Keywords: April Internet Auction 04/22/17 - 04/25/17


Click on the 'ALL ITEMS' link below to view catalog and to place bids on sale day.

Highlights: ENTRY DEADLINE - FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017


Selling superior cattle genetics including embryos, heifers, semen, and bulls!

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Categories: Catalog - ALL ITEMS (16) - EMBRYOS (6) - FLUSH (2) - PAIR (1) - SEMEN (7)
Notes: All Photos may be enlarged by clicking on the thumbnail or lot number. Clicking on thumbnail will also display additional photos. Several photos may be listed on some lots so hit your refresh button if download time is longer than normal.

**Joe Rickabaugh - Director of Field Management and Seedstock Marketing - 816-842-3757 or
**Dennis Schock - Manager, - 903-815-2004 or
**Mountain Region - Ben Brillhart at 406-947-2222 or
**Upper Midwest Region - John Meents at 419-306-7480 or
**Western Region - Mark Holt at 208-369-7425 or
**North Central Region - Levi Landers at 308-730-1396 or
**Eastern Region - Tommy Coley at (815) 988-7051 or
**Southwest Region – Dustin Layton, 405.464.2455,

This auction is strictly an ONLINE event. Registration is now open at the Register link above until February 28 at 7:45 PM EST. You must have a valid credit card to register for a bid number. If you have registered for previous online auctions you may use that bid number and password; however, you will need to update your account by adding your current information before you will be allowed to bid. Go to the Register link above and click on Update Bidder profile. If you lost your bidder number or password go to Register link above and click on Lost Bidder Number/Password.

To Place bids, click on All Items when the bidding floor opens. A bid screen will appear next to each lot. Input your bid or Maximum Bids scroll to the bottom of the page input your bid number and password and follow the prompts. Good Luck!


This auction will utilize the Horse Race Style Auction closing. With this option, all lots will close simultaneously. A few benefits to this style of auction - Buyer has the CHOICE to switch to any lot in the offering if he is outbid on his current choice; buyer does not have to deal with the "seller's order" of sale because all lots are offered and bid on simultaneously; and the buyer has true choices and more time to make decisions.

Extended Bidding means that the auction is not declared closed until there have been five minutes of inactivity on this sale. If there is any bidding during the inactivity period, the auction is extended until there is no bidding for five minutes during the inactivity period. You can always check the time remaining information that appears under each lot! REMEMBER TO CLICK ON REFRESH FOR UP-TO-DATE TIME REMAINING! For this sale, the extended bidding period is 5 minutes.

**Example 1: Auction closes at 8 PM. There is no bidding from 7:55 PM to 8 PM. All lots are declared closed and the sale ends at 8 PM.
**Example 2: Auction closes at 8 PM. There is a bid placed at 7:57 PM. Auction is extended by 5 minutes. No more bidding occurs. All lots are declared closed and the sale ends at 8:02 PM.
**Example 3: Auction closes at 8 PM. There is a bid placed at 7:57 PM. Auction is extended by 5 minutes until 8:02 PM. Another bid is placed at 8:01 PM. Auction is extended by 5 minutes until 8:06 PM. This will continue until no more bids are placed. When no bids have been placed for five minutes all lots are declared SOLD and the sale ends.

PLEASE call Dennis Schock, Hereford Auction Consultant, at 903-815-2004 or Ashley Nash at The Wendt Group, Inc. at 614-403-0726 if you have any questions or need assistance bidding!

RESERVE PRICE: A Reserve Price is established by the seller and is the starting bid price on each lot.

MAXIMUM BIDDING is a feature you may use during the duration of the auction. This feature allows you to place a private maximum bid that only you will know and allow the computer to bid on your behalf when another bidder places a bid on the same lot you are seeking. Visit the Online Auction Tips for more information.

Consult with the Terms and Conditions for Online Auctions prior to bidding online. Specific terms and conditions may be provided on a lot by lot basis. Check the auction lot individual descriptions or call the seller directly to discuss terms and conditions in advance of bidding.

All Embryo and Semen Packages will be your bid x the number in the package. Example $400 x 3 Embryos = $1200 final bid and auction price! When you submit your bid the extension number will multiply times the number in the package to create a total final auction price. This number will create your final invoice and sale price. Each lot will indicate in the notes the number of embryos selling.

Terms: All bidding and payments are in US Dollars. Accepted payment forms are: credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) online secure payment through PayPal, cashier's check, wire transfer, or money order. All funds are to be made payable to KEVIN WENDT, AUCTIONEER. Cashier's Check or Money Order send Next Day Air to: The Wendt Group, Inc, 121 Jackson Street, Plain City, OH 43064. NEW MAILING ADDRESS!!Full payment must be received in 4 business days from the close of bidding on or before November 4, 2012. Late fees are subject to a 2% finance charge after the fourth day. A fee of $50 will be assessed on all late payments and returned checks and the bidder denied access to future auctions. For wire transfers contact our office for details.

INVOICING:An invoice with payment instructions will be sent to each buyer's registered e-mail address at the close of bidding. A link to pay by credit card through secure PayPal will be provided. If you do not receive an e-mail invoice in 12 hours after the close of bidding please contact Ashley Nash at 614-403-0726. Please be aware at the conclusion of the auction the realized bid prices are posted with the winning buyer number. Payment in full is expected immediately after the auction and before any livestock or merchandise is exchanged. Failure to complete the payment terms as stated above will result in forfeiture of animals purchased and negative feedback reported to the credit bureau. Be sure you are capable of paying immediately and realize your bids are not conditional upon financing. Auction Company reserves the right to charge the entire purchase price and late fees to the credit card on file if payment is not made in 4 business days after the close of bidding.

DELIVERY OF LOTS: The buyer is responsible for all shipping expenses and providing a shipping tank, insurance, etc. related to each lot and will make shipping payment directly to the seller or shipping company. All shipping arrangements will be handled by the seller and buyer. The Wendt Group, Inc. and are not responsible or held liable for any damages resulting from the shipping. Arrangements need to be made in advance and immediately after purchase. Delivery fees may be charged by the breeder or hauler if necessary. If you need delivery assistance or have questions call ahead before you bid. Purchases may be picked up at the farms any time after the auction and full payment is received. Call the breeders to schedule an appointment.

TRUCKERS: The following are reputable truckers that deliver nationwide and can assist with the delivery of your animals. Randy Lathrop 847-910-4673, Marty Mickelson 435-757-0811, Henry Stockdale 931-626-6080 or Bob Woolsey 406-670-1877.

SHIPMENT OF EMBRYOS, SEMEN, AND LIVE ANIMAL TRANSFER: Shipment of embryos, semen, and the transfer of live animals is at the buyer’s expense and risk in cooperation with the seller. The Wendt Group, Inc. and claims no liability or guarantees on any genetics, products, or services purchased or sold through this site. Buyer will pay shipping costs to and from destinations to the shipper company. The buyer will pay for purchases with a credit card, cashier’s check, or money order. Embryos and semen will be held until the funds clear the bank.
The Wendt Group, Inc. and will provide the seller with a complete shipping address, instructions, and insurance information if needed from a buyer. The buyer will be responsible for providing a shipping tank and is responsible for the accuracy and quality of the tank. Buyer assumes all responsibility during the shipping process and is encouraged to buy insurance for the tank and genetics.

HEALTH PAPERS:Furnished upon request for each individual lot. Special testing or export health testing will be at the buyers expense. Potential buyer's please call your state vet office for permits, requirements etc. This will need to be done in advance and in a timely manner.

REGISTRATION PAPERS:Transferred to the new owner at the seller's expense after payment in full. Please register for a bid number exactly the way you want the pedigree transferred. The transfer of all pedigrees is the responsibility of the seller to the buyer. Kevin Wendt, Auctioneer and The Wendt Group, Inc. do not assume any responsibility or liability in the proper transfer of registration papers or certificates.

GUARANTEE: All lots sold under specific guarantee and standards of the American Hereford Association.

Standard Breeding Guarantee and Genetic Defect Disclaimer
We require that each consignor agree to the "Standard Breeding Guarantee and Genetic Defect Policies" endorsed the American Hereford Association. Should a defective calf result, buyer is responsible for reporting the defect and following through the association’s steps and protocol or other breed registry standards. If animal is verified to be defective by the American Hereford Association, buyer must submit a written copy of the verification to the Seller, The Wendt Group, Inc. and within 30 days after birth. Seller is responsible for refunding the purchase price in total or making an adjustment to the purchase price. This guarantee applies only to calves at birth that show signs of a genetic defect recognized by the breed association as there is not a test to determine if some genetic lines are carriers for a defect but do not show signs as an individual at birth. Unless an animal is listed on the individual breed association "genetic defect status list" the breed, breeder, and makes no representation of any kind as to whether an animal has a genetic defect. Consult with each breed association for more information. All transactions are between buyer and seller.

INSURANCE: Wilson Livestock Agency, Findlay, Illinois, Stuart Wilson, Harding & Harding Agency 217-756-8828 (office), 217-756-3206 (fax), OR James F Bessler Inc., Great American Insurance Company, Jim Bessler at 815-895-7868 (office), 815-762-2641 (cell); 815-899-9121 (fax) or email at are available to assist you with insurance to protect the value of your livestock in transit. They also have pregnancy insurance rates available. Each animal lot will become the buyers risk at the close of bidding. Please contact Stuart Wilson or Jim Bessler for all of your insurance needs or questions.

DISCLAIMER: Any person bidding on items in this auction agrees to these terms and conditions and understands that, by bidding, they are entering into a binding contract between themselves and the seller(s) and that they will be held financially responsible for their actions. This includes those people representing parties not present at the sale unless approval is received from the auction company. Neither the owners, auctioneers, sale manager or other affiliated personnel may be held responsible for any accidents that may occur. The Wendt Group, Inc. acts only as an agent between buyer and seller and may not be held responsible for any livestock or merchandise. It is to be clearly understood that The Wendt Group, Inc. and its representatives act only as a medium between buyer and seller, and may not be held liable, financially or otherwise, for any failure on the part of the same to fufill any obligations set forth in this sale or for the truth of any warranties expressed or implied. Neither does The Wendt Group, Inc. assume any financial obligations to collect or enforce the collection of monies between buyer and seller. This catalog has been prepared by the auctioneer from information provided by the seller(s) and is assumed accurate as presented to us. However, The Wendt Group, Inc. will in no way guarantee age, pedigree, or reproductive status of the animals selling. All exceptions taken and adjustments made are between buyer and seller.

Directions: If you are unable to bid during the auction or if you have a question regarding your billing invoice or using PayPal, please contact The Wendt Group Office, Ashley Nash, Auction Manager at 614-403-0726 or Dennis Schock, Hereford Auction Consultant, at 903-815-2004 and they will place an absentee bid for you.

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Plain City OH 43064
Phone: 614-403-0726
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