- Visit the website at www.breedersworld.com. If you are a first time user click on login/register. Remember to keep your username and password. If you forget your password, click the reset password button
- To create your account you will be required to use a valid credit card. This card IS NOT automatically charged for your purchases. You must settle your account with Breeders World according to the online terms and conditions.
- Bidding amounts on the screen will be current. Video can have a lag (less than 1 sec) depending on your internet service. It is the buyer's responsibility to ensure that their internet connection and computer are working properly.
- If you bid by mistake and win the lot, you are bound by contract to purchase the lot. Auctioneer shall be the sole judge in determining the winning bidder in the event of a tie bid.
- Any announcements at the time of auction or bidding will take precedence over material previously provided
- Transportation of livestock is the sole responsibility of the buyer. All shipping of any kind shall be at buyer's expense.
- All livestock/consignments sold through Breeders World are purchased subject to federal and state inspection
- If you have the highest bid, you are obligated to complete the transaction. Bids are not retractable.
- Every transmission over the Internet travels a different route and can be delayed by a variety of factors, including the bidder's own computer. The time lapse between submission of a bid and its registration by the website can vary by several seconds.
- In the event of malfunction by the Breeders World host computer, it is the Auctioneer's sole discretion to continue or stop the sale during any internet outages, service disruptions or downtime
- If the malfunction has not affected the sale of lots sold prior to the malfunction, they will be considered sold.
- It is the buyer's responsibility to ensure that their internet connection and computer are working properly. Breeders World cannot guarantee that online services will be uninterrupted. Any malfunction by the buyer's computer or Internet service provider is not the responsibility of Breeders World or the auctioneer.
DELIVERY OF ANIMALS/ EMBRYOS/SEMEN AND FEES: Each buyer is responsible to coordinate delivery and buyer is to cover all cost of delivery. Arrangements need to be made prior to or immediately after purchase. No animals will be delivered until payment has been made. All animals must be picked up within 10 days after the auction. Sellers may charge up to $5.00 per day for animals not removed from the farm within 10 days after the auction. Delivery fees may be charged by the seller if necessary. Purchases may be picked up at the farms any time after the conclusion of the auction and full payment is received. Call the seller to schedule an appointment.
HEALTH PAPERS: Furnished upon request for each individual lot. Special testing or export health testing will be at the buyers expense. Please call your state vet office for permits, requirements etc.
GUARANTEE: We are not responsible for injury or accidents. All animals become property of the buyer at the conclusion of the auction. Sellers cannot be held responsible for the health or condition of animals after the conclusion of the auction.
CONDITIONS: Any person placing bids on items in this auction agrees to these terms and conditions and understands that, by placing bids, they are entering into a binding contract between themselves and the seller(s) and that they will be held financially responsible for their actions. Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer only as an agent between buyer and seller and may not be held responsible for any livestock or merchandise. It is to be clearly understood that Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer; Breeders World Online Sales, BreedersWorld.com and representatives act only as a means between buyer and seller, and may not be held liable, financially or otherwise, for any failure on the part of the same to fulfill any obligations set forth in this sale or for the truth of any warranties expressed or implied. This catalog of offering has been prepared by the auctioneer from information provided by the seller(s) and is assumed accurate as presented to us. However, Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer will in no way guarantee age, pedigree, or reproductive status of the animals selling. All agreements and adjustments made are between buyer and seller.
SEMEN Guarantee: All semen is guaranteed to be of acceptable quality but no guarantee is made as to conception rate. However, in all cases, the buyer will be responsible for all shipping arrangements, shipping tanks, and expenses. Storage fees may apply if the semen is not picked up or shipped within 30 days of the auction. Buyer is responsible to contact the Seller to arrange shipment.
Standard Breeding Guarantee and Genetic Defect Disclaimer:
We require that each consignor agree to the "Standard Breeding Guarantee and Genetic Defect Policies" endorsed by each breed association. Should a defective calf result, buyer is responsible for reporting the defect and following through each of the breed association’s steps and protocol or other breed registry standards. If animal is verified to be defective by the Breed Association, buyer must submit a written copy of the verification to the Seller and Breeders World Online Sales/ Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer within 30 days after birth. Seller is responsible for refunding the purchase price in total or making an adjustment to the purchase price. This guarantee applies only to calves at birth that show signs of a genetic defect recognized by the breed association as there is not a test to determine if some genetic lines are carriers for a defect but do not show signs as an individual at birth. Unless an animal is listed on the individual breed association "genetic defect status list" the breed, breeder, and Breeders World Online Sales/ Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer makes no representation of any kind as to whether an animal has a genetic defect. Consult with each breed association for more information. All transactions are between buyer and seller.
SHIPMENT OF SEMEN: Shipment of semen is at the buyers expense and risk in cooperation with the seller. Breeders World Online Sales/ Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer claims no liability or guarantees on any genetics, products, or services purchased or sold through this site. Buyer will pay shipping costs to and from destinations to the shipper company. The buyer will pay for purchases with a credit card, cashiers check, or money order. Semen will be held until the funds clear the bank. The transfer of registration certificates or artificial insemination certificates is the responsibility of the seller.
It is the sellers responsibility to ship sold semen by a reasonably qualified shipping source. Breeders World Online Sales/ Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer will provide the seller with a complete shipping address, instructions, and insurance information if needed from a buyer. The buyer will be responsible for providing a shipping tank and is responsible for the accuracy and quality of the tank. Buyer assumes all responsibility during the shipping process and is encouraged to buy insurance for the tank and genetics. BUYER MUST MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR PICK UP/DELIVERY OF SEMEN WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF PURCHASE DATE OR THE SEMEN WILL BE FORFEITED.
THE RIGHT TO FLUSH:
All lots described as a The Right to Flush will carry the following guarantee. In all cases, a minimum of six (6) grade one, transferable embryos is guaranteed to the buyer. If the cow produces more than six transferable embryos, ALL embryos will be the property of the buyer unless otherwise stated in the individual lot terms and notes. In the event of any cow failing to produce the minimum number of embryos (6), the buyer will have the option of flushing the cow again until the minimum, and only the minimum (6), number of embryos is fulfilled, or the buyer may elect to have their money returned to them based upon a prorated price per embryo as determined by the auction price of the flush. In all cases, the buyer will assume all the expenses associated with the embryo flush, unless otherwise stated. The location of and the technician used for the flushing procedure will be the choice of the seller and in most cases will be indicated at the auction. Unless stated otherwise, the buyer will have the right to flush the female as soon as she is available.
The entire payment 100% is due in full at the completion of the auction. In order to assure both the consignor and buyer that each will receive what is due them, the following enclosures are outlined as a standard flush agreement.
A. Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer recommends the buyer and seller to establish a written agreement to be signed by both consignor and buyer after the sale that clearly defines and guarantees the terms of a flush purchase.
B. Flush consignor must identify the time period within which the buyer may schedule the donor for a flush. (I.e. Donor is available between January 1 and February 15, 2010). Should the flush not be achieved within the time period specified, consignor must be able to refund the purchase price paid.
C. Because the buyer is RESERVING the female for his use during the specified time period, entire 100% payment is due upon purchase. Consignor will retain control of the embryos until full payment is made. Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer will assist consignor in completing or negotiating the final transaction to satisfy both parties. All transactions are between buyer and seller.
Flush schedule, flush minimums, terms, and technicians may be specified in the catalog listing. Please contact each individual consignor on specific terms as each flush might have different terms.
PREGNANT RECIPIENTS: In the case of already realized pregnancies (i.e. embryos that have been implanted and confirmed pregnant) the buyer will pay 100% of the purchase price auction day. Each of these recipient females has been examined for pregnancy by a qualified technician and is fully guaranteed to be carrying the mating described in each lot. These cattle will sell without further guarantee. In the case of unrealized pregnancies, the seller will provide the buyer with a pregnant recipient female that is fully guaranteed to be carrying the mating described in its respective lot on or about the time agreed upon by the buyer and the seller. Buyer must take delivery of and make full settlement for their pregnancy purchase within 30 days of confirmation of the pregnancy and notification by the seller. All sexed pregnancies are fully guaranteed to be carrying the calf sex as determined in this auction or as selected by the buyer. No guarantee, expressed or implied, is made as to a live calf, calf quality, or recipient value. In all cases transportation will be the responsibility of the buyer in cooperation with the seller.
EMBRYO PACKAGES: All embryos are Grade One or Grade Two and are fully guaranteed to consist of their respective mating described herein. Due to the nature of this event and the wide range and geographical locations of buyers and sellers involved, no guarantee can be made as to conception rate realized when using these embryos. However, if the buyer uses an embryo technician that is agreed upon by the seller and the buyer informs the seller of his intentions in writing or personal phone call prior to implanting the embryos, at least one pregnancy will be guaranteed per three embryos sold. In all cases, the buyer will be responsible for all shipping arrangements, shipping tanks, and expense. Storage fees might apply if embryos are not picked up or shipped within 30 days of the auction. Consult terms and details under each lot for more details or specific conditions.
CONDITIONS: Any person placing bids on items in this auction agrees to these terms and conditions and understands that, by placing bids, they are entering into a binding contract between themselves and the seller(s) and that they will be held financially responsible for their actions. Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer only as an agent between buyer and seller and may not be held responsible for any livestock or merchandise. It is to be clearly understood that Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer; Breeder's World Online Sales, Breeders World.com and representatives act only as a means between buyer and seller, and may not be held liable, financially or otherwise, for any failure on the part of the same to fulfill any obligations set forth in this sale or for the truth of any warranties expressed or implied. This catalog of offering has been prepared by the auctioneer from information provided by the seller(s) and is assumed accurate as presented to us. However, Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer will in no way guarantee age, pedigree, or reproductive status of the animals selling. All agreements and adjustments made are between buyer and seller.
Placing a bid is a binding contract between you and the Owner/Seller, and the bid cannot be retracted. Once a Bidder places a bid, and the bid is the high/winning bid, the Bidder will be obligated to buy the lot at the said price indicated. Placing a bid on this online auction site, and winning, then not paying for the lot is illegal in most states, and prosecution can result.
The Owner/Seller of property sold through this online auction site reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
As a Bidder, you are responsible for any bids placed by you or a designated representative under your bidding number and password. The security of your Bidder information is your sole responsibility and the Bidder will be responsible for any and all bids placed under the assigned number. If, at any time, you feel that your Bidder number and password have been compromised, due to lack of security on your part, you must notify Auctioneer immediately.
Bidders agree that when using the Maximum Bid feature on our online auction Web site they will use it according to the terms and conditions applicable to that feature. Please note that when using the Maximum Bid feature, if you are the current high Bidder and you want to change your Maximum Bid, you will be required to place a new bid in the increment designated for that lot in order to raise your Maximum Bid, which may cause you to raise your last high bid by one bid increment. You, as a Bidder, understand and agree to how the Maximum Bid feature works if you choose to use it.
BID RETRACTIONS: There are no bid retractions. ALL BIDS ARE NON-CANCELLABLE ONCE SUBMITTED. Once a bid is made and confirmed, it cannot be retracted. When a bid is made you manifest your intent and ability to buy the lot at the bid price. A false or fraudulent bid may result in legal action. Any winning Bidder who refuses to purchase the lot may be banned from all future online auctions.
Despite efforts to avoid the withdrawal of lots from the online auction sale after they are listed, it may sometimes be necessary to so withdraw lots; therefore, the Owner/Seller reserves the right to do so at any time before or during the online auction sale.
We are not responsible for injury or accidents. All animals become property of the buyer at the conclusion of the auction. Sellers cannot be held responsible for the health or condition of animals after the conclusion of the auction. Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer is licensed by Ohio department of Agriculture and registered with USDA Packers and Stockyards, Roger M. Hunker; Auctioneer is bonded by the state of Ohio under the auction recovery fund and with USDA Packers and Stockyards.
All bidding and payments are in US Dollars ONLY. International buyers MUST use a credit card or send a wire transfer. No other forms of payments will be accepted by international buyers. Accepted payment forms from buyers within the Continental US are: farm, corporate or personal check, cashier’s check, ACH –electronic check or money order all immediately negotiable. 3% Credit Card convenience charge will be placed on all credit card purchases (Visa, Master Card & Discover). Online credit card payment can be made by logging to your account and selecting invoices and then select "make Payment" or by call our office. Money Wire transfer from your bank to ours available. Please call or e-mail Breeders World main office for details 567-214-4081. FULL PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED IN 4 BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF BIDDING. Fees are subject to a 24% finance charge after the fourth day. A fee of $50 will be assessed on all late payments or returned checks and the bidder denied access to future auctions. All funds are to be made payable to Roger M. Hunker, AUCTIONEER send to Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer, 6014 State Route 113, Bellevue, Ohio 44811.
INVOICING: An invoice with payment instructions will be sent to each buyers registered e-mail address at the close of bidding. If you do not receive an invoice via your e-mail in 24 hours after the close of the auction please contact our office immediately. Failure to complete the payment terms as stated above will result in forfeiture of purchases and negative feedback reported to the credit bureau. Be sure you are capable of paying immediately and realize your bids are not conditional upon financing. Roger M. Hunker, Auctioneer reserves the right to charge the entire purchase price and late fees to the credit card on file if payment is not made in 4 days after the close of bidding. Unless the sale of an item is indicated otherwise, each lot will sell subject to a reserve price established by the seller. When an article is sold with reserve, the auctioneer may bid on the sellers behalf in an amount not to exceed the reserve price.