Auction Terms & Conditions Custer State Park BISON AUCTION
Saturday, November 6, 2021
10:00 a.m. (MT)
Custer State Park Visitor Center
Animals will be sold via photo/video at the Custer State Park Visitor Center with live internet bidding available. The auctioneer will offer the animals in lots using one of two methods. CHOICE method - high bidder can choose individual animals by tag number in the lot from one to all. GATE CUT method - high bidder can take any quantity of animals in the lot from one to all but cannot choose specific animals. The method used for each lot is noted in each individual lot description.
DIRECTIONS TO CUSTER STATE PARK VISITOR CENTER:
The Custer State Park Visitor Center is located at the intersection of US Highway 16A and the Wildlife Loop Road. It is approximately 14 miles east of Custer, SD and 12 miles west of Hermosa, SD.
Showings are Friday, November 5, 2021 and Sale day (Saturday, Nov. 6) until 9:00 a.m. at the Bison Corrals located on the Wildlife Loop Road. For other viewing times, please contact Bison Herd Manager, Chad Kremer at (605) 225-4515 to set up an appointment.
DIRECTIONS TO CORRALS FOR VIEWING AND LOADOUT:
Take Highway 16A east of Custer 15 miles to the Wildlife Loop Road, and then 9 miles south on the Loop Road to the corrals. From Rapid City, take Highway 79 south for 33 miles, then turn west on to South Lame Johnny Road (Custer County Road #16) for 5 miles. From the Visitor Center, turn left out of the lot and go south on Wildlife Loop Road for 9 miles to the corrals.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Animals will be sold in lots. Full payment is due on the day of the sale. First-time buyers must present an irrevocable bank letter of credit guaranteeing payment of any check. All bison must be loaded out by 4:30 p.m. unless alternate arrangements have been made with Custer State Park. Yardage fees after Nov. 11 will be $5/per head/per day. CSP corrals are available for additional testing upon the buyer’s request and expense. Buyers are asked to make arrangements and obtain needed permits from their home state veterinarians. Field slaughter is available upon arrangement and in a predetermined location, Monday, Nov. 8 through Friday, Nov. 12.
All bison are brucellosis tested. Bison are not TB tested. If TB is required by the importing state, testing can be done at the buyer’s risk and expense at the Custer State Park corrals. TB animals will not be able to travel until Tuesday, Nov. 9. Health tests expire on Wednesday, Nov. 10. All calves were weaned the week of October 11. All calves preconditioned with Vision 7 20/20, Pyramid 5+ Response and Cydectin pour-on dewormer. All females are Official Calfhood Vaccinates (OCV) for brucellosis unless noted. Weights were taken the second week in October and from a true test non-certified scale. No guarantees are implied.
This is a live public auction with online webcast bidding available. Online bidders will be bidding against live onsite bidders. There can be a slight audio/video delay on auction day. If you are bidding online do not wait, bid early to ensure you do not miss out. For supplemental photos and videos visit the Custer State Park Bison Auction web page at gfp.sd.gov/pages/buffalo-auction/.
***ONLINE AUCTION DISCLAIMER***
When using our online auction services, you are making firm commitments to purchase said item(s) and are entering into a legal and binding contract. Bids may not be canceled or retracted for any reason. Nonpaying bidders or fraudulent bidding will subject you to legal recourse and possible criminal charges including any fraud and/or interstate commerce violations. You also acknowledge that the Internet may be an unreliable and error-prone network. Bradeen Auctions will not guarantee that bids placed online will always be transmitted to or received by the auctioneer in a timely fashion. You agree to hold Bradeen Auctions and their employees harmless for any interruptions in online bidding. Further, the auctioneer has the sole discretion to accept or refuse any bid. Bradeen Auctions retains the right, at our sole discretion, to add, delete or change some or all of our online services and the terms and conditions governing their online auctions at any time without notice. Bradeen Auction further reserves the right to cancel and/or reopen the auction in the case of system failures.
If you need further assistance or have questions, please contact Bradeen Auctions at (605) 673-2629 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Custer, South Dakota 57730