[Tagging] tags for a live stock sale yard
graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 23:45:42 UTC 2019
On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 at 06:52, bkil <bkil.hu+Aq at gmail.com> wrote:
> Warin did not mention how they are purchased, i.e., whether an auction
> is being held
Yep, as mentioned previously, livestock are (almost ?) always sold via
auction. Have a look at
shows a little bit of the auction process in the background.
Another description of it is:
> This sounds like a different feature:
> "(US) An enclosed yard, with pens, sheds etc. or stables, where
> livestock is kept temporarily before being slaughtered, treated, sold,
> or shipped etc."
Yes, that's a yard where stock is held. A sales yard is like this
http://www.dalbyregionalsaleyards.com.au/about/ which is broadly similar,
but not quite the same.
I'm still looking for the answer regarding the ratio of auction vs.
> haggling in USA livestock markets/auctions,
Not easy to find, but here's some info:
which seems to suggest that most are sold by auction?
Australian info says the same thing:
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