TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE
Terms: Cash, cashier's check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Amex credit cards (subject to 4% surcharge), business or personal check with a bank letter of guarantee at the time of the sale unless satisfactory credit arrangements have been made prior to the sale. Goats paid for by check will come with a copy of the ABGA papers and once the check clears our bank the original papers will be sent to the buyer. All credit card charges will have a 4% fee added. The right of the property shall not pass until after settlement is made. All settlements must be made with the clerks of the sale before any goats will be released.
Certificates of Registry: Registration papers will be furnished to the buyer for each animal after settlement has been made. A copy of registration is provided for goats paid for by check. All fees associated therewith are the responsibility of Buyer. Health Certificates will be provided by each seller to the buyer for transportation.
Bucks: Should any buck seven (7) months of age or over, fail to prove a breeder after being used on does known to be breeders, the matter shall be reported to the Seller within five (5) months following date of purchase. Seller will then have the right and privilege of ninety (90) days to prove the buck a breeder. No guarantee is given that semen collected from the buck will freeze.
Does: Does are guaranteed to be breeders. In the event a female is claimed to be a non-breeder, after being bred regularly to a buck known to be a breeder and after being treated by a licensed veterinarian the matter must be reported in writing to the seller within five (5) months of sale date. Seller shall have six (6) additional months in which to prove any such females a breeder and may use any registered buck of the breed available to him. Any female returned will be at the purchaser's risk. No guarantee is given that a pregnant female will deliver live kids or that she will carry kids full term nor the kids carried will not be mummified. Seller is not responsible for damage caused by foreign bodies after the female has been sold, or for sickness not apparent at sale time.
Exception to Guarantee: In case where the animal is subject to any hormonal or surgical reproduction techniques after the sale, this guarantee is null and void.
Settlement: Transportation charges on animals returned to the Seller are for account of the purchaser. No incidental expenses such as feed, care, AI signing fees, interest, veterinary charges, etc., will be charged by either party when making settlement. If Seller is successful in proving the animal in question to be a breeder, then said animal will be reclaimed by the purchaser at his/her expense. Should the Seller fail to so prove the animal a breeder, then Buyer is guaranteed a satisfactory replacement, F.O.B. Ranch or location or origin or a refund of the actual purchase price paid F.O.B. selling point. In no event shall Seller be responsible for more than the purchase price.
Accidents: Although every precaution will be taken to protect the safety and comfort of Buyers, neither the Sales Management, Auctioneer, or Seller assumes any responsibility in this matter and disclaims any liability legal or otherwise in the event of accident or loss of property.
Sale Conducted by Auctioneer: The auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and in all cases of dispute the auctioneer’s decision shall be final. The auctioneer reserves the right to accept bids on behalf of an absentee bidder, online bidder, phone bidder, the seller, or himself. This catalog is believed to be accurate as of the date of printing. Additions, substitutions, and deletions may be posted to any future edition of this catalog. Any future editions of this catalog will take precedence over this edition. Announcements from the auctioneer and announcer on sale day will take precedence over the printed material in the most current catalog.
Rights and Obligations: The above terms and conditions of the sale shall constitute a contract between the Buyer and Seller and be equally binding to both. Resale of animals following purchase in this sale shall constitute a separate transaction and the rights and obligations of the two parties connected thereto are not covered by the terms and conditions of this sale.
NO GOATS WILL BE LOADED UNTIL THE SALE IS FINAL and a check out receipt is provided.