The Breeding Swine Sale is hosted and sponsored by California Pork Producers Association. Proceeds from the sale help to fund California Pork Producers Association in its mission to be a catalyst for California pork industry stakeholders to collectively and collaboratively build a socially responsible, sustainable, and economically viable pork industry through information, promotion, and education.

Breeding Swine Sale Catalog_Final

Location: California State Fair, Cal Expo, Sacramento
Date: July 29, 2017 – Reception 4:00 pm, Sale 5:00 pm

Sale Rules
1. All animals entered and officially shown in the 2017 California State Fair Open Breeding Swine Show qualify for this sale. Enter animal in Breeding Swine Show and Sale Division.
2. Approximately 50 head will sell. Management reserves the right to limit sale entries as it deems appropriate.
3. After sale costs are covered, the State will donate all net proceeds to the State Fair Scholarship Fund.
4. There will be an entry fee of $10 per head. A 15% sale commission will be charged.
5. All entries must enter and show in individual breeding classes in order to sell.
6. All buy back consignments will be charged a 15% commission. Animals that do not receive a bid (pass outs) are not charged any fee.

Entry Requirements
1. Sale entries must include name and registration number of the entry, date farrowed, number of pigs farrowed in the litter and name and registration number of sire and dam. (Please attach a separate fact sheet).
2. Individual Health Papers will be required on all breeding stock to facilitate out of state purchases. This is the seller’s responsibility. The California State Fair Veterinarian may be available to produce health papers for exhibitors for a fee.
3. All sale entries must enter and show in individual breeding classes in order to sell.
4. All sale consignors must be members of the California Pork Producers Association

A certificate of registration with ownership transferred to the buyer will be furnished by each co-signer for each animal sold at no cost to the buyer. Registration certificates will be held by the Sale Clerk and transferred to the buyer as part of the general sales expenses.

Individual animals will be sold to the highest bidder. Contact the California Pork Producers Association regarding payment arrangements. All payments must be made at the sale. All settlements are to be made with the Sale Clerk immediately following the sale. (A 15% buy-back commission will be charged to all exhibitors who “buy-back” their own animals through the sale). Payments to consignors will be completed after buyers payments have cleared the bank and not before. All payments to consignors and collections from buyers shall be performed by the California Pork Producers Association.

Each animal is at the buyer’s risk as soon as declared sold. It is the seller’s responsibility to make all deliveries and to collect all payments when the buyer is in default. The state is not responsible for payments in default.

Each consignor subscribes to the National Swine Registry Code of Fair Practice. All responsibility in this regards is between buyer and seller. Copies of this code will be provided to each buyer.

It is mutually understood in holding this show and sale that the management of the California State Fair and the California Pork Producers Association, are merely cooperating with the participating breeders in staging this event and consequently assume no responsibility as to the care, loss or injury to exhibits (animals) and that each contract shall represent a contract between buyers and sellers of each animal.

The California State Fair and the California Pork Producers Association assures each consignor and purchaser that it will take all practical steps for safeguarding each party’s interest, but it will not and cannot assume responsibility for collections, buyer payments, guarantees, etc.

Absentee Buyers
Mail orders may be addressed to the Breeding Swine Sale Secretary in care of the California State Fair entry office and must be received no later than Friday, June 17, 2016. Representatives making purchases on the request of buyers do so as an accommodation to both buyer and seller without charge.

All Sale animal deliveries are the responsibility of the buyer and seller.

All sale substitutions must be reported to Sale Management at time of registration paper check-in and no substitutions will be allowed after that time.

For entry information click here.