Terms and conditions

Terms & Conditions

Viewing of Animals Listed in this Auction

This is an online only auction.  Animals listed in this auction will be available for a preview on Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM CST on our ranch near Athens, Texas.  Please call 903-681-4211 or email info@hoofandhide.com for directions.  You will not be entering the main ranch gate, but an alternative drive.  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 here, such as links to registration papers, may be found on our website at:  Hoof & Hide LLC ~ Athens, TX - Cattle For Sale (hoofandhide.com).  If there is a discrepancy between information available 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.  

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 info@hoofandhide.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.  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.