Arkansas Angus Association
April 16, 2019
Consignor must be a member of the Northeast
Arkansas Angus Association 60 days prior to consignment deadline.
All registrations and breeding information shall
be in order. These documents shall be presented to the sale manager upon arrival at the sale barn. Each
animal consigned shall have the following:
(a) Printed registration with breeding information completed on the reverse side for females
Certificate for each animal including calf at side of dam within thirty (30) days of sale signed by a licensed Veterinarian
(c) Breeding Soundness Exam (BSE) for bulls fifteen (15) months and older
(d) Trichomoniasis Test on non-virgin bulls or all bulls over 2 years old
(e) Virgin Bull Affidavit for virgin bulls under 2 years old including bull calves at side
Herd performance records processed through the American
Angus Association’s Angus Herd Improvement Record (AHIR) are highly recommended.
shall be tested free or have no carrier ancestor of Arthrogryposis Multiplex (AM), Neuropathic Hydrocephalus (NH) and Contractural
5. Certified herds must have Brucellosis bleed dates and anniversary dates listed
on the Health Certificate.
6. Each animal is guaranteed by the Consignor.
7. All animals must have legible and healed tattoos corresponding to registration certificates.
8. All animals must be free of active ringworm lesions, warts, mange and lice.
9. All animals will be vaccinated for a minimum of the following:
BVD (Bovine Virus Diarrhea); IBR (Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis); PI3 (Para-Influenza 3); BRSV (Bovine Respiratory
Syncytial Virus); 7 Way Clostridium; and Lepto-Vibro.
All eligible females shall be calfhood vaccinated
for Brucellosis (Bangs)
11. Age limit on cows is LESS than 10 years on day of Sale.
12. Parent verification on all females 280 days of age and
older born after January 1, 2016.
Any female over 24 months old; or with calf at side
older than 6 months of age must be pregnancy checked safe in calf and so noted on the Health Certificate by a veterinarian.
14. Calf at side must not be over 280 days of age in accordance with AHIR guidelines.
15. Any calf split off of a cow will count as one half lot for sale expenses.
cattle will be clipped – those not clipped will sell last.
17. Any animal that
does not meet the sale requirements must be out of the facility by 8 AM on Saturday and cannot be sold on the premises.
18. Sales Manager will set the Sale Order.
REQUIREMENTS FOR BULLS:
must be one (1) year old on sale day and LESS than 4 years old.
2. Bulls (1 year and older) must have DNA profile.
3. Bulls shall be listed in the catalog from youngest to oldest.
4. Bull Information Sheets will be available to Buyers on sale day including weights,
hip heights, scrotal circumferences and birth weights on each Bull.
must exhibit frame score between or including 4.0 and 7.9 (sliding scale 47.0”
to under 55.0” for 12 mo.)
All bulls must have a breeding soundness exam performed
by a licensed veterinarian within thirty (30) days of the sale including, hip height, scrotal measurement, penile projection,
and semen test results duly noted on the fertility papers. 12, 13 & 14 month old bulls are NOT
required to be semen tested. Fertility guaranteed by the Consignor.
7. Bulls must meet the following Scrotal Circumference Measurements:
Minimum Age in Months: 12
Circumference: 32 33
8. Bulls will be weighed at sale facility and must have a minimum weight of 2.4 pounds per day of age with the minimum weight being 1000 pounds.
All bulls over the age of 21 months must weigh a minimum of 1500 lbs.
Consignors must use one (1) of the four (4) following
methods of animal identification for all cattle selling at the
- Silver Bright Tags
- USDA 840 Tags
- USDA 840 RFID Buttons
- USDA Brucellosis Tags
SALE TERMS FOR LIVE (PREGNANCY), FROZEN EMBRYOS & FLUSHES:
All Embryo’s and Pregnancies must have egg removal date, Sire and Dam
registration numbers at time of consignment. This information is required to register the calf
- Live Embryo is sold in a recipient cow.
must be verified safe in calf either by blood test or veterinarian
- Seller Recipient cow must
follow all vaccination, age and soundness rules as all registered females.
- Recipient cow is not to be
returned and is part of the sale price.
- Recipient cow does not need
to be registered nor black; however, must be dehorned or polled
- All sales and subsequent guarantees
are between Seller and Buyer.
Embryos and Flushes:
- All guarantees are between Seller and Buyer.