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V8 Ranch - Spring Born Heifer Sale
First Lot Opens: 10/22/18 12:00 AM (CDT)
Last Lot Closes: 10/23/18 6:46 PM (CDT)
All lots will close at the same time. Bidding will be extended if a bid is placed on any lot near the closing time. The extension time can be found on the lot details page.
Selling the top cut of heifers from our spring 2018 calf crop in an online auction. Bidders in this sale will also be added to the "VIP Bidders Group" and have the opportunity to pre-select heifers from our private treaty group on the evening of October 26th at the ranch.
Seller Contact InformationBrandon Cutrer or Jim Williams
1730 N Richmond
Wharton, TX 77488
Terms and Conditions
This sale is governed by Texas law. These terms represent the full agreement between buyer and V8 Ranch. Updates posted at v8ranch.com or dvauction.com take precedence over catalog.
Payment & TRANSFER: Terms of the sale are cash, check, or bank wire due upon receipt, and before animals leave V8. Unpaid accounts are billed 18% APR beginning thirty (30) days following sale. Upon receipt of payment, V8 Ranch will transfer registration paper to the buyer. If full payment is not received within 14 (fourteen) days, then upon written or electronic notice to buyer, V8 Ranch shall retain ownership of animal with full property rights, including the ability to sell the animal to another buyer.
INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS: International bidders wishing to be approved for the sale must submit a deposit of $5,000 USD in order to be approved for the sale. A 50% deposit of the final sale price must be received by V8 Ranch by 4:00 p.m. CST on October 26th to confirm the sale and enter quarantine. If this deposit is not received, V8 Ranch reserves the right to offer the animal to the next highest bidder. The final balance is due before the animal is exported. There are no breeding guarantees offered on internationally-exported cattle.
FEEDING TERMS: Bulls will be provided free care until December 15, 2018, after which feed is billed at $5/head/day in the bull development facility. V8 employs some of the best stockmen in the business and spares no expenses in the professional way we care for your cattle. These charges are not designed for us to make money, but to cover our costs. Any veterinary expense will be the owners obligation. All accounts will be billed monthly. Feed charges must be paid in full when the cattle are picked up. Heifers will be provided free care in our heifer development program until December 1, 2018, after which feed is billed at $5/head/day. If desired, cattle may be sent to the show barn however feeding charges of $15/day begin immediately.
Liability & Insurance: Ownership of the animal transfers at the time of sale and buyer bears the risk of injury, disease or death which may occur. Insurance is available through Jensen Livestock Agency (785-374-4372).
Health: Cattle are eligible for a state approved health certificate for interstate shipment. Buyers should make themselves aware of health requirements for their respective states. Animals have been provided the utmost care, nutrition, and vaccinations under the guidance of our veterinarian. Animals are assumed sound and healthy at sale time.
Bull Guarantee: All bulls selling in the sale will be accompanied by a veterinary certification of health and will have passed a Breeding Soundness Exam prior to the sale. Although all bulls have passed a BSE, we know certain problems can arise. To help ensure your investment, V8 Ranch guarantees all bulls selling to be sound breeders for the first breeding season, which is defined as the 90-day-period following the first turnout of the bulls. This however, is not a lifetime insurance policy. This guarantee does not include injury or death. Breeding guarantee is voided if any of the following occur: injury, death, disease, natural disaster, gross negligence or misconduct, bulls not in suitable body condition score to breed, or bulls that have semen collected prior to having the opportunity to breed females naturally. Buyers must notify us of any breeding concerns by May 15, 2019. Should a breeding concern arise, buyer is responsible to return the animal to V8. V8 will have 6 months to prove the animal to be a breeder. Should the bull be a non-breeder, V8 has the option to select a suitable replacement if available, or issue a sale credit to be used in a future purchase at V8. No cash refunds are given. We make no further guarantees, including but not limited to ability of a bulls to compete in livestock shows, disposition, or ability to produce frozen or sexed semen. Breeding guarantee is void if buyer attempts to collect frozen semen on the bull prior to the bull being allowed to naturally breed. V8 retains ownership of all DNA cell lines.
Female Guarantee: All females selling in the sale will be accompanied by a veterinary certification of health and soundness prior to the sale. All females are guaranteed to be natural breeders for one natural calf. This however, is not a lifetime insurance policy. This guarantee does not include injury, death, management, feed or nutrition issues. Breeding guarantee is voided if any of the following occur: injury, death, disease, natural disaster, gross negligence or misconduct, heifers not in suitable body condition score to breed, virgin heifers flushed or IVF’d prior to having a natural calf, or heifers exhibited at livestock shows. Buyers must notify us of any breeding concerns by November 1, 2021. Should a breeding concern arise, buyer is responsible to return the animal to V8. V8 will have 6 months to prove the animal to be a breeder. Should the female be a non-breeder, V8 has the option to select a suitable replacement if available, or issue a sale credit to be used in a future purchase at V8. No cash refunds are given. We make no further guarantees, including but not limited to ability of a female to compete in livestock shows, ability to be halterbroken, disposition, number of years in production, or number of embryos produced. V8 retains the right to one embryo flush on all heifers selling in this sale and retains ownership of all DNA cell lines.