Schechinger Feedlot - Avoca Iowa

Schechinger Feedlot - Avoca Iowa


Property Types
  • Home with Acreage
  • Farm
  • Agriculture Business
Property Features
  • Feedlot
  • Electricity
  • Barn
  • Corrals
  • Rural Water
  • Hwy/County Rd Frontage


Schechinger Feedlot, Avoca Iowa

Ironwood Road, Avoca Iowa

999 Head Facility

Schechinger Feedlot Details

The Schechinger feed yard is offered for sale! Yard is exceptionally well equipped, and is available for purchase. Feedlot is 39.69 taxable acres.

Brief Legal Description: Parcel A SENE Section 13 Shelby Township, and Parcel A SWNW, Parcel B SWNW, Parcel A SENW and Parcel B SENW, all in Section 18 Fairview Township, Shelby County, Iowa.

East Side of Road Facilities Include:


3 bedroom home includes Master Bedroom and Bath, another full bath, and full finished basement. 2479 total f.s.f. Updated kitchen with Corian Countertops. Newer carpet. Basement features 3 additional finished rooms. 2 car attached garage. Home is serviced by 1000 propane tank and will stay with the property.

Processing Facility

o Capacity for 300 Head Holding Pen with attached processing barn.

o 1 Potload of Cattle under roof

o Working area all concrete with Load in/Load out facilities

o Silencer Hydraulic Cattle Chute in very good condition.

o Separate Hospital pen is located adjacent to working area with open fence line bunks.

Yard Babbitt 1

o 200 Head with separate barn, 200 Bunk space with 30 apron, plus feeding alley.

Yard Babbitt 2-A

o 200 head with 13 12 Fenceline Bunks.

o 50 Concrete Apron

o Partitioned for starting and sorting.

o Adjustable Height Cable.

Yard Babbitt 2-B

o 200 head with 12 12 Bunks

o 50 Concrete Apron

NOTE: Yards Babbitt 2 A & B may be used separate or combined. Extra apron and extra fencing is ideal for starting cattle in inclement weather. 2 A & B have the aprons fenced, allowing for penning of new cattle under roof, and is also handy for sorting fat cattle.

Yard Babbitt 3

o 200 Head with 31 8 Bunks

o 30 Concrete Apron under roof

Yard Babbitt 4

o 200 Head with 31 8 Bunks

o 30 Concrete Apron under roof

NOTE: Yards 2, 3 and 4 are under one continuous building. These yards offer excellent winter protection and offer fantastic air circulation during hot weather. All yards are equipped with Blue River Concrete Waterers. Feedlot has excellent windbreak protection from the Northwest.

This feedlot features large, dry manure storage area with NRCS designed containment area. Cement confinement aprons are 6 thick, with rebar. 14 manure holding gate. Manure storage area is approximately 10 years old.

Commodities Building

o Poured walls with 2, 25x25 covered bays. Used for DDG

Bunker Silos

o Approximately 60 wide x 450 deep. 2nd Bunker 50 deep x 48 wide, will hold approximately 35,000bu of High Moisture Corn.

Covered Cracked Corn Storage Area

o 22x16 with concrete poured walls.

o This bay is serviced by a Chief Bin 31 Diameter x 10 Rings approximately 24,000bu that is approximately 7-8 years old.

o Renn Roller mill is directly augered from Chief Bin into 22x16 cracked corn covered bay with 10 h.p. motor.

Liquid Protein Storage

o 2 above ground tanks with approximately 6000 gallons storage.

o Underground storage tank 12x12x24. This will hold 3 loads of syrup or liquid protein with 10 h.p. custom made discharge pump.

Bulk Bin

o 20 ton bulk bin for pellet protein storage.

Additional information:

Feedlot is serviced by 1000 deep well, with 3 pressure tanks. Well furnishes ample supply of water. In the event of any well problems or disruptions, feedlot can be immediately switched to rural water.

Other older home on property is in need of repair, and has not been inhabited for some time.

West Side of Road

Grain Storage - Dry

o 12,000bu grain bin

o 10,000bu grain bin

o 7000bu grain bin

1 Harvester Storage with 12000bu for dry corn storage.

o NOTE 3 Harvester Storage on Premises, 2 not currently in use.

o 2 Goliath Unload Auger, 1 Karn unloading auger.

Machinery Storage

o Open front machine shed, 46 x 88

o Attached shop area. Approximately 60 wide x 40 deep with 50 concrete apron. Shop area includes office, bath and separate septic.

o Shop serviced by 500ga. Propane tank.

o 200 amp service, insulated, and signed up with Switch Makes Sense.

Fuel Storage

o 4000 gal. Diesel barrel with pump.

Separate Storage building for Tractor, Feed Wagon and Payloader

West side of road has 3 phase service, and well is also services by 3 phase. There is not 3 phase service to the feed center. Fiber optic cable at road.

Yard has had present manager for several years and possibility of manager continuing for new buyer.

Taxes: $9172.00 for 2022