JUNIOR LIVESTOCK
AUCTION

9:30 AM Jr. Livestock Auction~Commercial Bred Heifers followed by Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Market Animals followed by all Market Animals

NOON~ Sale of the Heritage Animal

Add-Ons will must be received in the Livestock or Fair Admin. office no later than 7:00 PM day of Sale.

BUYERS FORMS

How to Download and Complete Fillable Fair Entry Forms

2022 FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

All 2023 TO POSTED UPON AVAILBILITY. 

Auction Agreement 2023

Absentee Buyer Authorization Form 2023

If you do not have a buyer’s number, leave that field open. One will be issued to you.

SALES COMMITTEE

Mitch Brown
John Corkins
LC Kaylor
John Konda
Gary Laux

Nate Laux
Dennis Sexton
Casey Tharp
Kenny Walker

OFFICIAL BANK OF THE PORTERVILLE FAIR

WILL ACT AS THE CASHIER FOR THE SALE

TERMS OF THE SALE: Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card the day of the sale in the LIVESTOCK OFFICE unless prior credit arrangements  have been made with management. ALL  purchases  MUST  be  paid  in full within 30 days after the sale. Make checks payable to “Porterville Fair”. The ultimate responsibility for payment for sale animals and add-ons rests with the person who signs the invoice at the time of the sale. Persons  acting  as “agents” for other  individuals  should have a signed authorization for purchase to release them from any liability for payment. Please attach the release of liability statement to the sales invoice.

  1. Exhibitor checks may be available at the Awards Banquet Friday, May  26,  2023 & will be released to 4-H  Community Leaders & FFA Advisors only. There will be a $25 charge to  replace lost checks. Checks will only be replaced  within  30 days of issue date.   NOTE: 4-H Community Leaders & FFA Advisors will be responsible to see that ALL thank you letters are collected AND mailed to ALL livestock add-on AND award sponsors. A buyers list with addresses will be issued to each Leader/Advisor Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Award sponsor names & addresses will be prominently displayed on the back of each award.
  2. FEES: The following fees will be assessed by the Fair (Fees subject to change.)
    1. 5% commission on each animal sold
    2. $4.50 each market beef (Brand Inspection & Beef Council fees)
    3. 5% finance charge will be assessed monthly on all unpaid Auction purchases after 60 days.
  3. Only animals graded “Market Ready” will
  4. By entering, each market animal exhibitor acknowledges responsibility in the event their animal is found to contain drug If drug residues are detected,  exhibitors may be liable for financial  restitution, attorney’s fees and civil penalties. Exhibitors may also be subject to disciplinary measures administered by the Porterville Fair, including but not limited to, the cancellation of sale transactions. The Junior  Livestock  Auction  is conducted for the support of education in Agriculture and the convenience of exhibitors. Exhibitors are solely responsible for the care & mortality of their animals until shipment by Porterville Fair.
  5. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Steers, Lambs, Hogs, Goats, Rabbit & Poultry Meat Pens must be sold for processing at a state inspected
  6. Each exhibitor shall sell only  one market animal through the Junior Livestock Auction, unless  he/she  shows  a Grand Champion or Reserve Grand Champion and is exhibiting  more than one animal.   In  that event, pursuant to the rule that the Grand Champion and Reserved Grand Champion must sell, the exhibitor then may be entitled to sell a second animal. If  an exhibitor  exhibits  more than one market animal, he/she must declare one hour following the conclusion of the market show which animal will be sold, if not declared  –  highest  placing  animal  will be
  7. Every seller will be required to serve as a runner after his/her animal is sold. Serving as a runner is a service to the staff & is considered a courtesy on behalf  of  the
  8. ADD-ONS: Buyers can “add-on” additional monies to a purchase made by a primary buyer. ALL add-ons must be physically received in the Admin or Livestock office NO LATER than 7 PM the day of the Sale. Add­ ons may be emailed to livestock@portervillefair.com or faxed to 781.8601 (you must call the livestock office to confirm receipt of add-on emailed or faxed). Add­ ons will not be taken at the auction. Add-on invoices must be completed with a buyer’s number and required signature before an add-on will be taken. The minimum add-on bid is $25.
  9. All market animals are consigned to the sale at the time of Exhibitors wishing  to  withdraw  their animal from the sale must do so at the Livestock Office within one hour after their market animal division judging is completed.
  10. Previous year’s buyers with purchases or add-ons totaling over $100.00 will be mailed auction New buyers must register at the table near the livestock office.
  11. Any animal reaching a must sell position at any other livestock show can not be exhibited at  the Tulare County Livestock Show and Community Fair. (Porterville Fair)
  12. Maximum paid weight will be: Market Beef-1,300 , Market Swine-275 lbs., Market Lambs-145 lbs., Meat Goats-100 lbs.
  13. Condemnation: Each seller agrees to indemnify & hold harmless the Fair Board against any loss or liability by reason of any animal sold by such seller being condemned at point of inspection. The Market Livestock Sale is conducted for the convenience of exhibitors. The Fair Board will assist in any way possible, but will not be responsible, for any loss incurred before or after the