Feeder Calf Sales

State Graded Feeder Calf Sales are held each year at Stanly County Livestock Market. Guidelines and record forms are available on this page.

State-graded feeder calf sales are a popular option for producers looking to earn extra value for their calves. Since calves are grouped into pens according to sex, weight, and grade to create uniform groups, we are able to add extra value to the calves at the sale. We use state graders from the NC Department of Agriculture at all of the sales. 

Click on the links below to view the Feeder Calf Sale Guidelines and Health Verification Forms
The vaccination health forms are REQUIRED to sell at all Feeder Calf sales. Please contact Brooke Harward with any questions.
To consign cattle and request tags, click on the link below.
Please print the form and return it to the address at the bottom of the form.

If you want to sell in a Value-Added BQA sale and are not BQA certified, we ask that you become BQA certified at some point this year. BQA certification information can be found at the following links. You can also contact the NC Cattlemen's Association or your local extension office for more information.

BQA Certification Information:

Online Certification

NC Certification Information

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SALE REQUIREMENTS:

ALL calves are required to have at least one modified live respiratory vaccine (MLV) in order to sell at a graded feeder calf sale.

Regular Feeder Calf Sale: Steers or heifer calves 300+ lbs, properly castrated and healed, and polled (or properly dehorned and healed). Producer must submit Health Verification Form on or before sale day (provided through Stanly County Livestock Market).

     Vaccinations: One dose of Blackleg vaccine (with or without somnus) and one dose of modified live respiratory vaccine with pasteurella.

     Other conditions: Calves need to be tagged with a regular sale ear tag prior to sale day (provided free of charge by the barn).

Value-Added BQA Weaned Sales: Steers or heifer calves 400+ lbs, properly castrated and healed, polled (or dehorned and healed). Producer must be BQA Certified. Producer must submit Health Verification Form on or before sale day (provided through Stanly County Livestock Market).

     Vaccinations: Two doses of both modified live respiratory vaccine (one with pasteurella) and two doses of blackleg vaccines (one with somnus) and dewormed with recognized dewormer.

     Other conditions: Calves must be weaned for at least 45+ days. Heifers need to be guaranteed open. Calves need to be tagged with a BQA sale ear tag prior to sale day (provided free of charge by the barn).

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