BUYER INFO

2021 SALE SCHEDULE
March 25 – Weaned Feeder Calf Sale

May 6 – Non-Weaned Feeder Calf Sale
June 17 – Weaned Feeder Calf Sale

August 5 – Weaned Feeder Calf Sale

September 9 – Weaned Feeder Calf Sale

SALE SHEET
Sale listing will be posted prior to the sale. View sale results below.

Sales start at 6:00 pm eastern time unless otherwise posted.

Bidding is available in the barn or on the conference call information below. In order to bid on the conference call you must contact the office to receive a buyer number. Office: 704-474-7681

Live video of the sale is available online at www.norwoodstockyard.com however online bidding is not available.

Conference call in number: 1-866-906-9888

Passcode: Call the office for passcode number

GRADING DESCRIPTIONS

Cattle are graded according to sex, weight, frame score & muscling, and color/breed characteristics to create as uniform pens as possible. Pens are sorted into 50-100 lb brackets. An explanation of the grading descriptions is listed below.

FRAME/MUSCLING DESCRIPTIONS:

• M - Medium & large frame with #1 or #1.5 muscling

• T - Medium & large frame with #2 muscling

• S - Small frame with #1 muscling

COLOR/BREED DESCRIPTIONS:

• A (or AH) - Black or BWF and showing predominantly Angus-based genetics

• EX - Black or colored cattle (no pink nose char) showing predominantly continental-based genetics. Red Angus cattle will also be in this category.

• BR - Black or colored cattle showing predominantly eared-type genetics (Brahman, Brangus, Santa Gertrudis, etc)

• SC - Pink-nosed Charolais or spotted Simmental type calves

• OX - Crossbred cattle with off or mixed colors

• H - Hereford based cattle

EXAMPLES:

M5A - M/L frame, #1 muscling, 5-weight steer, blk or bwf, Angus-based

T40EX - M/L frame, #2 muscling, 4-weight heifer, continental-based, could be blk/bwf, red, or ch-x (we will announce colors in the sale)

SALE REQUIREMENTS

Weaned Graded Feeder Calf Sales

  • Steers or heifer calves that are at least 400+ lbs. No bulls are allowed.

  • Steers must be properly castrated and healed.

  • Calves must not have horns - either be polled or properly dehorned and healed.

  • Producer must submit a completed and signed "Weaned Sale Health Record Form" on or before sale day.

  • We recommend producers become BQA Certified but is not required at this time. For online certification, click here. For NC info, click here.

Vaccinations

  • Two doses of a Respiratory Modified-Live Viral (MLV) vaccine for IBR-BVD-P13-BRSV

  • At least one dose of Mannheimia Haemolytica (Pasteurella), can be given with MLV vaccine

  • Two doses of a Clostridial/Blackleg vaccine

  • At least one dose of Haemophilus Somnus, can be given with blackleg vaccine

  • At least one round of parasite control with a recognized dewormer

  • Implants are optional

  • Vaccinations must be given between 21 days and 4 months prior to the sale.

  • Booster vaccine must be given between 21 days and 60 days prior to the sale.

Weaning

  • Calves must be weaned for 45+ days.

Other conditions

  • Calves must be tagged with a weaned sale ear tag (yellow tag) at the farm prior to being delivered to the sale

  • Heifers must be guaranteed open. $200/heifer will be charged to producers who have a heifer that comes up to be bred, provided there is appropriate documentation provided by the buyer.

Non-Weaned Graded Feeder Calf Sales

  • Steers or heifer calves that are at least 300+ lbs. No bulls are allowed.

  • Steers must be properly castrated and healed.

  • Calves must not have horns - either be polled or properly dehorned and healed.

  • Producer must submit a completed and signed "Non-Weaned Sale Health Record Form" on or before sale day.

  • We recommend producers become BQA Certified but is not required at this time. For online certification, click here. For NC info, click here.

Vaccinations

  • One dose of a Respiratory Modified-Live Viral (MLV) vaccine for IBR-BVD-P13-BRSV

  • One dose of Mannheimia Haemolytica (Pasteurella), can be given with MLV vaccine

  • One dose of a clostridial/blackleg vaccine - can be with or without somnus

  • At least one round of parasite control with a recognized dewormer

  • Implants are optional

  • Vaccinations must be given between 21 days and 60 days prior to the sale

Other conditions

  • Calves must be tagged with a non-weaned sale ear tag (orange tag) at the farm prior to being delivered to the sale​