Ontario Invitational Sale – Now Live, Final Bidding Begins at Noon, May 9th.


The Ontario Invitational Sale is now live on ShackeltonAuctions.com  You will be able to view information, pictures and videos on 47 Lots.

Link to the sale:   https://shackeltonauctions.hibid.com/catalog/211511/jersey-ontario-56th-invitational-sale–saturday-may-9th-2020/


Below is the link to the latest updated catalogue:  https://www.jerseyontario.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020_OIS_Online_Catalogue_May_9th.pdf

Registration for Buyers:

You will be able to register on line through Shackelton’s homepage by clicking on the sale or through Hibid.com  Follow this link for buyers’ instructions on how to register:  https://www.jerseyontario.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/How-to-Register-Guide-for-Bidders.pdf

Sale Order

The sale order is attached.  The sale will begin with 6 lots of 5 doses of semen each.  This semen is generously donated by Select Sires/GenerVations;  proceeds from the sale of this semen is allocated to the Stratford Championship Jersey Show.  Attached is the information on the 3 sires on offer.


Terms & Conditions

 How Do I Bid

All bidding will take place at Hibid.com, through Shackelton Auctions.  You simply need to join Hibid.com and have a method of payment on file to get approved to bid.  If you  have already been approved to bid from a previous Hibid.com auction there is no need to get approved again.  It is best go directly to https://hibid.com/ to register.

Bids are in Canadian Dollars

All bids in the Ontario Invitational Sale (OIS) On-line on-time auction and payments will be in Canadian dollars.

Auction Ends with a Soft Close

Online auctions will end one at a time in lot order starting at 12:00 noon EST, May 9th, 2020.  End time will extend if a bid is placed within the last two minutes of the consignment auction.

Proxy Bidding

To place a proxy bid, type your maximum bid amount and click the bid button, your maximum bid is concealed and bids will be automatically placed only when another bidder places a bid.  Bids will only increase by the minimum increments.  In the event of a tie bid the winner will be the first bidder who placed the amount.

Terms of Sale

Hibid.com member who places the winning bid in an auction is in a binding contract, assumes ownership at the auction end time, and is required to make payment in full unless pre-approved terms have been established in writing.  No cattle will leave a seller’s premise without payment in full.  Trucking and required health testing for transport are the responsibility of the buyer.


Ontario buyers may pay by credit card, cheque, direct payment or etransfer to  “Jersey Ontario”.  Buyers outside of Ontario are required to make payment by credit card.


Trucking is the responsibility of the buyer.  Jersey Ontario can assist with coordination of trucking.  No cattle will leave the seller’s premise until payment is made in full and funds have cleared.

US Buyers

Buyers outside of Ontario are required to make payment by credit card.  Arrangements have been made with HS Knill Company Ltd., Paris, ON, to truck animals from the consingers’ farms to their quarantine in Paris for testing and subsequent trucking to US buyers.  While Jersey Ontario will facilitate coordination, the cost of trucking, quarantine and testing is the responsibility of the buyer.

Should you have any questions, need additional information or assistance please do not hesitate to contact me at Jersey Ontario, 519-766-9980 or ontario@jerseycanada.com

Thank you, enjoy the sale.