"Ranchers of Registered Cattle in Miniature"®
FALSTER FARM GENERAL SALES AGREEMENT
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All animals registered with the American Hereford Association are guaranteed to be breeders with the exception of:
Calves under 12 months of age at time of purchase;
Any open heifer placed in an embryo transplant program after purchase and prior to her having a natural calf.
Any bull that settles a healthy cow that he serves shall be considered a breeder.
Females will be considered safe in calf after examination by a licensed veterinarian.
Females that have been bred/served but not examined by a licensed veterinarian are not guaranteed pregnant.
Females that are pasture exposed may be described as having been exposed to service but are not guaranteed to be in calf.
Open females are guaranteed to be without calf.
When selling semen interest only, the bull is guaranteed to produce semen which will survive the freezing process and upon post-thaw will settle a healthy
cow. Proof of such will be a current (w/in 30 days) veterinary statement as to the success of a semen check report.
Embryo transplant calves shall be clearly identified in sale catalog as embryo transplants.
It is the obligation of the seller to clearly state the terms and conditions offered as a breeding guarantee of cows which have been promoted or used as a donor cow and such shall be announced from the auction block and/or placed in writing, available to prospective
Any guarantees offered by the seller relating to the produce of embryo mating (recipient and unborn calf) shall provide complete details of the guarantees in writing to prospective purchasers; in absence of any guarantees, paragraphs
IN ORDER TO HOLD THE SELLER LIABLE ON ANY OF ABOVE GUARANTEES THE PURCHASER MUST FIRST COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES SET FORTH UNDER XII 1 & 2 HEREOF.
It is the obligation of both purchaser and seller who enter into a contract agreement to specify all terms and details of possession, interest and sales involving all partners.
IX. GUARANTEE OF GENETIC SOUNDNESS
All animals are guaranteed not to produce a calf with a confirmed genetic abnormality for a period of three years following the date of sale. This guarantee is effective only under the following conditions:
The purchaser shall notify the seller immediately upon birth of such calf or immediately after such determination is made and shall permit seller to obtain blood, hair or tissue samples (whichever method is the
current policy of the AHA) of the questionable calf, its sire and dam for analysis to establish parenthood.
The animal will be returned by the purchaser to the seller at the purchaser's expense providing the animal meets the health requirements of the seller's locality.
The return of the purchase price in connection with a confirmed genetic abnormality shall be deemed full satisfaction and settlement.
The seller and/or purchaser agrees to sell for slaughter or experimental purposes only the sire and dam of such calf confirmed to be a genetic abnormality.
Animals that have known genetic defects will either be so indicated in the catalog or announced from the auction block, or both.
All animals will be eligible for interstate shipment unless otherwise announced. Interstate health papers will be furnished for each animal over six months of age. State requirements for specific health tests
for interstate transit should be strictly adhered to for each animal. Such tests will have been made by a federally accredited veterinarian and blood samples will have been processed by a state or federally accredited laboratory. Certificates of vaccination for Bangs will
be furnished for each animal that has had such treatment.
A certificate of registry and transfer will be furnished for each animal sold, and the transfer application shall be applied for within 30 days of date of sale and shall specify change of ownership as of the date of sale. It shall be the responsibility of the seller
and/or sale manager to see that applications for transfer are properly prepared and submitted to the American Hereford Association.
In the sale of females carrying service of bulls requiring A.I. certificates to make progeny eligible for registration, said AI certificates shall be purchased by buyer at time of registration of the calf.
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