These terms are applicable to Yearling Bulls described within this Catalogue.
Cash, a satisfactory cheque or credit card (There will be a processing surcharge administered to all credit card payments). Payment shall be made to the clerk. Sale and release of the animals will be given only when satisfactory settlement has been made by the buyer.
CONDITIONS OF SALE
Should any bull, after reaching the age of 14 months, fail to prove a breeder after being used for a reasonable period of time on cows known to be breeding, the matter shall be reported in writing to the consignor who shall then have the privilege of a reasonable period of time in which to prove the bull a breeder before refunding the purchase price or making other settlement satisfactory to the buyer. In order to qualify as a breeder, a bull must be able to perform natural service.
Transportation of any animal(s) being returned to the consignor shall be paid by the shipper. The Sale Management acts as an agent only and under no circumstances will it accept financial responsibility between buyer and seller for any health, breeding or other problems that may arise following the Sale.
Every animal is pledged to absolute sale (unless withdrawn for just cause prior to being offered for sale), but the Sale Management shall have the right to set a floor price applicable to all animals offered for sale and to reject any bid which it considers irresponsible. The Consignor has the option to place a reserved bid published in the Catalogue, and that animal shall not be sold for less than that published price.
All animals eligible for registration or recordation are recorded or will be recorded in the Herd Book of the Breed Association. Transferred registry certificates will be forwarded to the purchaser of each purebred animal.
All animals are at the purchaser’s risk as soon as sold.
Any announcements from the auction stand will take precedence over any printed matter.
The Sale Management, the auctioneer, nor the owners of the cattle will in any way be responsible for the condition of the grounds or the behavior of the cattle being sold and disclaim any liability in the event of personal accident or property loss.
A 8.5% selling commission and a transfer cost will be charged to the seller and deducted from his payment.
Every attempt has been made to properly describe each lot. Neither the Management nor the compilers of pedigrees assume any responsibility for errors, which may occur in the Catalogue.
SALE MANAGED BY: MARITIME BEEF TESTING SOCIETY
THE ABOVE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL BE A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BUYER AND SELLER OF EACH LOT