Beefalo Central


Sample Forms to Use When Direct Marketing Your Beefalo



The following are several sample forms that can be used in your direct marketing business.  Feel free to copy, modify or use any of these forms for your own direct marketing venture.  These forms can either be printed out and mailed to your customers or you can copy the info into an email to send to your customers. 

ORDER FORM

Your farm/ranch name  
Address 
Phone number 
Email address

(Customer to fill in the following info)
Customer Name ______________________________
Address ____________________________________
City,State, Zip ________________________________
Phone _______________
Email Address ____________________
I prefer to receive notices, invoices and other information via email (Please check one):   ___Yes   ___No

I wish to order the following: ____# qtr(s) Beefalo at $____ /lb. hanging weight to be processed in (circle one):  [provide options here such as May/Jun  Jul/Aug   Sept/Oct  anytime available]
[Please note that we require a non-refundable deposit of $_____ per quarter.]

I am enclosing a required, non-refundable deposit of $ _______ (customer enters dollar amount here)   (personal check only).
Payment terms are: Payment must be received in full within 7 days of the invoice date.  Any payments over due will be charged an additional fee of $5.00.
Please return this completed form with your non-refundable deposit to: Your farm name, address, city, state, zip
Please retain a copy for your records.


ORDER CONFIRMATION (to the customer) 
Your farm name, address, phone 
Date
Hello (customer name here):  We have received your order of: ____ qtrs. Of Beefalo at $_____/ lb. HW to be processed (appt. month). We have received your non-refundable deposit check # ____ for $______. We will notify you approximately one week prior to the appointment date with specific instructions for contacting the butcher with your cutting instructions.  
Thank you for your support of our farm.  We appreciate your business. 


APPOINTMENT NOTICE (to the customer) 
Your farm name, address, phone 
Date
Hello (customer name here): Thank you for your order of ____ quarters of Beefalo. We have made an appointment to have your meat processed on (Day and date here) at (Butcher’s Name and address). Please contact the butcher at (phone number) between (provide range of about 3-4 days from appointment date forward) to call in your cutting instructions.Your meat will be ready for pickup in approximately 2-3 weeks. We will contact you when it is ready for pickup. Payment terms: $____/lb. HW payable to (your farm name) with HW determined by the butcher. Payment is required within 7 days of invoice date.  Your payment will be due on or before (date here).You will also be responsible for paying all processing fees to the butcher upon pickup of your order.  If you have any questions please contact us at (your phone number/email address here).


PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS  (to the butcher)
Processing Instructions for 1 Beefalo being brought in for processing by (your name) on (date of appointment).  
Level of inspection required:  ___Federal    ___State    ___Custom only 
1 / 4 – (customer name and phone #) 
1 / 4 – (customer name and phone #) 
1 / 4 – (customer name and phone #) 
1 / 4 – (customer name and phone #)

Please contact (your name and phone number) when meat is ready for pickup. We will contact the customer.


INVOICE (to the customer) 
Your farm name,
address,
phone,
email 
Invoice Date  Invoice #
Customer’s name
Address
City, State, Zip
Phone
Email address

​___ qtrs Beefalo at ____# HW at $____/Lb. HW =  $______ 
Less deposit received                                              $______ 
Balance due                                                             $______

Please mail your payment to the address above. Your payment must be received on or before ________(due date). 
Thank you for your support of our farm/ranch. We appreciate your business.  Have a great day! 


PICKUP NOTICE (to the customer) 
Your farm name, address, phone number 
Date
​Hello (name of customer), Your beefalo meat is ready for pickup at (name of butcher shop) located at (butcher’s full address). They are open (list hours by day and time – example: Mon – Fri 8 – 6 and Saturdays 8 – 1). If you have any questions, please call the butcher at (butcher’s phone #) or contact us at (your farm phone #). Thank you for your support of our farm/ranch. We appreciate your business.