We are excited to announce our upcoming White Gold sale of females held at Harrison & Hetherington, Carlisle 21st January 2022. CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 22ND NOVEMBER 2021
TIMETABLE OF EVENTS:
All times are provisional, dependant on final numbers entered and could be subject to change.
|THURSDAY 20th JANUARY:||Arrival of Stock||1pm – 5pm|
|FRIDAY 21st JANUARY:||Arrival of Stock||7am – 9am|
|FRIDAY 21st JANUARY:||Inspection of Stock||9am – 10.30am|
|FRIDAY 21st JANUARY:||Sale||TBC|
CLASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL AGES OF FEMALES
Haltered / Unhaltered
All animals MUST be entered and registered in the herd book of the British Charolais Cattle Society and is open to all Members of the Society.
AN ENTRY FEE OF £30.00 (£25 + £5.00 VAT) MUST ACCOMPANY ALL ENTRY FORMS.
FAILURE TO DO SO MAY LEAD TO NON ACCEPTANCE OF ENTRY.
Important Notice of Vendors
DNA TESTING: All Charolais cattle (bulls, females, calves at foot) must be at least sire-verified via DNA analysis, and tested for both the F94L and Q204X myostatin genes (see DNA instructions on the BCCS website).
DNA analysis must be either complete, or already in progress at the lab, before entry into the sale can be accepted.
All Charolais cattle entered into a Society Sale must be BVD vaccinated with either single or double dose vaccines. For more information see BCCS Website.
A completed Herd Health Declaration form (HHD) must be returned to the Society at the time of entry submission. For more information see BCCS Website.
TB PRE-MOVEMENT TESTING – TB pre-movement testing is a mandatory requirement for all cattle over the age of 41 days moving out of 1 year tested herds must be pre-movement tested within 60 days prior to sale.
INSPECTION: All animals entered for the sale must be available for inspection in the sale premises. An Official Inspector, appointed by the Society may order the rejection of any animal which, in his opinion, is below the required standard of conformation and does not represent a good specimen of the Breed. Any rejected animal must be forthwith removed from the Sale Premises and returned to the Vendor’s premises at the Vendor’s expense.
Exhibitors must ensure that all cattle entered for sales are tagged and tattooed correctly. Failure to do so will lead to the animal being rejected from the sale.
SOCIETY DISCLAIMER: “All animals are subject to a pre-sale inspection to provide a minimum standard, and animals are sold with all patent defects, and any subsequent claim after the fall of the hammer is against the vendor and not The British Charolais Cattle Society Ltd.”
The appointed Stewards have been instructed to reject any animal which is not controllable by normal means at any time during the Sale period.
Evidence of faults of temperament, vices etc., may lead to disqualification.
Any female which has been used as a donor for Ovum Transplant purposes must be declared. Retention of ova must be declared. Any female which has had a Caesarean operation must be declared.
The Council of Management reserves the right to blood sample any animal presented at Official or Regional Sales, and to have the sample independently analysed at a Certified Laboratory. If any drugs have been used without Veterinary certification having been provided to the Society on the entry, the Exhibitor/Member may be expelled from the society at the discretion of the Council.
ACCEPTANCE OF STOCK: Due to DEFRA regulations the arrival of stock can only be accepted onto the market premises within the time period stated in the sale catalogue. Any alteration will be notified to all vendors, however we request that all arrival times must be strictly adhered to when published in the sale catalogue.
ENTRY FORMS – AVAILABLE FROM THE PEDIGREE DEPARTMENT ON REQUEST
OR ENTER ON-LINE AT: www.harrisonandhetherington.co.uk