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General Information
        2 – Quality Genetics Built on a Heritage of Commitment

        Delivery                                               Heart River Ranch and Open A Angus
         Free Delivery to central points up to 500 miles. Balance will be at cost. We will make   Loss of Use Policy
         every effort to assist in deliveries of greater distance or by private arrangements and   2017 optional loss of use policy: Heart River Ranch and Open A Angus are striving to
         volume purchases. Delivery will be made at our convenience and efforts will be made   offer the best options not only in beef animal genetics but also loss of use protection
         to have bulls delivered by April 1.                     for bulls and/or females we offer to our customers. We would like to introduce our

        Feeding and Development of Bulls                         customers to the Stockman’s Insurance Policy which to the best of our knowledge and
         All bulls of HRR and Open A were weaned in late October and did not receive   research offers the best protection to you, our customers.
         creep feed with the exception of a few Open A bulls that were ET calves produced   Heart River Ranch/Open A Angus will pay 4% of sale price toward the
         at a recipient herd. Calved received their pre-weaning and weaning vaccinations   Stockman’s Insurance policy. The balance of the policy will be paid
         and were handled in every respect as all natural. Bulls were fed to gain 2.5lb per   by the customer. If the customer chooses to decline the policy, Heart
         head per day on a 1% grain and by product rotation. Bulls were fed free choice   River Ranch or Open A Angus has no obligation to cover any loses
         mineral, salt, and hay. We took yearling weights at approximately 105 days post   due to injury, sickness or death. Heart River Ranch/Open A Angus
         weaning with no post weaning adjustment period or warm up period. Our intent   does guarantee all cattle to be sound the day of the sale. All bulls will
         was to grow out the bulls for maximum longevity and integrity of the bull.  be semen tested by the Wibaux Vet Clinic in March/April 2017.
        Historic Photos                                          Breeder’s Guarantee: All bulls are guaranteed to be breeders. All claims
         Most of the historic photos in this catalog were taken by Inez Kessler, Annette’s   for adjustment or refund must be made in writing within six months of the sale
         great grandmother between 1905 and 1908 in the Gaylord, ND area. Inez was   date. In the event a bull is claimed to be a non-breeder, the purchaser may
         the only person to have a camera in the area and as a result she took pictures of   return the animal to the ranch of the seller if in good condition and complying
         many people and events. The town of Gaylord was located about 13 miles south of   with the health requirements of the Seller’s state. The Seller will be entitled to
         Belfi eld, ND along US Highway 85. The Gaylord Post Offi ce and store was a stop   six months trial following the return of the animal in which to prove that the
         for travelers going south. This building still stands at the Curt Molm place.   animal is a breeder. If at the end of six months, the Seller shall be obligated
                                                                 to replace the animal with another of equal value or to refund the purchase
        Red Angus EPD Averages (non-parent)                      price. The return of the full purchase price shall in any case be deemed full
         HB  GM  CED  BW  WW  YW  MK  ME  HPG  CEM ST  MB   YG   CW  REA   Fat  satisfaction and settlement. If the Seller proved the animal to be a breeder, it
          94 49  5  -2.0  59 90  21  1  11  4  10  0.45  0.02  21  0.12  0.00  shall be the obligation of the purchaser to take delivery of the animal at the
                                                                 purchaser’s expense.
        Angus EPD Averages (non-parent)
                                                                 Implied warranty: Except for those stated in the terms and conditions, there
         CED  BW  WW  YW  CEM MILK MW MARB REA  FAT   $W   $F   $B  are no warranties or implies, as to merchantability or fi tness for a particular
          +6 +1.2 +48  +85  +8 +24  +27 +.56 +.51 +.020 +43.34 +39.20 +105.91  purpose with respect to the cattle being sold in this auction. The warranties
                                                                 set forth in the terms and condition are in lieu of all other warranties, either
        Sale Terms & Conditions                                  expressed or implied and the remedies provided therein shall be the sole and
         The terms of the sale are cash. No release will be given until satisfactory settlement has   exclusive remedy of the buyer, or any party claiming through the buyer, for
         been made. All settlements will be made with the clerks of the sale immediately after   any breach of warranty or guarantee therein provided and all other obligations
         the sale. We reserve the right to withhold animals from shipment for whom payments   or liabilities.
         have not been received prior to departure date. Every animal sells to the highest bidder
         and in cases of disputes, the auctioneer’s decision will be fi nal. All Sales are subject to   Health
         an acceptable semen examination. Semen evaluation certifi cates will be furnished to   Bulls and heifers were treated with Enforce at birth and branding and were calfhood
         the buyer at delivery.                                  vaccinated with 4-way and 7-way. At weaning, calves were given a 5-way, 7-way and
                                                                 One Shot, boosters were also given. Calves and cows were poured with Dectomax in
         Bulls were carcass ultrasounded on February 25, 2017.   the spring, fall and late winter. . All bulls will be vaccinated with Preg Guard, Endovac
                                                                 and dewormed prior to delivery. All females are Bangs vaccinated and on a fall vaccina-
         Updated EPD information, carcass ultrasound, and 50K data will be provided
         at the sale and available at or www.openaangus.  tion program.
         com. This information will be available as soon as it is received from the Red   Semen Tests:  Bulls will be semen tested after the sale.
         Angus Association of America or the American Angus Association.
                                                               Semen Interests:
                                                                 Heart River Ranch and Open A Angus are each respectively retaining 50 percent revenue-
         All bulls have been tested using the Zoetis 50k genomic   sharing semen interest in every bull selling in this sale. Full possession and full salvage
         test and parent verifi ed.                               value sells on all bulls. If a buyer chooses to collect and market semen, the seller will share
                                                                 proportionately in the collection costs and revenues earned. In the event that the seller
         Health certifi cates and brand releases will be furnished for shipment anywhere   chooses to collect semen for “in herd” use, it will be done at the seller’s expense and at
         in the United States.
                                                                 buyer convenience. Semen will be made available to buyer at cost.
         Each animal carries a readable tattoo or freeze brand.
                                                               Volume Discounts
        Insurance                                                We are pleased to give a volume buyer discount. You will receive 5% off of purchases
         Ownership risk to purchaser commences when the auctioneer’s hammer falls. Insurance   of 5 to 9 bulls, and 10% off of 10 or more bulls. Please notify the clerk when you check
         will be available sale day. It is recommended that buyers insure their purchases for safe   out to receive your discount. This is another way to say “Thank You” for your trust in
         delivery. Purchaser assumes the risk of death or injury to their livestock immediately   our program.
         after the sale.
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