Archive: Ottenwalter Showpigs & Small Town Genetics Online Bred Gilt Auction 12/09/15
Conducted: AUCTION CLOSED, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2015 -- 8 AM EDT - 9 PM EDT (8 PM CDT)
Location: Invoices emailed at 11:15 EDT on 12-9-15.

Questions on how to bid or after auction invoicing? Visit the online auction tips above, email questions to onlineauctions@thewendtgroup.com or call The Wendt Group Office at 614-403-0726.

This auction is strictly an ONLINE event. Lots are owned by:
**Small Town Genetics - James & Kara Backman - 2812 N Hickman Rd, Denair, CA 95316. Contact James Backman at 209-620-4106 (cell) or 209-667-4144 (office).
**Ottenwalter Showpigs - Mark and Sandy Ottenwalter, 2260 Lurline Avenue, Colusa, CA 95932. For questions regarding sale lots, please call or text Russell at: (530) 681-9811, or via email: Russell@ottenwaltershowpigs.com.

In the process of placing your first bid you will be asked a series of MANDATORY questions regarding PAYMENT, DELIVERY, CELL PHONE and PEDIGREE TRANSFERS for purebreds. This process will take less than 1 minute and is only asked once per auction. Thanks and Good Luck!

Highlights: 17 lots at $2,256 to 5 different states: CA, IN, OR, OH, ID!

Selling Yorkshire and Crossbred Bred Gilts and Sows straight out of our herd, bred for success at the summer shows next year!

PHOTOS & PEDIGREE INFORMATION NOW POSTED!

DELIVERY OPTIONS:
We have put together several different delivery options in the effort to offer delivery to as many geographical locations as we can. Please read the below options carefully, and call or text Russell (Ottenwalter Show Pigs) at (530) 681-9811 or James (Small Town Genetics) at (209) 620-4106 with any questions. If none of the options listed below are feasible for you, please contact us and we will do our best to make additional arrangements if need be.

Midwest Delivery:

Ed Krische will be leaving California the weekend of December 12th, headed on I-80 East to Richmond, IN. He can make drops to points along the way, including but not limited to:
Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana. With the possibility of Ohio delivery as well. Ed is charging $350/head delivery fee. For more details, please contact Ed at (541) 778-2314.

Southwest/Midwest Delivery and California Delivery:

Bob May will be leaving California the 15th or 16th of December, heading south through the central valley, then on to I-40 East through Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma. From there he will head to the midwest, as far east as Indianapolis. He can make drops along the way. For more details, please contact Bob at (530) 200-0866. $400/hd

Oregon/Washington Delivery:

Upon Ed Krische's return from the midwest, likely the weekend of 12/19, Ed will stop back by to pick up bred females headed north. He will travel up I-5 from Colusa, CA to Seattle, WA and can make deliveries to points along the way. Ed is charging $300/hd for this delivery option. For more details, please contact Ed at (541) 778-2314.

Idaho/Eastern Oregon/Eastern Washington Delivery:

Chad Booth will be traveling from Colusa to Post Falls, Idaho early the week of Christmas. He will be available to deliver to our eastern Oregon, eastern Washington, and Idaho customers. He is able to travel through the Caldwell, Idaho area. He will be charging $250/head. He can be reached at (208) 818-4207 for any additional questions.

Check out Ottenwalter Showpigs and Small Town Genetics for more information or to view previous winners!

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Categories: ALL ITEMS (18) - NO CATEGORY (1) - OTTENWALTER SHOWPIGS (11) - SMALL TOWN GENETICS (6)
Notes: HORSE RACE AUCTION CLOSING FORMAT FOR THIS SALE! WHEN TIME EXPIRES, ALL LOTS ARE DECLARED SOLD!

ORIGINAL ENDING TIME: 9 PM EDT (8 PM CDT) WITH EXTENDED BIDDING TO FOLLOW! EXTENDED BIDDING WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THERE IS NO BIDDING FOR 5 MINUTES! In the event a Horse Race closing continues past 11:30 PM EST the auction company has the right to decrease the extended bidding time to 1 minute without advanced warning. We encourage bidders to use the MAX bid feature earlier in the day to avoid clock management issues in your bidding procedures.

WHY? The seller has decided to utilize the Horse Race Style Auction closing. With this option, all lots will close simultaneously. A few benefits to this style of auction - Buyer has the CHOICE to switch to any lot in the offering if he is outbid on his current choice; buyer does not have to deal with the "seller's order" of sale because all lots are offered and bid on simultaneously; and the buyer has true choices and more time to make decisions.

Extended Bidding means that the auction is not declared closed until there have been five minutes of inactivity on this sale. If there is any bidding during the inactivity period, the auction is extended until there is no bidding for five minutes during the inactivity period. You can always check the time remaining information that appears under each lot! REMEMBER TO CLICK ON REFRESH FOR UP-TO-DATE TIME REMAINING! For this sale, the extended bidding period is 5 minutes.

**Example 1: Auction closes at 8 PM. There is no bidding from 7:55 PM to 8 PM. All lots are declared closed and the sale ends at 8 PM.
**Example 2: Auction closes at 8 PM. There is a bid placed at 7:57 PM. Auction is extended by 5 minutes. No more bidding occurs. All lots are declared closed and the sale ends at 8:02 PM.
**Example 3: Auction closes at 8 PM. There is a bid placed at 7:57 PM. Auction is extended by 5 minutes until 8:02 PM. Another bid is placed at 8:01 PM. No more bids are placed. All lots are declared closed and the sale ends at 8:06 PM. Please note the above time schedule is a sample and may or may not match the actual ending times.

THIS SALE WILL FEATURE ACCELERATED HORSE RACE CLOSING...
*FIRST HOUR - 5 minutes extended bidding
*SECOND HOUR - 3 minutes extended bidding
*THIRD HOUR - 2 minutes extended bidding
*After 11:30 PM EDT - 1 minute extended bidding - judgement call based on number of bids per minute
**PLEASE PLACE YOUR BIDS EARLY AND PLAN ACCORDINGLY! EXTENDED BIDDING TIME CHANGE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT AUCTIONEER'S DISCRETION.

PLEASE e-mail onlineauctions@thewendtgroup.com or call The Wendt Group, Inc. at 614-403-0726 if you have any questions or need assistance bidding!

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Registration is OPEN at the link above. Please register early for a bid number. You must have a valid credit card to register. If you have registered for our previous online auctions you may use that bid number and password; however, you will need to update your account providing up-to-date information before you will be allowed to bid. Go to the Register to Bid link above and click on update bidder profile. If you have lost your bidder number or password go to the Register to Bid link above and click on lost bidder number or password. Please register in advance to save time and confirm your bid number via e-mail. To bid click on ALL ITEMS below after the catalog is posted, scroll to the lot you want place a bid and/or max bid on, place a bid, then scroll to the bottom of the page and insert your bidder number and password and follow the screens and finalize your bids. Good Luck!