Steve and Adam Ott
731 Hwy 275 - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-6046– Phone
402-750-1823; 402-750-3373 – Mobile
402-524-6046 – Fax
lott@gpc.com

Capacity: 3,000
Sources: SD 40%, NE 30%, KS 10%, KY 10%, CO 10%
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Hay, WDG, corn, CGF
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, NHTC

Family owned feedlot in operation 15 years.


Reigle Farms & Feedyards
Andy Reigle
55510 823 Rd - Madison, NE 69748
Madison County
402-454-2729 – Phone
402-454-9949 – Fax
reiglefarms@telebeep.com

Capacity: 14,000
Family owned and operated feeding/farming operation, not a custom feeding operation


Rhea Cattle Company
J.P. Rhea
5935 McCall Ln - Arlington, NE 68002
Washington County
402-478-4344 – Phone
402-720-9639 – Mobile
402-478-4313 – Fax
jp@rheacattle.com
www.rheacattle.com

Capacity: 7,000
Sources: Southeast 50%, North 50%
Financing: Yes
Feeding Option: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, distillers grains, alfalfa, corn stalks
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, Certified Hereford Beef

Feeding cattle since the 1950's. Diversified operation includes grain farming and alfalfa trading and processing. Specilize in starting high risk calves.


RKR Feedlot, Inc.
Roy Ritter
1174 I Rd - West Point, NE 68788
Cuming County
402-372-5320 – Phone
402-380-2881 – Mobile
402-372-1986 – Fax
rritter@skywave.net

Capacity: 5,000
Sources: Western US 90%, Eastern US 10%
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Corn, silage, ground earcorn, grass and alfalfa hay, DDGs
Marketing: Live/Cash, Dressed

Family owned and operated feeding and farming operation that has been in operation for over 50 years. 5000 head capacity.


Ruskamp Feedyards, Inc.
Gary Ruskamp, Owner
162 - 8th Rd - Dodge, NE 68633
Cuming County
402-693-4169 – Phone
402-380-1691 – Mobile
garyruskamp@gpcom.net
www.ruskampfeedyardsnebraska.com

Capacity: 8,000
Sources: NE 50%, SD 25%, SE US 25%
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, DDGs, RC, hay, dry supplement
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, Natural Program

Company was started in 1980 by Gary Ruskamp with son Doug coming on a few years later. Feedyard is located 2 miles north of Dodge, NE on blacktop road. Yard consists of 40 to 200 head pens which are open for summer heat and protected with cornstalk bales in winter. All pens have mounds for drainage. Excellent crew plus consultant and vet on call 24/7. Processing done inside building with scale on chute. Bedding used in pens in adverse weather. Trucks available to haul cattle and feedstuffs. Modern feed mill and feeding equipment.


Samson, Inc.
Scott Mueller
2204 - 14th St - Columbus, NE 68601
Platte County
402-606-4096 – Phone
402-276-2084 – Mobile
402-606-4161 – Fax
scott@samson-inc.com
www.samson-inc.com

Capacity: 2,500
Sources: SD 65%, NE 35%
Financing: Yes, feed, cattle
Feeding Options: Purchased cattle, partnership, retained ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, RC, gluten, stover, WDG, alfalfa, hay
Marketing: Live/Cash, Dressed
Value Added: Age and Source, PVP, NHTC, Natural


Schantz Cattle
Tom Schantz
460 M Rd - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-2259 – Phone
402-380-2130 – Mobile
402-529-2260 – Fax
schantzcattle@gpcom.net

Capacity: 5,500
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, RC, distillers, gluten, alfalfa, cornstalks
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA

12 years. Family owned and operated.


SS & S Feeders LLC
Scott Schmid
127 Rd I - Columbus, NE 68601
Colfax County
402-564-7178 – Phone
402-910-6896 – Mobile
402-564-7178 – Fax
sschmid@frontiernet.com

Capacity: 3,000
Sources: KS 50%, NE 50%
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: RC, HMC, liquid supplements, silage, hay, stover, DDG
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed

Family run operation for 25 years. One major packing plant 10 miles away. Several others in a 100 mile radius. Consulting nutritionist on hand.


TJ Livestock, Inc.
Terry Lutjens
23389 - 355th St - Platte Center, NE 68653
Platte County
402-246-2037 – Phone
TJstock@megavision.com

Capacity: 2,800
Sources: NE 60%, IA 40%
Feeding Options: Partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: WDG, CGF, steep water, RC, hay, silage, corn stover
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: PVP

Family owned operation for 30+ years.


Urwiler Feeders, Inc.
Carter Urwiler
622 Hwy 51 - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-6752 – Phone
402-380-4941 – Mobile
402-529-6756 – Fax

Capacity: 4,500
Sources: IA 35%, NE 25%, SD 25%, KY 15%
Financing: Yes, feed, cattle
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, dry corn, MWDG, silage, alfalfa, gluten, corn stalks
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: QSA, Certified Hereford Beef, Certified Angus Beef

Twenty-six years in feedlot management. 13 years in operation, 31 years of feedlot management experience. I've fed cattle in a feedlot operation since 1982. I have a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Ag Econ. Urwiler Feeders, INC was established in 2000 after I spent my previous years managing a larger feedlot. I wanted to keep a smaller feedlot of my own, for a more personal touch with my customers and their cattle.


Vollmer Feedyard, LLC
Alan and Kristie Borgelt
808 – 3rd Rd - Howells, NE 68641
Cuming County
402-529-6872 - Phone
402-649-9591 – Mobile
402-529-6872 - Fax
eatbeef@gpcom.net

Capacity: 4,000
Soruces: NE 25%, SD 25%, VA 25%, KS 25%
Financing: Yes, feed, cattle
Feeding Option: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, RC, corn silage, earlage, hay, WDG
Marketing: Dressed

Alan and Kristie's families have been in the cattle feeding business for a combined 200+ years. They are both the 5th generation of their respective famiies to be involved in production agriculture.


Warren Wortman & Sons
Brian Wortman
86930 - 532nd Ave - Creighton, NE 68729
Antelope County
402-360-2346 – Phone
Capacity: 2,150
Sources: NE 95%, 5% SD
Feeding Options: Purchase Cattle, Retain Ownership
Feedstuffs: HMC, RC, silage, DDGs, earcorn silage
Marketing: Dressed
We have been feeding cattle for 45 years


Weborg Feeding Co, LLC
Tyler Weborg
1737 V Rd - Pender, NE 68047
Cuming County
402-385-3441 – Phone
402-385-2441 – Fax
webcat@weborgfeeding.com

Capacity: 25,000
Sources: NE 25%, KS 25%, MT 15%, SD 10%, IA 10%, VA %5, AL 5%, Canada 5%
Financing: Yes
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership, retain ownership
Feedstuffs: Flaked corn, silage, earlage, alfalfa, MDGs
Marketing: Live/Cash, Grid/Formula, Dressed
Value Added: Source and Age, QSA, PVP, NHTC, Natural Program

Family owned and operated. 40+ years cattle feeding and farming


Weitzenkamp Farms, Inc.
Jim Weitzenkamp
206 Cnty Rd 20 - Hooper, NE 68031
Dodge County
402-567-2206 – Phone
402-720-0603 – Mobile
402-567-2353 – Fax
weitzfarms@omni-tech.net

Capacity: 9.000
Sources: MT, SD, OK, KS, MO, VA, WY
Financing: Yes
Feeding Options: Purchase cattle, partnership
Feedstuffs: HMC, distillers, hay, corn stalks
Marketing: Live/Cash, Dressed
Value Added: QSA

Family farm and feedlot since 1940's. 9,000 head permit. High Moisture corn - home raised, Half million bushels yearly. Three brothers and four sons in the operation. Custom feed, self-owned, share-ownership


Wisner Feedlots, Inc.
Ron Kvols or Gene Ott
PO Box 775 - Wisner, NE 68791
Cuming County
402-529-6852 – Phone
rkvols@gpcom.net

Capacity: 8,500
Sources: Several states
Financing: Yes, Feed, Cattle
Feeding Options: Partnership
Feedstuffs: RC, WDG, CGF, hay, HMC
Marketing: Live/Cash

Cattle feeding for 30 years.