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The 'How To's' of Cattle-Exchange.com.

How to attach my photos

• Photos are accepted in the following file formats: jpg/jpeg, png and gif
• Total photo size limit is 10MB (combined, for all photos submitted)
• Photos can be added or removed by clicking "My account" in the top right corner, clicking "My Sale Listings", then clicking the edit link on the listing your would like to update. The option to list photos can be found in the Cattle Details section of the listing form.

How to list cattle for sale

1. Go to www.cattle-exchange.com and click the link in the upper right hand corner that says, ‘Not Registered? Sign Up!’

2. Go to the “List Your Cattle” tab and use the drop down menu to select the “class” of cattle you wish to sell.

3. On the form page, you’ll see 4 Steps to enter your information. Clicking on a step will open the form for that section. You may open and close each section as many times as you like while filling out the form.

4. On the “Cattle Details” section, enter the information about the cattle you are selling using the drop down menus where available.

   a. Options with an asterisk (*) are required.

   b. In “Select Breed” you may choose up to five (5) breed or related options. Simply choose a breed from the drop down menu and hit the ‘Add’ button to the right – this will add your chosen breed to the listing. (You may remove a breed from your selection by checking the box next to hit and hit the ‘update’ button below the breed list.)

5. On the “Cattle Management” screen enter additional details about your cattle listing using the drop down menus where available.

   a. Options with an asterisk (*) are required.

   b. Under “Health Protocol”, select those treatments the cattle in your listing have received. To include the dates for those treatments selected, a box will activate a pop up calendar for you to select the date of treatment. If no dates are entered, your listing will simply display as ‘Yes’.

   c. Under “Plane of Nutrition”, for each option you select additional boxes will appear for you to enter specific details.

6. On the “Cattle Logistics” screen enter further details about your cattle listing using the drop down menus where available.

7. On the “Seller Information” screen you may enter more specific information about the cattle in your listing in the ‘Description’ area. This is where you can add perspective on particular attributes of this listing.

8. Following the description box, the relevant information you provided in your Registration Sign Up should automatically display. Please enter any missing information here regarding your profile (Ranch name, first name, last name, phone number, etc…)

   a. When you have completed entering the information on this screen, you may select “Preview”, to view how your data entered so far will display in the completed listing.

   b. If satisfied with the data entered so far, select the “Submit” at the bottom of the page. (You may edit your listing after is it completed as well, by going into your account and clicking ‘Edit’ on the listing.

9. Once you hit ‘Submit’, you are may choose if you wish to make this listing a “Free” or a “Prime” listing

   a. If you choose Prime, you will click the button that says ‘Upgrade to a Prime Listing Now’ you will be presented a screen to make a secure credit card payment. Upon completion, your listing will be saved.
   b. If you choose Free, you will click the button that says ‘No Thanks, Go to My Account’, and your listing will automatically be saved in our system.

10. Your Listings summary will now display. It will indicate ‘Waiting for Admin Review’. However, you may still select ‘List Photos’ and ‘List Video’ (if a Prime Listing) and complete those additions.

11. Your listing will be reviewed by one of our staff and if no additional information is needed it will post on Cattle-Exchange.com within 24 hours.

   a. If there is additional information required or changes are required, you will receive an email from Cattle-Exchange.com and you will be able to view and respond accordingly.

How to manage and track for sale listings

You can easily track and manage your “For Sale” listings once you log in using the secure credentials that you
established, which you can always change.
• There are two different places you can access your “For Sale” listings – through the List Your Cattle tab in the
toolbar, or through the Help & FAQ tab.
• From the List Your Cattle tab, you can add and remove photos and videos, upgrade your listing, edit or change
details in your listing, mark your listing as sold and remove your listing from the site.
• From the Help & FAQ tab, select “My Profile” and you can edit or change details in your listing, monitor how many
times your listing has been returned in a search or how many times it has been viewed by prospective buyers.
You also have the ability to maintain a history of all the listings you have posted on Cattle-Exchange.
• Review the following steps for clear instructions on making the most of managing your listing on Cattle-Exchange.

How to search for cattle by class

Option 1: Go to the “Current Listings by Class” section on the right side of the
home screen. Click on the picture caption for the desired class of cattle.
Option 2: Go to the “Cattle for Sale” tab at the top of the screen. Then click on
the desired class from the drop-down menu.
Option 3: Go to the “Search Listings” column on the left side of the screen and
click on the small arrow next to “Select Class”. Then click on the desired class
from the drop-down menu. You may select only one class. Go to the bottom of
the column and click on the “Search” button.

How to search for cattle by breed

1: Go to the “Search Listings” column on the left side of the screen and click on
the small arrow next to “Select Breed”.
2: Then click on the desired breed(s) from the drop-down menu. Only those
shown in bold type can be selected as they have listings available for your
review. You may select up to five breeds, by holding down the “control” key
while clicking on your selections. You may also remove a selected breed using
the same “control-click” action.
3: Go to the bottom of the column and click on the “Search” button.

How to search for cattle by state

1: Go to the “Search Listings” column on the left side of the screen and
click on the small arrow next to “Select State”.
2: Then click on the desired state(s) from the drop-down menu. Only those
shown in bold type can be selected as they have listings available for your
review. You may select up to five states, by holding down the “control” key
while clicking on additional selections. You may also remove a selected
state using the same “control-click” action.
3: Go to the bottom of the column and click on the “Search” button.

How to search for cattle by region

1. The search by region feature is found on the bottom left-hand corner on the home page under the search options.
2. Click on the region map and follow directions on the region page.

How to search for cattle by distance

1: Go to the “Search Listings” column on the left side of the screen and enter
the ZIP code around which you wish to search.
2: Enter the number of miles you wish to search around your selected ZIP code.
3: Go to the bottom of the column and click on the “Search” button.

How to search using multiple options

1: Go to the “Search Listings” column on the left side of the screen and click on the
small arrow next to “Select Class”. Then click on the desired class from the drop-down
menu. You may select only one class.
2: In the same column, click on the small arrow next to “Select Breed”.
3: Then click on the desired breed(s) from the drop-down menu. Only those shown in
bold type can be selected as they have listings available for your review. You may select
up to 5 breeds, by holding down the “control” key while clicking on additional selections.
4: In the “Search Listings” column on the left side of the screen click on the small
arrow next to “Select State” or “ZIP Code” or “Region”.
5: If you selected “ZIP Code” enter your desired zip code and distance. If you chose
“Select State”, click on the desired state(s) from the drop-down menu. Only those
shown in bold type can be selected as they have listing available for your review.
You may select up to five states, by holding down the “control” key while clicking on
your selections. If you chose “Region”, select the region you wish to search.
6: Go to the bottom of the column and click on the “Search” button.

How to search by keyword

1: Enter in the box the word(s) that best describe your desired search.
2: Click on the “Search” button.
This function is useful to search for a particular seller, ranch or herd. Also, this is
a way to search for a specific term (example: baldy) for which there is not a
predefined category, but that may be included in the listing description.

Uploading Videos

Videos can be uploaded when filling out the listing form but will only be displayed if user pays for a Prime Listing ($35).

How to Sign up for the notification system

This PDF file on the current site is actually the sign up for frequent searches, so we need to write this also.

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