Essex County 4-H Swine, Beef, Sheep & Poultry Auction Sale
Harrow Fair Show Ring
Friday, September 1st, 2017
Auctioneers: Dave McCormick & Marty Unholzer
Swine – Beef – Sheep – Poultry
Auction rules and regulations
- Sale prices for all swine, beef, poultry and sheep are on a live weight basis.
- A sale program will be distributed prior to the sale. This program will indicate the 4-H member, the project’s weight and placing.
- All buyers must register before the sale and obtain a bidding number. All sales are final.
- All purchases are to be paid for on the day of the sale. Cheques must be given to the clerk by 5:00 pm and made out to: Essex County 4-H Association.
- Photographs of the Champion and Reserve Champion animals in each class will be taken after the sale. These photographs, provided by Colchester South and Harrow Agricultural Society, will consist of the 4-H member, project and buyer.
- Photographs of each animal sold will be taken at the conclusion of the show. These photographs will be provided by the Colchester South and Harrow Agricultural Society.
- All animals are the responsibility of the buyer once they are sold. All animals must remain on the fairgrounds until 4:00 pm, Sunday September 3rd. Poultry must remain until 5:00 pm.
- The buyer is responsible for all trucking and slaughter arrangements for beef, swine and sheep.
- Buyers of poultry who wish to take their birds live, must notify the clerk and pick up their birds on Sunday, after 5:00 pm. Arrangements for poultry processing to be announced.
- Members are responsible for maintaining the care of their animal until 4:00 pm Sunday afternoon.
- Only donations made to the local 4-H Association will be issued an official tax receipt. Individual clubs are not registered charities.
- Donated animals will be sold at the end of the auction sale.
All buyers of a 4-H project will receive:
- a photograph of their purchase
- an appropriate ribbon
- a recognition sign over their purchase for the duration of the fair
- recognition / thank-you in local papers
- the pleasure of knowing they supported a 4-H club member
Information on the 4-H Auction can be obtained by contacting:
Essex County 4-H Association
Emma Anger – President – 519-796-5696
Martin Rahn – Auction Chairperson 519-326-0812
Thank-you to all our 2016 Essex County 4-H auction buyers.
Your support helps our 4-H program grow in Essex County.
Adrian & Rochelle St. Pierre
Bally Bright Farms
Bill Libby Consulting
Black Bow Farms
Bock Sprinklers & Lawn Care
Cargill – Harrow
Cargill – Staples
Country Fresh Packers Ltd.
Dan & Bobbi Diemer
Delta Power Equipment
Ed Gibbs Electric
Erica Banwell CA
Essex Feed Warehouse
Garnet & Sue Morris
Grand Valley Fortifiers
G&S Equipment Rentals
Henry Klassen – Agris
Jack Morris Auctions
Jeff Stratichuk & Sons
Jody & Pierre Dozois
Karen & Adam Smitchen
Lee, Linda & Amy Pearce
McGrail’s Farm Equipment
Nostadt’s Beef on a Bun
Rob & Kelli Kirkpatrick
RWDI – Brad Bergeron
Sunny Birch Farms
Taras Natyshak MPP
Tec-Land – Ernie Taves
The Butcher of Kingsville
The Feed Store
Tony – Carter Shows
T.S. Mullin Farms
Thank-you to the Colchester South & Harrow Agricultural Society.
Your commitment to an Agricultural Fair and 4-H keep us strong.
Marty Unholzer and Jack Morris, Thank-you for a job well done!!
The public is invited to the 2017 4-H Harrow Fair Auction
on Friday, September 1st, 2017 starting at 3:00 pm.
4-H is for Youth age 6-21 yrs. If interested in becoming a member please join us.
For more information call Michelle Pearce at email@example.com or Bonnie Popov at firstname.lastname@example.org