Sale Rules & Procedures

  1. The sale order will provide for a mixed animal sale. A certain number of swine, then a number of fat calves, then a number of feeder calves, then a number of wethers, will sell.  The numbers in each “cycle” will be determined by calculations based on total numbers in each category.
  2. Grand Champions in each category will sell first, then Reserve Champions in each group. Entries in each category (swine, feeders, fats, wethers) will sell based on this order while maintaining the mixed animal “cycle” described in #1 above.
  3. Exhibitors must be with their animal when it enters the sale ring or their animal will receive resale price only.
  4. Each animal will be sold separately to the highest bidder.
  5. Auctioneer will determine the highest bidder and settle all disputes.
  6. Terms are cash, credit card, or check made payable to the Suwannee River Fair and Livestock Association, P O Box 252, Trenton, FL 32693.
  7. Sale weight on steers will be the official weigh-in weight less 3% shrinkage. Market swine and wether sale weight will be the official weigh-in weight.
  8. A resale price will be established and announced at the beginning of the sale. Buyers will be billed for the purchase price less the announced resale value.
  9. Any person buying animals for another party must sign their name to the purchase contract and is legally responsible for the payment of the bill.
  10. Payment is due no later than 30 days after the date of the sale. Payment is overdue after 30 days and interest on the unpaid balance will be charged after 60 days.  After 90 days, appropriate legal action will be taken to collect unpaid bills.  Such bills will be charged attorney and legal fees plus interest on the unpaid balance.
  11. Add-ons will be allowed until 5:00p on the Friday following the sale. Add-ons must use form with complete billing address and signature.  All add-ons are subject to sales commission, no resale credit will be applied.
  12. No Individual resale is allowed.
  13. No custom kill or retained ownership purchases are allowed. All animals must be resold and delivered to the resale buyer.