Auction / Estray Listings



Effective March 1st, 2010, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office will be posting Notices of Estray Livestock on this website.

Pursuant to Chapter 4, Title 121, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, lawfully impounded livestock will be sold at public auction on the date and time posted on this page of the Official Ellis County website. If you have knowledge of someone who may be missing livestock, please check the Estray-Auction page of this website. If this could possibly be your animal, contact the Civil Division of the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office at 972-825-4967. No other Notice will be published.

Other personal or real property may be listed on this website for auction.        


Case Number:  24-02285

Date: February 22, 2024

On the 21st day of February A.D. 2024, I impounded the below-described estray:

Animal Type:   1 Pig                                                   Breed: Pot-Belly Cross

Color:  Black                                                                Size:  Approximately 30 pounds

Sex:     Female                                                             Age:  Approximately 3 months old.

Brand, Earmark, Identifying Characteristics:     White blaze on face.

Location of the Estray when impounded:  2372 Crisp Road Ennis, TX.

Reporting Party:  Alice Drospe

And, on the 22nd day of February A.D. 2024 I filed NOTICE OF ESTRAY with the Ellis County Clerk’s office of Ellis County, Texas.

Notice is hereby given that if the ownership of said Estray is not determined by the 10th   day of March A.D. 2024, said Estray will be sold at Public Auction/Sheriff’s sale at: Ellis County Livestock Pens, 133 Hoyt Road, Waxahachie, TX; Sale starting @ 10am on Monday March 11th, 2024.



BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority on the 22nd day of February A.D. 2024 personally appeared Deputy J. Cozby #404 in and for Ellis County, Texas who being duly sworn, deposes and says:

That on the 21st day of February A.D. 2024, I was notified of the above-described livestock running at large in Ellis County, Texas at the above-described location and pursuant to the stock laws of the State of Texas, Chapter 4, Title 121 Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, impounded said livestock, same being impounded at the above-described location.


Sheriff, Ellis County Texas

By: J.W. Cozby #404 / 972-825-4967

Deputy Sheriff, Ellis County

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