Caabudwaaq Livestock market
A Beginners Guide to Purchasing Livestock in Caabudwaaq livestock Market
Since Caabudwaaq city's economic heavily depend on its livestock,the city councils and a local adminstrators have set up a guidlines for selling, buying and trading an animals.
The animal auction is held every 2 months in Caabudwaaq livestock market where domestic and foriegn companies come for
animal burgaining price.
Any one who want buy and sell camel, goats, sheep or any other species of four legged beast,under Caabudwaaq livestock market law, have certain guide lines that they have to follow. For the most part, they are known to all parties and no words are spoken.....first mistake! From experiences of late, Caabudwaaq local authorities have decided to compose a list of very important issues that need to be discussed prior to any sale. How you deal with them is your own business - just BE SURE everybody knows what is going on. You can save the veterinarian, livestock hauler and yourself lots of time and energy (not to mention money) by
using this list or revising it to fit your needs.
As a buyer, be sure you can afford your purchase. This includes the animals, transportation, vet, insurance, brand inspector, etc. Don't wait until the day before they are to ship to bail
out. The arrangements made have taken a lot of peoples time and effort.
In most cases, the livestock needs to be paid for before it leaves the 'Seyladda'. Don't be offended if you
are asked to issue a cashiers check - not everybody knows what a good person
Most animals are sold 'fob the bush'. That means the buyer is responsible
for transportation from 'the bush' (or where ever the animal is) to the buyers location choice. Livestock haulers are business people, they need to charge for their services. Most professional camel haulers charge by the
mile, per camel. Goat haulers usually charge per loaded mile whether they
have 1 or 2 in the trailer. It's the buyers responsibility to find a
person or company and agree on a price. Unless the transportation company knows you, you will be expected to pay prior to shipment. Where do you find a hauler? Check the classified section of a 'BirQalax' magazine or a city monthly newspaper. Also, check the market haulers!
If the animal involved is for future breeding stock or performance material a vet check is in order. Generally the vet will check heart and respiration, soundness in camel, eyes, ears, obvious physical discomfort, nasal or eye discharge and other specific items on request. If you are going to insure the animal, the insurance Caabudwaaq company will require a vet check for their records, so you can do both projects in one call.
Insurance is available from various companies to cover the livestock. The price charged is a percentage of the value of the animals and you can set-up
different configurations. Regular policies are for a year, but you can sometimes purchase 'trip' insurance. This is only a suggestion to the buyer, but is
not a bad idea if you are shipping a long way. I ALWAYS insure my camel,goat, sheep
when they are on the road - you just never know.
If you are shipping between two or more cities there will be certain requirements in paperwork and vaccinations. The costs involved are the responsibility of the buyer, unless other arrangements are made. The current information and requirements can be attained from the agricultural/animal health department of the Caabudwaaq city you are shipping into. A phone call to the nearest border town where there is a livestock inspection station should work. Write down what they say and compare it to what the vet tells you. I trust my vet, but don't want to take any chances being held up at the border because of a
mis-que about what's required.
As time goes on, I'll be adding general information to this page about Caabudwaaq livestock Market Activities, please e-mail me if you require further information.