SALES POLICY AGREEMENT & INCENTIVE REFUND PROGRAM

​**PLEASE READ BEFORE CONTACTING US ABOUT PURCHASING A KID**

You will be asked to confirm that you have read this page. 

HILLVIEW FARM MINI MILKERS reserves the right to retain any kid from any breeding at any time.

HILL VIEW FARM MINI MILKERS retains the right to refuse to sell any kid or goat to any person, even if the animal is currently listed for sale. We are not required to explain our reasons for refusal.

  • A $50 non-refundable deposit per kid is required (no personal checks will be accepted).

  • Deposits and payments can be made via paypal.me/hillviewfarmminis or via the Facebook Payment option in messenger. If you use Chase Bank, Chase Quick Pay by Zelle can be used (and is preferred).

  • Kids are sold based on submission of deposit. We do not hold kids without receiving the deposit. 

  • No discussion/conversation/contact via Facebook, Facebook messenger, email, text, etc. is to be considered an exception to this policy. If we have not received your deposit, the goat is NOT on hold for you. 

  • All goats in our herd are CAE/CL/Johne's negative. G6S testing is in the works.  

 

  • We sell only healthy kids. If a kid is not healthy, we won't sell it. If the parents aren't healthy, we won't breed them. 

 

  • Buyer assumes all responsibility of a purchased kid immediately upon taking possession of the kid.

 

  • We are willing to meet buyers within 2-3 hours from Owensboro, KY. (if our schedule allows, at our discretion) for an additional $50-$100 fee. THIS FEE IS TO BE PAID NO LESS THAN 24 HOURS PRIOR TO TRAVEL TIME!

  • Kids are available as bottle babies at 3-7 days old, or can be held until weaning. After 7 days, they will be sold as dam raised only.  

  • A discount may be applied to any kid purchased as a bottle baby and to multiple buys at the same time.   

  • Weaned kids must be picked up by 8 weeks of age for bucklings/wethers, 10 weeks for doelings.

  

  • An additional fee of $5.00 per day per kid will apply to all goats not picked up by their respective age or pre-arranged pick up time, unless other arrangements have been made and agreed upon.

  • Kids are only sold in pairs UNLESS the buyer has other goats. We will not sell kids to be the "only kid".

  • All kids are disbudded and will receive their first CD/T vaccine unless purchased before they are old enough for it, unless buyer has the ability to disbud themselves and prefers to do so. 

 

  • All kids will have assigned tattoos.   

  • All kids will come with full registration papers, unless sold as a wether or pet quality only. 

  • Due to the future goals Hill View Farm is working towards, we reserve the right to name each kid born on our farm. 

           We will offer name choices for the buyer to choose from, and encourage the buyer to offer name suggestions which                   keep in theme with the choices offered. We will work with the buyer to settle on a registration name which pleases us               both.

FORFEIT OF DEPOSIT/PAYMENTS:

Hill View Farm reserves the right to consider the following events to be grounds for terminating a sale agreement. Deposits and payments will NOT be refunded if any of the following occur:

  • After placing your deposit/making payments, you decide to not purchase the animal.

  • After placing the deposit/making payments, you fail to make further arrangements.

  • After placing the deposit, we hear nothing else from you. 

  • You do not make contact with us within one week (seven calendar days) of the previously agreed upon pick up date, regardless of whether it is for bottle baby or weaned kids.     << Arrangements may be made to reschedule the pick up date, one time only, and no longer than 14 days beyond the original date, but ONLY IF you make contact with us PRIOR TO the previously agreed upon date. (i.e. if we don't hear form you and your pick up date has come and gone, it's at our discretion to decide whether or not to continue holding the goat for you. Or if you wait until the day of transport, if we have agreed to meet you, to change your mind on the meeting date. If we have agreed to travel to meet you, that means we rearranged our work and farm schedules to accommodate you.)>>

  • You fail to make the final payment(s) and/or fail to pay the agreed upon delivery fee prior to the day of transport (if we have agreed to meet you at a location other than the physical address of Hill View Farm Mini Milkers)

  • ​You and or your farm have been found guilty for animal cruelty, abuse or neglect, or substantial evidence has been shown that indicate such charges would be or are forthcoming.

  • ​You otherwise fail to fulfill any agreed conditions to the sale.

ALLOWABLE REASONS FOR REFUND/EXCHANGE:

Hill View Farm Mini Milkers reserves the right to offer a refund or exchange of deposits and payments if any of the following occur PRIOR TO the animal leaving our possession; You will have the option to apply your deposit and payments to another animal that is currently offered for sale which is still available or to an upcoming anticipated birth; or at our discretion, a refund of all monies paid:

  • If we decide to retain the animal

  • If the animal becomes ill, injured or dies

You will have the option to apply your deposit and payments to another animal that is currently offered for sale or to an upcoming anticipated birth.

Hill View Farm Mini Milkers offers a refund of payment or replacement of animal, if any of the following occur AFTER the animal has left our possession (hand to hand delivery by me to you. Transporter delivery voids this portion of the agreement:

Any sign of illness in a kid should be IMMEDIATELY addressed by a licensed veterinarian!

NEVER wait to begin medical treatment on babies!   

  • If the animal dies within 3 (three) days of owner possession, you must provide the following documents within 48 hours of the death:

  1. A written letter from the licensed veterinarian providing proof of said veterinarians medical care and treatment given to the animal prior to its death.

  2. A copy of the licensed veterinarian performed necropsy findings.

  3. Confirmation from the attending licensed veterinarian AND our personal vet (upon reviewing of your submitted reports) that the cause is directly related to Hill View Farm negligence.

You will have the option to choose another kid that is currently still available or have all monies paid applied toward an upcoming kid of equal value.

Transport Services:

If you choose to use a transport service, you are fully responsible for all costs associated with the service, including but not limited to, transfer fees, health certificates, additional testing if required, crates, etc. HILL VIEW FARM MINI MILKERS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HEALTH OF THE ANIMAL FROM THE SECOND IT LEAVES OUR HANDS/VEHICLE AT THE MEETING DESTINATION WITH A TRANSPORT SERVICE.

Hill View Farm has never used a paid transport service (yet). We have heard amazing stories along with horror stories. The health and safety of our animals is our top priority. Because of this, we reserves the right to refuse to hand off the kid(s) to a designated transport person/service if we are not comfortable with said person/service upon meeting them. We will contact the buyer immediately and discuss our concerns; buyer has the right to choose whether to proceed with the transport. Buyer will assume all responsibility for any issues that may occur. You must be immediately reachable during the transport meeting times! If we can not reach you, we will make a decision and any consequences will remain solely your responsibility and expense. If you choose to proceed with the transport against our advice, you agree to release Hill View Farm Mini Milkers from any and all health guarantees, refund options, etc. as listed above. 

*****EARN MONEY BACK ON YOUR HILL VIEW FARM GOATS!*****

HILL VIEW FARM MINI MILKERS REWARD INCENTIVE PROGRAM

In an effort to encourage other herds to participate in annual milk testing and dairy shows, we are pleased to offer the following incentives.

Beginning in 2020, if you purchase a registered Miniature Nubian dairy goat from Hill View Farm Mini Milkers, and participate in an official registry-sanctioned production/show program through MDGA, TMGR, or other recognized organization which recognizes the MN breed, you may earn a one-time refund of your purchase price for each Hill View Farm goat in your herd who accomplishes the following before their 5th birthday:

 

1) $25 Incentive - “Milk Stars”

Proof of earning a milk star, either through the completion of a standard 305-day DHIR milk test program, or an official one-day milk test (does only).

2) $10-$25 Incentive - “Show Ring”

Proof of participating in and earning one or more of the following in either live or virtual shows will qualify for (this includes bucks and kids):

$10 Incentive:  Earning First place in that goat's class

$15 Incentive:  Earning Junior or Senior Champion

$20 Incentive:  Earning Reserve Champion

$25 Incentive:  Earning Grand Champion

Please note: For Virtual Shows, your goat must compete against 3 other goats in that class.   Highest incentive to be paid only. Example: if the goat earns 1st in Class AND Junior Champion, then ONLY the $15 incentive will be paid. Sorry – we are on a budget. :-)

 

3) $10 Incentive - “Linear Appraisal”

Proof of participation in an MDGA, TMGR or other registry that recognizes the MN breed, linear appraisal program (this includes bucks and kids). A copy of the linear appraisal score sheet for the animal purchased from us must be provided to qualify for the refund.

Proof of the above accomplishments must be provided via forwarding of the MDGA, TMGR, etc. email you will receive from that organization (if applicable) in addition to a photo of the revised registration papers, or the doe’s star certificate. Other forms of proof will be considered on a case by case basis. Our email is: hvfminimilkers@gmail.com

 

We hope to encourage others to invest in, and strive to breed for, quality Miniature Nubians that live up to their name and highest of potentials. The MN World simply can't get there without each of us putting in the effort to participate in shows, tests and appraisals. Good luck to each of you in your endeavors with one of Hill View Farm's beloved goats!

Hill View Farm Mini Milkers

Maceo, KY 42355

  • facebook-square