This is our 2nd time running an online auction and using this software. We have done our best, but if something doesn't look like it is working, please let us know and give us a chance to fix it. Call 903-681-4211 or email email@example.com. Many thanks and happy bidding!
Viewing of Animals Listed in this Auction
This is an online only auction. Animals listed in this auction will be available for a preview by appointment only. Please call 903-681-4211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time. Cattle will be in a pasture for viewing. Please note that this is not a ranch tour or open house. Viewing will be limited to animals listed in the auction. We recommend you wear appropriate footwear as you will be walking through pasture to view the animals.
Warning - Under Texas law (chapter 87, civil practice and remedies code), a farm animal professional or farm owner or lessee is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in farm animal activities, including an employee or independent contractor, resulting from the inherent risks of farm animal activities.
Additional Information Available on Cattle
Additional information regarding the livestock being auctioned and our ranch operations here may be found on our website at: Hoof & Hide LLC ~ Athens, TX - Cattle For Sale (hoofandhide.com). If there is a discrepancy between information availble on the website and on this auction site, the information on this auction site takes precedence.
All animals are located near Athens, Texas on our ranch. Transportation of livestock is the sole responsibility of the buyer. All shipping of any kind shall be at buyer's expense. We may be able to deliver, for a fee, depending upon the particular circumstances. Please contact us prior to bidding should you be unable to pickup the animal within 7 days or if you would need to make delivery arrangements. We will be unable to load out on Saturday, April 30th due to a prior committment.
Should you be transporting livestock in a manner that requires federal and/or state inspections (e.g. crossing state lines), any required health certificates, tests, or documentation required for shipment shall be at buyer's expense.
Submission of a bid is a binding offer to purchase livestock.
The individual with the highest winning bid will be responsible for contacting Hoof & Hide LLC at 903-681-4211 or email@example.com to arrange for payment outside of this auction website. A deposit of $500/animal is required within 24 hours of the close of the auction. If the deposit is not paid, the cow/heifer will be offered to the next highest bidder. Payment in full is due within 7 days. The animal will be available for pickup upon payment in full. If the balance is not paid, the deposit is forfeited and the cow/heifer will be available for sale again.
In the event of malfunction by, or a power outage affecting, the auction host computer, it is Hoof & Hide LLC's sole discretion to continue or stop the sale during any disruptions or downtime. Any lots already closed and not affected by the malfunction or outage will be considered sold.
As the buyer, it is your responsibility to ensure that your computer and internet service are in working order. Hoof & Hide LLC does not take any responsibility should your equipment or service malfunction or have an outage that prevents you from placing anticipated bids.