Custer State Park To Hold Annual Bison Auction
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CUSTER, S.D. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The 2009 Custer State Park Fall Classic Bison Auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the park corrals. This year’s offering includes six mature cows, 10 two-year old heifers, 20 yearling heifers, 65 heifer calves, 85 bull calves, 40 yearling bulls, 12 two-year old breeding bulls, and 12 burros.
The auction will begin Saturday morning at 10 a.m. (Mountain Standard Time) at the Custer State Park corrals, located 15 miles east of Custer on Highway 16A and then 9 miles south on the Wildlife Loop Road. Signs will be posted to assist in locating the corrals. A buyer’s reception will be held prior to the auction on Friday, Nov. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Creekside Lodge, located next to the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park.
For the past 44 years, the park has made its surplus bison available for sale to the private sector. Revenue from the park’s bison herd is a significant amount of the capital generated by the park and goes toward continued operations of the state park system.
For additional information about the upcoming bison auction, contact Custer State Park at (605) 255-4515 or e-mail questions to [email protected]