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4-H members will receive a
$25 discount on breeding stock (Must provide
proof of active club membership and the club
Ranch does not offer stud service to
If you are
interested in breeding to one of our bucks I
will need to see paperwork (dated within 3
weeks) showing CAE, CL and Johnes negative
results from a trustworthy lab (WADDL, UC
Davis etc.) on EVERY doe being brought to
our property. Visual inspection of health is
also required before entering our premises.
If interested in buck services please ask to
see a breeding contract.
The buyer is
responsible for payment of the following for
out of state transportation:
certificate and vet check~ $45
~Cost of any extra blood tests that your
state may require~
~Shipping crate (if using air transport)
~ gas fees to LAX airport (if using air
~air fees or
recommend ground transport as it is much
more convenient and usually more cost
effective. I am more than happy to help set
up transport as I deal with out of state
buyers/transport on a regular basis.
for what your state requirements are when
importing livestock. Additional testing (TB,
Brucellosis, etc.) will be at the buyer's
We will gladly bring your kids to
any show that we are attending, free of
charge. Buyers are also welcome to pick up
their kid(s) at the farm so that they can
see the dam and other relatives first-hand.
herd is tested annually for CAE, CL and
Johnes as of October, 2010, 2011 and
2012 all results have been NEGATIVE! J
require a non refundable deposit to hold a
kid until weaning (8 weeks of age). We will
only hold a kid until it reaches 8 weeks of
age without payment in full. After that
time, if the kid/kids have not been paid in
full, the animal will be offered for sale to
others and you will forfeit any payments. If
the animal is not picked up at the agreed
upon time, a boarding fee of $1.00 per day
may be applied. An animal must be paid in
full to leave our property. All expenses
(including board, vet and shipping) must be
paid before an animal is shipped.
Faint-Hearted Ranch reserves the right to
retain any reserved animal for any reason.
If this is done, any payments
received will be returned to the buyer.
Faint-Hearted Ranch sells animals that are
healthy and sound at the time of transfer.
We cannot guarantee that they will mature as
you or we would expect. We cannot guarantee
their mature coat length, quality of their
offspring, etc. We can only make educated
guesses. There are many factors involved in
the development of an animal including
life-long management (feeding, health care
maintenance, parasite control, housing,
breeding, stress, etc).
however do our best to realistically
represent the animal with photos and
detailed descriptions for long-distance
buyers. All sales are final.
from the time it
leaves the farm,
circumstances. Should we be presented with a
Vetís official statement that the animal in
question had a congenital, or another
underlying condition prior to transfer, we
will replace the animal with another of
equal value. Faint-Hearted Ranch will not
claim responsibility for illness, damage or
death as a result of shipping. Accidents
If we sell breeding stock that proves to be
infertile (backed up with a Vet or AI
collectorís detailed report for
verification) we feel an obligation to
replace it with our choice of something
comparable, depending on availability. We
will require the infertile animalís
certificate of registration to be turned
over to us for the replacement.
A purchaser has the right to a full
veterinary examination at his/her expense on
any animals to be purchased. We are not
responsible for the health of any animal
purchased from us
Kids are handled as soon as possible after
birth and from then on as time permits in
order to ensure a socialized, friendly kid.
We try to be there for every birth.
All kids will come registered and with
transfers for MHB and/or MGR and MSFGA if
All kids not polled are disbudded between
the ages of 2-10 days of age. If you choose
to have your kid remain horned it must be
paid for in full by 10 days
of age. All kids past 6 weeks of age will
have their first booster of CD/T - Sometimes
the site of the shot will leave a little
bump. This will disappear with time.
If a doe is posted as being
"exposed" to a buck we do not guarantee that
animal is bred. "Exposed" means that animal
has been in with a buck for a period of
If an animal is posted as being "bred", that
means we have either not seen that doe come
back into heat for an entire heat cycle, or
had a blood test to assure pregnancy.
There will be no refund of money under any
circumstance for a doe that aborts or does
not have live viable kids.
If you have any questions about the above
policies please ask before committing
either be sent or asked to print out a
contract of our sales policy plus info of
the animal for sale, sign it, and send it to
The buyer will receive a copy for their own