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23rd Annual


Ron & Carol Brownotter, Owners

Bullhead, South Dakota

MONDAY-DECEMBER 4, 2023 10:00 AM MST / 11:00 AM CST

LIVE PUBLIC AUCTION, with online simulcast bidding available at www.bradeenauction.com

LIVE AUCTION held at Grand River Casino, 4 miles west of MOBRIDGE SD, on Hwy. 12.

Buffalo located in the heart of buffalo country, near Bullhead, SD (from McLaughlin SD, 10.5 miles south on Hwy 63, 17.5 miles west on BIA 4, and 8.5 miles north to the ranch).

Selling their entire 2023 Buffalo Calf crop--over 420 prime head including 200+- Bull Calves (heavy and medium weight lots) and 200+- Heifer Calves (heavy and medium weight lots).  Also selling 20+-Yearling Bulls.

Terms/Conditions:  Live Auction, Selling “one to all”, gate cut, in each of 5 lots offered.  Buyers set the lot size!  Payment by cash, guaranteed check, or wire transfer only.  Loadout begins Tuesday, December 5, with verified settlement.  Animals must be loaded out no later than Friday, December 8.  All bison have received 7-Way, Nasalgen, Mycoplasma and Dectomax.  Heifer calves are non-OCV.  Seller guarantees healthy animal on your truck or trailer.

Inspection at the ranch by appointment.  Phone Ron Brownotter at 605-848-2623 for information.  Photos and video available at www.bradeenauction.com

Auctioneers Note:  For nearly a quarter century, the Brownotters have built a reputation herd with many satisfied & repeat buyers.  With access to herd bulls from Teddy Roosevelt, Wind Cave, Badlands, Custer State Park and other National/State parks, the genetic diversity of the Brownotter herd is simply not available anywhere else.  2023 has been an exceptional grass year, and you WILL like these big, healthy, top-quality calves and yearlings!

Note the LIVE Auction and 10 AM Mountain time/ 11AM Central starting time!

INFO - PHOTOS - VIDEO AT www.bradeenauction.com


Buffalo Auction

Jerry Farlee Buffalo Ranch – Eagle Butte SD

Selling 54 Head of Quality Buffalo

Online bidding begins to close at 2:00 PM MDT/ 3:00 PM CDT, Tuesday December 5, 2023.

Farlee Ranch located 10 miles south of Eagle Butte SD on Hwy. 63, 5 miles east on BIA #8, 6 miles SE and 2 miles east.

22 BULL CALVES with ID tags, ready to travel

18 HEIFER CALVES OCV, ID tags, etc., ready to travel

5 YEARLING BULLS with ID tags, ready to travel

5 YEARLING HEIFERS OCV, ID tags, etc., ready to travel

4 MIXED CALVES, 2 OCV Heifers, 2 Bulls with ID tags, ready to travel

SEE www.bradeenauction.com.  Bidding will remain open on all lots until no further bids are received on any lots, after 2:00 PM MDT/3:00 PM CDT.

Auctioneers Note:  Jerry has been in the Buffalo business for 30+- years. These good quality calves originate from Hepper cows and Tribal/Wind Cave, Ulmer and Michelson Bulls.  Being raised in the heart of Buffalo Country, on excellent hard grass & clear Artesian water.

Phone Jerry at 605-964-2333 or 605-222-4124 for information and showing.

See photos, video, weights, and online bidding at www.bradeenauction.com




Ranch located at mile marker 233 US HWY. 64, Tres Piedras New Mexico 87577 (20 mi. NW of Taos NM).

Offering Prime Yearling Heifers, Yearling through 4 year olds Bulls, 20 quality cows mixed ages. These quality bison are from reputation Montoso Bison stock, including Colorado Bison Company & Red Canyon Ranch & Gaskil females, as well as top end Snyder & CBC Bulls. The Montoso Bison herd has consistently placed at WBA Wild West Buffalo Stampede as well as NBA Gold Trophy shows and sales. This relatively small herd has been hand selected over the years with emphasis on confirmation and genetics. The herd is calm, and relatively gentle, raised in the high country of Northern New Mexico, and would easily adapt to any cold weather climate.  You certainly will not be disappointed with this great group of bison offered.

Contact John Painter at 575-770-7751 to inspect the bison OR with questions.

Watch for auction date, photos, video, details at www.bradeenauction.com

Montoso Bison Co, Inc.

John Painter, Mgr.

Tres Piedras




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Ron Bradeen & Jeff Storm Auctioneers



2023 OBA Annual Winter Show & Sale Event Details

December 15th & 16th, 2023 - join the Oklahoma Bison Association for the annual winter show & sale.

Open to the public for bison viewing, rancher Q&As, vendor booths, sale & auction open to all!


Oklahoma City Fairgrounds
3001 General Pershing Blvd
Sale Barn 3
Oklahoma City, OK 73107


Friday, December 15th, 2023
Join the OBA to socialize with vendors, ranchers and industry folk at a happy hour and bison viewing, cash bar available.

4:00 - 6:30 - Public bison viewing and social meet & greet with ranchers and vendors. *Located in Sale Barn 3 and bison pens.

Members Only
5:00 - 7:30pm - Silent auction
7:00pm - Bison dinner
8:00pm - Judges comments, at the pens
8:30pm - Membership meeting
*Located in Champions BBQ, Sale Barn 3 and bison pens


Saturday, December 16th, 2023
Public bison viewing open, coffee bar is available and lunch and cash bar will be available at auction time.

8:00 - 10:00am - Public bison viewing, rancher Q&As, visit vendors, coffee bar available. *Located in Sale Barn 3 and bison pens.

10:15 - Awards
*Located in Sale Barn 3
11:00 - In person and simulcast auction begins. Lunch and cash bar open.
*Located in Sale Barn 3 and Champions BBQ


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Bradeen Auctions makes a powerful team with many years of industry experience and involvement. They know the animal, know the producers and know what it takes to market your animals in the manner that will produce the best results. Over the years, they have garnered record-setting prices at the Gold Trophy Show and Sale, Black Hills Buffalo Classic and Custer State Park Fall Classic, as well as many other nationwide auctions.

Bradeen Auctions is available nationwide for all types and sizes of auctions, including private production, association events, liquidations and reductions. We also offer confidential consultation on marketing your animals. Our extensive network of buyers and contacts allows us to market your animals to the people who want to buy them. With many years of industry experience and involvement by our professional staff, we are ready to go to work for you!

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Ron Bradeen

  • 1978 Graduate Western College of Auctioneering
  • Licensed REALTOR since 1980
  • Life Member National Auctioneers Association
  • Member South Dakota Auctioneers Association
  • Member Southern Black Hills Board of REALTORS
  • Past Southern Black Hills Board REALTOR of the Year
  • Member Southern Black Hills MLS
  • 1986 South Dakota Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Champion
  • Past President and Director, SDAA
  • Certified Auctioneer’s Institute Designation
  • Auction Marketing Institute – Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate


Jeff Storm
Auctioneer/Broker Associate

  •  2001 Western College of Auctioneering Graduate
  •  1999 to present Liscensed Auctioneer/Broker Associate in South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska and Texas
  •  South Dakota Auctioneers Association Member, Past Board of Directors both Officer and 2006-2007 President
  •  Life Member of the National Aucitoneers Assoication 
  •  Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) 2005 Graduate
  •  Associated with Bradeen Real Estate and Auctions and The Real Estate Center of Custer since 1987
  •  Member of the Mt Rushmore Board of Realtors
  •  2005 South Dakota Bid Calling Champion