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Harrow 4-H Auction

August 31, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Harrow Fair Livestock Show Ring

Association(s): Essex 4-H

4-H Auction

Essex County 4-H Swine, Beef, Sheep & Poultry Auction Sale

Harrow Fair Show Ring
Friday, August 31st, 2018
3:00 pm

Auctioneers: Jack Morris & Marty Unholzer

Swine – Beef – Sheep – Poultry

Auction rules and regulations

  1. Sale prices for all swine, beef, poultry and sheep are on a live weight basis.
  2. A sale program will be distributed prior to the sale. This program will indicate the 4-H member, the project’s weight and placing.
  3. All buyers must register before the sale and obtain a bidding number. All sales are final.
  4. All purchases are to be paid for on the day of the sale. Cheques must be given to the clerk by 5:00 pm and made out to: Essex County 4-H Association.
  5. Photographs of the Champion and Reserve Champion animals in each class will be taken after the sale. These photographs, provided by Colchester South and Harrow Agricultural Society, will consist of the 4-H member, project and buyer.
  6. Photographs of each animal sold will be taken at the conclusion of the show. These photographs will be provided by the Colchester South and Harrow  Agricultural Society.
  7. All animals are the responsibility of the buyer once they are sold. All animals must remain on the fairgrounds until 4:00 pm, Sunday September 2nd. Poultry must remain until 5:00 pm.
  8. The buyer is responsible for all trucking and slaughter arrangements for beef, swine and sheep.
  9. Buyers of poultry who wish to take their birds live, must notify the clerk and pick up their birds on Sunday, after 5:00 pm. Arrangements for poultry processing to be announced.
  10. Members are responsible for maintaining the care of their animal until 4:00 pm Sunday afternoon.
  11. Only donations made to the local 4-H Association will be issued an official tax receipt. Individual clubs are not registered charities.
  12. Donated animals will be sold at the end of the auction sale.


All buyers of a 4-H project will receive:

  • a photograph of their purchase
  • an appropriate ribbon
  • a recognition sign over their purchase for the duration of the fair
  • recognition / thank-you in local papers
  • the pleasure of knowing they supported a 4-H club member

Information on the 4-H Auction can be obtained by contacting:


Essex County 4-H Association
Penny Anger – President – 519-819-7887
Sue Morris – Auction Chairperson 519-562-5062

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