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Hi Richard,

All forms and all info is on the web site at www.vtbeef.org.  Just 
follow the links to consign cattle!

We'll work with you to choose the best site for delivery!

- Chip

On 2/20/2019 10:06 AM, [log in to unmask] wrote:
> Chip,
>
> Where do I find the forms to consign animals to this sale, thought I 
> had the page saved, but can't find it..  Would like to send 6 
> heifers.  Not sure if the trucker will prefer CVE or Wt River as I am 
> pretty close to the middle.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Richard Powell
> Williamstown
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chip Morgan <[log in to unmask]>
> To: VBPA <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wed, Feb 13, 2019 3:00 pm
> Subject: Next VBPA Feeder Sale is March 8th!
>
> *VBPA FEEDER CATTLE SALE*
> *Vintage Sales Stables, Inc.*
> *Paradise, PA*
> *March 8, 2019 @ 6PM*
> Consignments accepted through midnight on February 22nd/./
> Pickup the morning of Wednesday, March 6th.
>
> __________________________________________________________
> VBPA is holding MONTHLY SALES. We need your consignments as early as 
> possible to plan for the lowest trucking prices.  Note the cutoff date 
> for this sale above!
>
> VBPA is providing an eastern VT collection point 
> <https://www.google.com/maps/place/340+N+Hartland+Rd,+White+River+Junction,+VT+05001/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x4cb4caed13203ffd:0x3337366ae0ba2e93?sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjO4I-Cib3cAhWLT98KHe6VDjsQ8gEIKDAA> 
> in White River Junction at340 North Hartland Road, at the old Howard 
> Johnson's Complex Parking Lot (100 feet from the intersection of 89 
> and 91) and a western VT collection point 
> <https:[log in to unmask],-73.1224836,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x2f801bfe47c6b401!8m2!3d44.4958109!4d-73.1224836> 
> at the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds in Essex Junction.  We also have 
> a**central VT collection point**at the stop light on Route 7 in 
> Charlotte at the old gas station.*
>
> *Charlotte pickup is 8am
> CVE pickup is 10am
> WRJ pickup is Noon**
>
> The collection points are where you transfer from your trailer to the 
> sale trailer.
>
> You'll be emailed waybill forms between the date consignments are 
> closed and the date of pickup that must accompany your cattle on the 
> shipment.  Be sure to provide an email address and phone number in 
> your consignment so we can reach you!
>
> Your cattle must be marked with large easy to read FARM TAGS so they 
> can be identified by sale staff prior to the sale.  The FARM TAG 
> should be letters (your initials or farm initials) followed by a 
> number such as WC1, WC2 etc.  Without your ear tags, it is possible 
> that your animals will be unidentifiable during the sale and VBPA and 
> the sale barn assume no responsibility for your failure to identify 
> your animals with LARGE EASY TO READ EAR TAGS.
>
> Note that METAL EAR TAGS are also /REQUIRED/ by VT law for animals 
> living in Vermont for positive identification. The Vermont Agency of 
> Agriculture provides free of charge NUES tags (metal ear tags) and 
> applicators for officially identifying cattle. These tags may be 
> obtained by contacting Darryl Kuehne at (802) 793-5348 (Southern VT), 
> James Cameron at (802) 279-4962 (Northwest VT), Zachary Bartlett at 
> (802) 371-9949 (Northeast VT), your local veterinarian, or your State 
> Department of Agriculture.
>
> Cattle will be weighed prior to entering the Sale Ring and be 
> auctioned off to the highest bidder. If the cattle are pre-conditioned 
> (i.e. vaccinated, de-wormed, weaned, etc.) the details must be on your 
> waybill and this information will be used by the auctioneer at the 
> sale. It would be in the best interest of the consignor to have 
> pre-conditioning management protocols in place as it typically 
> justifies a premium.
>
> ***PLEASE NOTE: If we do NOT get a full truckload, trucking costs may 
> be higher. You are welcome to check with the office to see where 
> things stand. Check by the deadline for best results. Also, if you 
> recruit your friends and neighbors to consign, shipping cocts will be 
> lower.
>
> **ALSO NOTE: Cows, bulls and pregnant cows WILL need to be separated 
> from other smaller cattle. Inform the office if you have any cows, 
> pregnant cows, or bulls. We do not accept Bulls over 500lbs.*
>
> The non-refundable consignment fee is $10 per head for VBPA members 
> and $15 per head for non-members. This is to pay for advertising and 
> marketing and VBPA expenses to put on the sale.
> At the sale barn, per head fees will be deducted from your proceeds 
> for commission and trucking. A check will be mailed to each consignor 
> directly by the sale barn following the sale.  Be sure you have 
> accurate information in your consignment and waybills.
>
> *Budget Worksheet for Feeder Sale - 10 head weighing 500 pounds - all 
> figures approximate
>
> *
> VBPA member consignment - $10 per head ($100 for the group)
> Sale Barn fees (hay/water) - $5 per head ($50 for the group)
> Beef Checkoff - $1 per head ($10 for the group)
> Shipping (presuming 75 head at $4 per loaded mile) - $22 per head 
> ($220 for the group)
> Sell price $1.50/lb
> Gross Income - $7,500
> Total expense - $380
> *APPROXIMATE NET INCOME on 10 head weighing 500 pounds - $7,120
> *
> _________________________________________________________________________
>
> Call the VBPA office toll free with questions: (844) 321-2333
>
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