Here's more about how bidding will work on the final fair sale on Saturday...
- Bid anytime Friday until Saturday when lots begin closing at 5:00pm
- Lots close with 2 minute increments. Lot 1 closes at 5:00, Lot 2 at 5:02 etc.
- Lots have extend time feature where if someone places a bid inside the last 60 seconds, an additional 60 seconds will be added to all lots.
- Lots will close in lot order.
- Bidding increments will change with price level.
BUYER PAYS APPLICABLE FEES
Buyers are responsible for paying Harvest and Delivery fees. Buyers must choose a Butcher from the Butcher Information sheet attached to the Sale Event Page. These Fees will be applied to the animals after the sale on your invoice.
- Delivery Fee: $25 per head. (N/A for Rabbit Pen)
- The Initial Harvest fees are:
- $125 per steer
- $55 per hog
- $55 per goat
- $55 per lamb
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MontanaCattleConnexion.com is a sale platform that allows users to bid, make offers and purchases of livestock online. MontanaCattleConnexion.com provides the Services and the website so that Sellers may offer livestock for sale and Buyers may place offers to purchase offered livestock. MontanaCattleConnexion.com is an agent, representative, broker of Buyers & Sellers on the Auction Platform. No Buyer, Seller, Livestock Auctions, or Auctioneers is an agent, representative, broker, employee or partner of MontanaCattleConnexion.com. This Agreement shall not be interpreted or construed to create an association, agency, or partnership between the parties. Montana Cattle Connexion is solely responsible for the approval of online bidders at that sale. MCC reserves the right to determine whether to accept bidders and bids based on whatever factors that MCC or Seller uses for such decisions. You acknowledge and agree that by placing a bid on livestock, you represent and warrant that you shall not misrepresent your ability to close the transaction pursuant to the terms and conditions of sale, that you have the capacity to close the transaction, that you have actual authority to enter a bid. All bids are between the Buyer and the MCC. When you commit to buy an item (bid), you enter into a legally binding, non-retractable contract to purchase with MontanaCattleConnexion.com and you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions. Once your bid has been accepted, you are obligated to complete the transaction with the Livestock Auction in accordance with the terms and conditions of that consignment.
Auctioneer's and Livestock Auction's Discretion. There may be occasions when more than one bidder believes they are the winning bidder. The Auctioneer and/or the Livestock Auction have the right at his/her/their/its absolute and sole discretion to refuse any internet bid, to advance the bidding in such a manner as he/she/they/it may decide. In the case of error or dispute, and whether during or after the sale, to determine the successful bidder, to continue the bidding, to cancel the sale or to reoffer and resell the item in dispute. The Auctioneer and/or Livestock Auction's determination shall be final. Upon submitting the winning bid and winning a sale lot, Buyer owns the livestock if they are the highest bid and Buyer's bid has been accepted by auctioneer. The Buyer cannot thereafter reject the livestock.
Disclaimer of Warranties.
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Limitation of Liability.
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Termination of Use.
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Terms of Buyers and Sellers after Sale
BUYER REGISTRATION: Each bidder must be properly registered and have a Montana Cattle ConneXion Buyer’s Number to bid. DISPUTE: The decision of the Sale Manager & Montana Cattle ConneXion shall be final and absolute. The Sale Manager & Montana Cattle ConneXion reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The record of sale kept by the Sale Manager and clerk will be taken as final in the event of any dispute. Montana Cattle ConneXion reserves the right to refuse any bid at the time of the sale.
PAYMENTS: Buyer agrees to pay Montana Cattle ConneXion for the Seller, full purchase price as well as fees outlined above. In addition if either Buyer or Seller defaults, the defaulting party shall be liable for actual and incidental damages as are permitted by the Uniform Commercial Code, plus court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees.
PAYMENT: All payments will be made either by check made the day of the sale or over-nighted to Montana Cattle ConneXion, OR Online Payment via PayPal (plus online payment fees of 4%).