Cattle Listings

Eileen  Miller Olds   Posted:  2018-11-13 
Breed:  Black Angus 1 Blonde   Quantity:  16   Price:  Price on request
15 Black Angus and 1 blonde bred heifers. Exposed to red angus bull May 26-July 30. High quality, quiet heifers weighing 1000 lbs or more. Can be preg checked. Price on request. Phone 403-556-6831
Phone:  403-556-6831  

Jordi  Sullivan Innisfree   Posted:  2018-11-13 
Breed:  Simmental Red Angus cross   Quantity:  14   Price:  $1800.00
Have 14 bred heifers Simmental Red Angus cross bred to low birth weight Black Angus bull. Bull was exposed may 6, all heifers have been preg check vaccinated and ivomeced. Real quite group of heifers. Asking 1800.00
Phone:  780-603-0315  

George  Bosse Hay Lakes   Posted:  2018-11-12 
Breed:  Speckle Park/Gelbvieh cross   Quantity:  6   Price:  $1,400.00
Heifers born in spring of 2018
Phone:  780-878-2349  

George  Bosse Hay Lakes   Posted:  2018-11-12 
Breed:  Speckle Park/Gelbvieh cross   Quantity:  5   Price:  $1,500.00
Bull calves born in spring
Phone:  780-878-2349  

Jaime  Lutz Raymond   Posted:  2018-11-12 
Breed:  Angus/sim   Quantity:  200   Price:  By auction
2 complete dispersals from one family. Black and red cows for February calving. Short breeding dates. Always heavily culled for feet and udders. Bred to top quality polled Hereford bulls. Nice quiet set of productive cows.
Phone:  403-360-2692 Cell:  403-715-1347

John  Buck Vegreville   Posted:  2018-11-11 
Breed:  Black Angus with Simm influence   Quantity:  Ten   Price:  $22,750.00
Optimize returns of higher feed costs with these earlier calving, easy keeping, bred heifers. These fleshy heifers (Sept 12th average weight of 1220#) are very docile, easy to handle, and pleasant to manage. They are from a closed herd of Dams with good feet, legs, udders that were selected for good dispositions. They have been exposed to a calm, Black Angus bull with 78# Birth weight from May 2nd to July 1st. Ultrasound certificate and pictures available on request.
Phone:  780-632-1942 Cell:  780-632-1942

Diamond B Stock Farm Valleyview   Posted:  2018-11-11 
Dewey  Brock
Breed:  Simmental   Quantity:  20   Price:  $2000
20 fancy purebred red/black simmental hiefers, Preg tested 90% January calving. Bull out April 18. Proven home raised genetics. Vaccinations & ivormection done.
Phone:  780-552-6466  

McNiven Whitecourt   Posted:  2018-11-11 
Breed:  Angus/Simm   Quantity:  5   Price:  1700.00
2 Red/ 2 Black/ 1 Blk WF with bull July 10-Sept 5. Call 780-693-2529 or email.
Phone:  780-693-2529  

Clint  Roberts Yellowhead county   Posted:  2018-11-10 
Breed:  Speckle park   Quantity:  14   Price:  1300.00
Beautiful commercial speckle park replacement heifers. Born April/May 2018. Come from calm and healthy herd. Vaccinated 550-600lbs
Phone:  780-517-8807 Cell:  780-712-6544

Braden  Duckett Lacombe   Posted:  2018-11-09 
Breed:  Red angus simmental cross bred heifers   Quantity:  20  
20 really nice red angus simmental cross bred heifers. One iron heifers bred to a low birth weight red angus bull. Start calving April 1st. Bull was with them for 60 days. Good quiet heifers.
Phone:  403-350-8295  

Chris  Hannas Calmar   Posted:  2018-11-09 
Price:  1900 obo
26 solid black and red Angus/Simmental cross cows. Bred back to Lewis red and black bulls. Preg checked and due to start calving mid March. Full herd health program, Ivomec and scour gaurd. Reducing herd due to work commitments. Good solid set of cows.
Phone:  780-777-6451  

Bill  Resch Camrose   Posted:  2018-11-09 
Breed:  Black Angus   Quantity:  27  
Larger sized bred heifers from purebred herd start calving in March. Heifers are quiet and have no brands. They have been pail fed pellets this fall.
Phone:  780-678-6062  

Caldwell Farms Red Deer County   Posted:  2018-11-07 
Jim  Caldwell
Breed:  mixed   Quantity:  23   Price:  1850.00
Beautiful bred heifers. 15 Simmental, 4 Charolais, 4 Black Angus all bred to registered Red Angus due to start calving mid Feb. Will guarantee in calf.
Phone:  403-887-4561 Cell:  403-357-4980

D. Lane  Beebe Veteran   Posted:  2018-11-06 
Breed:  Simmental/Herford Cross   Quantity:  5   Price:  2000
These are bought hfrs. from one owner. Come take your pick out of 14. Bred Red Angus for April 1 calving. Bulls pulled after 60 days. Full herd health program, preg. tested and Ivomec Oct. 23/18. Thanks.
Phone:  403-575-3033  

Ross  Cossey Tofield   Posted:  2018-11-06 
Price:  $1800/cow
Herd Dispersal. 100 red and black bred cows. Calving mid April - May. Please call for more details.
Phone:  780-662-2293  

Coulee Crest Farms Bowden   Posted:  2018-11-06 
Randy  Radau
Breed:  Hereford   Quantity:  25   Price:  $2250
Top quality Hereford heifers (papers available) bred to calving ease Hereford bulls. Bulls turned out June 16. Complete herd health program with all vaccinations up to date and Ivomec applied.
Phone:  403-227-2259 Cell:  403-588-6160

Hawk Ranching Nanton   Posted:  2018-11-06 
Brian  Hawk
Breed:  Black Angus X   Quantity:  45   Price:  2000
Solid black heifers bred to red Angus low birth weight bulls. Turned in April 25 to June 10. Gate run or take all 2000, your pick 2200.
Phone:  403-652-9305  

Valerie  Quattek Viking   Posted:  2018-11-06 
Breed:  Red & Black Angus and Red Angus Cross   Quantity:  275  
65 head black angus heifers bred to papered low birth weight black angus bulls. Exposed to bulls May 15 - due to start calving February 20, 2019. Can be kept and fed until 1 month before calving. 200 head red angus/red angus cross heifers bred to papered low birth weight red angus bulls. Exposed to bulls July 8 - due to start calving April 15, 2018. Can be kept and fed for part of the winter prior to calving. Various groups sorted on various weights. All vaccinations up to date.
Phone:  587-256-5402  

Scoville Ranching Coronation   Posted:  2018-11-06 
Rod  Scoville
Breed:  Red Angus   Quantity:  60   Price:  2200
60 Good Red Angus cows. These are 1 iron 6 year old cows. They are bred to Black bulls to start calving April 1st. Bulls were pulled September 5. Cows have been preg checked and are on Bovashield program and have had Ivormec and 8 way.
Phone:  403-742-9800  

Ryan  Innocent Drayton Valley   Posted:  2018-11-03 
Breed:  Black angus/black angus cross   Quantity:  28   Price:  2300
28 quality bred heifers. Bred to low birthweight moderate framed black angus bull. Bull was out June 10- August 15. Preg checked October 29. Very quiet pail fed herd.
Phone:  780-202-0235  

Buffalo Jump Farms Ltd. Cypress County   Posted:  2018-11-02 
Randy  O'Connor
Breed:  Black angus   Quantity:  24   Price:  $2200
24 black angus heifers,some baldies in the mix. Bulls were turned out June 29 for 45 days and are bred black angus, all are on full herd health. We also have 14 Tan cows coming with their 3rd calf in the spring bulls were out on July 8 for 55 days, bred black angus and on full herd health also.
Phone:  403-528-3611  

Debbie  Matters Minburn   Posted:  2018-11-02 
Breed:  Black Angus X   Quantity:  20   Price:  $1875 obo
For Sale: 20 Black Angus heifers bred to PB Speckle Park bull for calving starting April 1/19. All vaccinations done. $1875 obo call Lorraine at 780-581-5520 for more info. Nice set of heifers!
Phone:  780-593-2185 Cell:  780-581-5520

Shannon  McKenzie Redwater   Posted:  2018-11-02 
Breed:  Holstein and Jersey Crosses   Quantity:  9   Price:  Negotiable
Herd dispersal of dairy cross cattle. Have 9 cows ranging in ages from 18 months to 10 years old. Holstein and Jersey crosses. Most should be bred. 4 heifers and 5 older cows. Bred to a Jersey/Holstein bull. Not sure when due as they have been in with the bull constantly. If interested please contact me. Price is negotiable.
Phone:  780-292-5411  

Beverly  Vennard Sundre   Posted:  2018-11-02 
Breed:  Red Angus Cross cows   Quantity:  100   Price:  $18000.00
Red Angus cross cows bred to Saler bulls turned out June 15/18. Selling due to feed shortage.
Phone:  403-638-1645  

Wade Cattle Co. Drumheller   Posted:  2018-11-02 
Martina  Wade
Breed:  Purebred Black and Red Angus   Quantity:  30   Price:  $1400 OBO
26 Head of purebred black angus(21)and red angus heifers calves(5), will sell with papers. Black heifer's sire bloodlines include N Bar Emulation EXT, Sitz Alliance 6595, Crowfoot Equation 5793R, Red heifers are daughters of R&W Conclusion 11D a Final Answer grandson and Red ML Max 386A, also available are six commercial blacks. Price can be negotiated if taking the whole group. Vaccinated Oct 18, can be weaned at any time. Please contact Martina Wade 403-820-1715 or Stratton Peake 403-633-0815
Phone:  403-820-1715  

Clifford Wilkie Charolais Byemoor/Endiang   Posted:  2018-11-01 
Clifford  Wilkie
Breed:  Charolais   Quantity:  Several   Price:  3500-4500
Have several Charolais bulls for sale, both Calves just weaned, and coming 2 year old's. Some are registered Full French, and bulls were sired by Full French bulls, and out of percentage French Registered cows. Good thick, easy fleshing bulls, mostly white, but a few tan as well. Come pick your next herd sires out before they are gone. These bulls will add pounds to your calves next fall.
Phone:  403-579-2109 Cell:  403-740-6117

Chris  Roseth Rocky Mtn.House   Posted:  2018-11-01 
Breed:  Gelbvieh Bull   Quantity:  1  
I have a 3 yr old Gelbvieh Bull for sale. We have used him and kept heifers. He is a quiet docile bull. Please phone me at 403 722-2473
Phone:  403-722-2473  

John  Snider Clandonald   Posted:  2018-11-01 
Breed:  Red Angus/Simm cross   Quantity:  15   Price:  $2000
15 Red Angus/Simm mix bred heifers. Exposed June 17th to low birth weight Red Angus/Simm cross bulls. Vaccinated and ready to go. $2000. Located 20 minutes north of Vermilion.
Phone:  780-259-0095  

Dietz Farms Castor   Posted:  2018-10-31 
Breed:  red angus red simm cross hiefers   Quantity:  42   Price:  open to offers
I have 32 red angus red simm cross heifers and 10 black angus heifers home raised quite. Bulls out the 30th of June, red angus bulls used. They had both there ibr shots, weigh around 1100 lbs can keep until December. Ph 403 740 6316
Phone:  403-740-6316  

Sweet Fate Salers Livestock Co. Edmonton   Posted:  2018-10-31 
Brooks  Topp
Breed:  Salers   Quantity:  10   Price:  1200
Purebred Female Salers calves for sale near Lake Isle, farm located Arnault Lake (west of Darwell). Born January to February 2018.
Phone:  780-909-1764 Cell:  780-689-6720

Harvey  Wiebe Ft St John   Posted:  2018-10-30 
Breed:  Angus/Sim   Quantity:  120  
Selling 120 bred Heifers at Vold Jones Vold Auction Dawson Cr. Nov 6 100 Red+BF and 20 Blaclk+BF. Very nice 1100 lb heifers exposed to Soderglen Heifer bulls from July12 to Sept 1.
Phone:  1-250 787 2944  

Henry  Davis Winfield   Posted:  2018-10-29 
Breed:  Simmental Cross   Quantity:  122   Price:  2400.00 OBO
Complete herd dispersal. Preg checked Oct 26, 2018.55 bred cows Simmental cross due Jan/Feb, bred Red Simmental, all home raised 6 years or younger. 95% polled, 60 day breeding period. 67 bred heifers Simmental cross, due Jan/Feb, bred to proven easy calving Red Angus bull. 60 day breeding period. Mostly home raised. Full herd health - Bovashield Gold, 8 Way, ScourBos 9, Ivomec October 26, 2018. If not sold prior will be selling at VJV Rimbey November 30, 2018.
Phone:  780-898-8225  

Jordan  Hoopfer Gadsby   Posted:  2018-10-29 
Breed:  Black Angus   Quantity:  80   Price:  $1300
For sale black heifer calves. 600 lb average. Closed herd. Weaning Oct 31st. Can feed until the new year. Can palpate.
Phone:  403-323-0587  

KC Stock Farm Ltd Sangudo   Posted:  2018-10-29 
Dale  Dodgson
Breed:  Black Angus   Quantity:  5   Price:  $2500 OBO
We have 5 registered black angus bred heifers for sale. Bred for March-May calving
Phone:  780-785-3205 Cell:  780-305-6306

Littlebrook Farm Seven Persons   Posted:  2018-10-29 
Breed:  Dexter  
Purebred Dexter cow/calf pairs or will separate to sell. Gentle cattle and economical to raise. Always easy calving. No antibiotics or hormones. Dual purpose cattle for rich milk and high quality meat. Please contact for photos and more information.
Phone:  403-832-2742 Cell:  403-594-4929

Peggy  MacTaggart Lacombe   Posted:  2018-10-28 
Quantity:  2   Price:  $1800
We are selling the following bred cows both bred to a registered Galloway bull for $1800 each: 1 mature registered Galloway cow (Born 2012).1 mature Simmental cross cow (Born 2014) Both cows have always calved without assistance in the past. They have a quiet temperament and are halter broke. Cows were exposed to the bull May 21st and were preg tested on October 12th. Estimated calving date is March.
Phone:  403-782-0456  

CJ Madison Inc. Red Deer   Posted:  2018-10-25 
Breed:  Red and Black Angus   Quantity:  40 second calf   Price:  Call for price
40 non-papered Purebred Angus second calvers. 15 Blacks, 25 Reds. Bred to purebred Black Angus. Bull out July 1 for 63 days.
Phone:  403-391-2272  

Mark  Laye Consort   Posted:  2018-10-25 
Breed:  Hereford   Quantity:  14   Price:  $1500
14 RWF Cows Bred Charolais.
Phone:  403-575-0194 Cell:  403-575-0194

Bill  Meier Carvel   Posted:  2018-10-25 
Price:  $20,900 obo
For sale entire herd of eleven bred Gelbvieh cows. Selling due to health concerns.
Phone:  780-983-0697  

J Bar C Ranches Red Deer   Posted:  2018-10-24 
Breed:  Red Angus / Simmental Crosses   Quantity:  Up to 200   Price:  Negotiable
Bred heifer packages for sale. Earliest calves will be on the ground for early March. We have Angus cross with a nice Semmi influence. Mostly Red, RWF & some Blacks. Bred to premium Low birth weight pure bred Red Angus bulls (papered). These are very nice sized heifers that will make great cows to fit most anyone program. We also offer extended feeding arrangements for those buyers that need replacement cattle, however are short on feed this year. Can deliver if required. Serious inquiries only
Phone:  403-391-8229  

Crystal  Wunsch Three Hills   Posted:  2018-10-24 
Breed:  Longhorn/Corriente   Quantity:  11   Price:  7700 pkg.
Long yearling heifers, not bred. Quiet, been used for training horses on cutting and reining, so now are ready for breeding. Will sell in smaller lots. Leave message if no answer.
Phone:  403-443-5316 Cell:  403-443-8120

Mark  Stoodley Strathmore   Posted:  2018-10-23 
Stoodley?s 9th Annual Reputation Bred Heifer Sale November 28 2018 Calgary Stockyards. 65 Red/RBF Heifers bred to low birth weight Red Angus bulls 80lbs or less. All shots including Scour Guard and Ivomec
Phone:  403-560-4343 Cell:  403-901-9233

Codiak Acres Ardrossan   Posted:  2018-10-22 
Gary  Kiziak
Breed:  Black/Black Baldie   Quantity:  up to 20   Price:  $1800.00
Up to 20 Black/Black Baldie heifers bred Speckle Park. April/May calves. Excellent heifers. Preg tested--Full herd health. Bred to Speckle Park bulls.
Phone:  780-974-5793  

Gary  Dickson Alhambra   Posted:  2018-10-18 
Breed:  Red and black angus   Quantity:  43   Price:  $1800
43 bred, home raised heifers for sale. Half are Red Angus and other Black Angus. All preg checked to calve May/June. Bred to lbw black and Red Angus bulls. Nice group here, over 1000 lbs.
Phone:  403-846-6437  

Jim  Lowry Perryvale   Posted:  2018-10-18 
Breed:  Angus   Quantity:  80   Price:  $1950
80 good quality bred heifers. Bred to low birth weight Angus Bulls to start calving April first. Call for additional information.
Phone:  780-698-2655 Cell:  780-327-9106

M.C. Quantock "Canada's Bulls" Bull Sale Lloydminster   Posted:  2018-10-17 
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 12 noon at the Lloydminster Exhibition grounds. 450 bulls. Red Angus, Black Anger, Super Baldies (RAxSM), Herefords (Plus H-2 Hybrids), Black Super Baldies (BAxSM), Super Guppies (GVxRA), Charolais. For further information, please call Mac or Pat Creech. Other website
Phone:  1-800-561-2855  

M.C. Quantock Livestock "Super Sisters" Bred Heifer Sale Lloydminster   Posted:  2018-10-17 
Saturday Dec 8, 2018 1 pm at Lloydminster Livestock Sales (formerly Heartland Livestock). Groups of half sisters. One iron unique genetics for May Calves. See photos on our website in November. For further information please call Mac or Pat Creech.
Phone:  1-800-561-2855  

J.  Boyer Entwistle   Posted:  2018-10-16 
Breed:  Black Angus X (Angus/Limo)   Quantity:  40   Price:  $1500
Herd of young cows & heifers: 1st calvers (2), 2nd calvers (25), 2 older cows (7 year-old & 9 year-old), & heifers (11). Exposed to bull June 15-Sept 30 (majority of cows will calve in April/May). All born & raised here. Moderate framed, feed efficient cattle, fertile (several sets of twins).
Phone:  780-898-4404-or-780-898-4408  

Lyle  Barritt Cleardale   Posted:  2018-10-14 
Breed:  Red and black Angus cows   Quantity:  870  
870 head of bred red and black Angus cows for sale. Due to start calving late April. There is a possibility of summer pasture. Call for more details. 780-685-2828
Phone:  780-685-2828  

Lazy T Farm Halkirk   Posted:  2018-10-14 
Breed:  Luing X Angus   Quantity:  4   Price:  750
Selling 4 Luing X Angus heifer calves from our grass-fed beef program born in April 2018. These calves are from cows that have been selected for their maternal traits, Very good feet, udders, and temperament. Unfortunately, don't have the feed to keep these calves through the winter. No steroids, or added hormones. These calves have only seen grass/forage, no grain and are trained on an electric fence. Calves can be weaned any time now.
Phone:  403-741-8500  

Metz Valleyview   Posted:  2018-10-14 
Price:  2000.00
Bred heifers. Seven big soggy Char X heifers. Home raised, bred to black bull for April calving. Weighing approx 1200 lbs (taped). Preg checked Oct 14/2018. 2000.00 obo
Phone:  780-525-4300  

Kirk  Cowell Spirit River   Posted:  2018-10-12 
Breed:  Angus/Welsh Black   Quantity:  20-40  
Bred heifers and young cows, reds and blacks, raised in low-input rotational grazing system. Excellent pasture available until December, and custom-feeding and grazing is also possible. Please contact for pictures, etc.
Phone:  780-864-9218  

Shiella  McCarroll Sunset House   Posted:  2018-10-12 
Breed:  Black Angus  
16 bred Black Angus heifers for sale, $2000.00 each. Bulls out July 18th. Bred to Black Angus. 2 purebred Black Angus bulls for sale also, will be 3 yrs old in January $3500 each.
Phone:  780-524-2578  

SS Cattle Company Irma   Posted:  2018-10-11 
Sheldon  Archibald
Breed:  Horned & Polled Hereford & Hereford Angus Cross   Quantity:  100   Price:  $2500-3000/head
Herd Dispersal 3-7yr old Horned & Polled Hereford, Black Baldie F1 Commercial cows, available by Dec 1. The calves will be weaned & cows will be pregnancy checked to calve late April & May $2500. Reg Purebred Herefords & Heifers $3000. Stop by the Stall at Stockade Roundup in Lloydminster or Farm Fair in Edmonton. Call 780-842-0118 to arrange viewing. Thanks for your interest in our cattle, you won?t be disappointed. Sincerely SS Cattle
Phone:  780-754-2850 Cell:  780-842-0118

Gary  Dickson Alhambra   Posted:  2018-10-08 
Breed:  Red and black angus   Quantity:  43   Price:  $1850
I have 43 red and black Angus heifers bred to lbw red and black Angus bulls. All home raised heifers. Nice uniform group. All preg checked to calve May/June. Will feed until November 1. Roughly half reds and other half blacks.
Phone:  403-846-6437  

Northway Cattle Co. Cleardale   Posted:  2018-10-08 
Breed:  Simm/Angus & Angus x   Quantity:  250   Price:  Dec 4 DLMS
Northway Cattle Co. online Dec 4 DLMS. Selling our top end Commercial heifers. Here's a rare chance to buy Genetics Deep in maternal traits as we are focusing on building a Herd of Premium Angus Cattle to sell as Seedstock. 125 Red Simm/Angus Bred 45 day calving starts March 10.125 Black Angus x. Bred 21 Days. Calving Starts April 12. We?ll feed them till End of January and deliver for free. No feed? We can calve them out for you. Call to discuss this option. Pete? 780-835-8291
Phone:  780-834-7055  

Bill  Stern Wildwood   Posted:  2018-10-08 
Quantity:  25   Price:  2500.00
25 Bred heifers. Nice, quiet, pail fed heifers bred to black angus easy calving, low birth weight bulls. Preg checked, ivomec'd and scour boss 9 on Oct. 5th. Bulls turned out June 6th and pulled Sept. 1st for March/April calving. Can possibly be kept until first week of December. $2500 each. Price may be negotiable if all 25 are taken.
Phone:  780-203-1039  

P Cross Ranch Ltd Biggar   Posted:  2018-10-06 
Garret  Poletz
Have 400 black angus/semi bred heifers for sale. Call Garret for details
Phone:  306-948-8057 Cell:  306-948-8057

Kurt  . Sturgeon County   Posted:  2018-10-05 
Breed:  Black Angus / Limo cross   Quantity:  #2   Price:  $3000
I have #2-17 month old, naturally fed Black Angus/Limousine cross, grass finished steers ready for the butcher. There weights are in the 1300lbs range and can be weighed prior. They have been natural fed from birth, no chemicals, natural grass, hay, and oats. No steroids or hormones used. $3000 ea. Ph 780-886-8034
Phone:  780-886-8034  

Rusylvia Cattle Co Derwent   Posted:  2018-10-04 
Ken  Pashulka
Breed:  Maine Anjou, Angus and Simmental   Quantity:  16  
Show Steers and Heifers. AI sired. Purebred, Angus, Purebred Maine Anjou, Maintainer, Sim/Angus and Clubbie/Commercials Halter broke, weaned, vaccinated and quiet. Open House Oct 13 -1pm with Clipping Demonstration. Draws, lunch, tours Online sale Oct 14 -7 pm on
Phone:  780-741-2188  

Nathan  Taks Bowden   Posted:  2018-10-03 
Breed:  Red Angus Simmental Cross   Quantity:  22   Price:  1600
Small Herd Dispersal with pure bred registered Charolais bull, bred for March April calving. Cows and bull are very quiet. Middle aged in very good shape.
Phone:  403-224-2265 Cell:  403-586-1165

Murray  Jans Sundre   Posted:  2018-10-02 
Breed:  Red angus/simmental   Quantity:  100   Price:  Please contact
Wanted someone to permanently take approx 100 head on a share basis. Cows come from a full herd health program. Bred to Charolais or Simmental bulls. Will be preg checked. Please call for more details.
Phone:  403-506-7257  

Travis  Lidstone Winfield   Posted:  2018-10-02 
Breed:  Black Angus and Angus Simmental   Quantity:  20   Price:  $1950
49 heifers to choose from your pick. 30 are black angus and 19 are angus simmental cross. All are black and polled. Bred to easy calving low birth weight Black Angus bulls. Should start around March 7. These are a great bunch of heifers. Should weigh a bit over 1100 but have not been weighed.
Phone:  780-299-2455  
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  • the specific address that the livestock are to be delivered to (legal land description)
  • the payment amount
  • terms of payment - paid in advance, cash on delivery
  • Under the Alberta Sale of Goods Act all contracts for goods sold over $50.00 must be in writing.

    Be prepared!

  • have a detailed livestock manifest completed with brands identified and send the completed invoice with the trucker
  • have the purchaser sign for each load (confirmation of delivery)
  • have the trucker bring back the payment (or the balance of the payment) for each load delivered
  • Do not wait

    If a payment is not made on time contact the buyer immediately to get it resolved. At the same time stop any further shipments to the buyer.

    If necessary you can take legal action to recover the outstanding payment. Please note that the maximum amount that you can pursue through small claims court in Alberta is $25,000. To recover an amount greater than this you will need to hire a lawyer and go through the Court of Queen's Bench.

    If You are Buying

    Be clear on who you are buying from

  • are they another farmer or are they a broker?
  • if trucking is included will they be delivering the livestock themselves? Is the shipping rate fair and reasonable?
  • Know what you are buying

  • make the trip to visually appraise the livestock and ensure that they are in good condition
  • make it clear to the seller that any load which is of a lesser quality than that which you agreed to purchase will be returned to them at their expense
  • be prepared to make a down payment at this time but do not put more than 50% down
  • confirm animal identification by video recording of livestock being purchased
  • The agreement to purchase must be in writing

  • detailed livestock description (breed, sex, age, weight)
  • seller's name, full mailing address & phone numbers
  • your name, full mailing address & phone numbers
  • the specific address that the livestock are to be delivered to (legal land description)
  • the payment amount
  • terms of payment - e.g. part in advance with balance on delivery
  • Under the Alberta Sale of Goods Act all contracts for goods sold over $50.00 must be in writing.
  • Do not wait

    If you have put a down payment on your purchase but do not receive the livestock within the agreed upon timeframe then contact the seller immediately to get it resolved. If you are unable to resolve the problem you will need to put a stop payment on any other cheques to the seller so that you can limit your risk.

    If necessary you can take legal action to recover the outstanding payment. Please note that the maximum amount that you can pursue through small claims court in Alberta is $25,000. To recover an amount greater than this you will need to hire a lawyer and go through the Court of Queen's Bench.