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Texas Bison For Sale

3 bison bulls born spring 2015: $2900 each. 7 bison yearlings born spring 2016: $2300 each: 11 bison calves born spring 2017: $1800 each. Located in North-Central Texas, about 40 miles south of Wichita Falls.  940-564-6722,

Buffalo Trailer and Squeeze Chute for Sale

2001 Barrett Aluminum Stock Trailer:
Tripple 7k axles, good tires, brakes and greasable bearings, box dimensions 32’x7’x7’, 26’ stock space plus 6’ insulated tack/dressing room, hay rack,three compartment with two cut gates, all gates have sliders, front gate is on an adjustable rolling track. 48” wide escape door, dual 10k jacks. Trailer has worked great for buffalo and is stout enough for big bulls. $17,500.00

Throlson Squeeze chute:
Buffalo working chute, left hand operate, Crash cage and scissor catch gates. Nice solid chute for someone starting out. $4000.00

Location: Eastern Kansas
Contact: Ryan Hanna @ 913-645-4304

Breeding Bulls For Sale

Bloodlines are from Fort Robinson out of Crawford, Nebraska and Fort Niobrara out of Valentine, Nebraska. These are High Plain bison. They have been fall wormed and are on prairie hay feed.

  • 1- 4 year old bull
  • 2- 3 year old bulls

Fair offer acceptable

Contact Mark Lewis 308-750-7829 out of Litchfield, Nebraska

Heifers for Sale

90 Confirmed bred bison heifers, average weight 970 lbs., all vaccinated and wormed.

200 Yearling bison heifers, average weight 775 lbs., all vaccinated, wormed and OCV.

Please contact Dave for pictures, weights, and specifics at 1-605-391-4646 or

Young Guns Yearling Bull Challenge & Girlz Gone Wild Yearling Heifer Challenge

2018 DTBA Black Hills Buffalo Classic – Home of the North American Producer’s Challenge

Featuring: Young Guns Yearling Bull Challenge & Girlz Gone Wild Yearling Heifer Challenge

Produced By: Dakota Territory Buffalo Association
Host Ranch: Heartland Bison, Rugby, North Dakota

Enter your best bull and heifer calves in a performance tested competition against some of the best producers in the United States and Canada. With $7500 in cash and prizes up for grabs, we challenge you to bring us your best and put them to the test! To be eligible for the North American Producer’s Challenge cash award, consignors must enter both classes in the same year.

Bull calves are delivered to the host ranch and will go through a grass test and then on to a feed test. Scoring will be based on incoming weight, grass gain, feed gain, overall gain and live judging. The top third scoring bulls will be offered for sale at the Black Hills Buffalo Classic Auction in February 2019. Entry fee is $1200 per animal.

Heifer calves are delivered to the host ranch and will be on a basic grass test for most of the competition period. The heifers will finish out on a short pasture/self-feeder test to put a little bloom on them for the auction! Scoring will be based on incoming weight, grass gain, feed test gain and live judging. The top scoring heifers will be offered for sale at the Black Hills Buffalo Classic Auction in February 2019. Entry fee is $875 per animal.

Entries and Fees Due: March 9

Download entry forms here.

Animals delivered to Heartland Bison Ranch: April 7-15  

For entry forms and contest regulations, contact Patrick Toomey at or (508) 259-5427

For Information regarding the host ranch, please contact Kevin Leier: (701) 208-0440.

Bison for Sale

One 10 year old and three 3 year old females, palpated heavy pregnant, $3,000 each. 11 long yearlings available, 3 are males, $2500 each. 4 +/- calf females $2000 each. Or all for $45,000.  All, or their parents, are tested cattle gene free, except the 10 year old. Vaccinated and dewormed on February 24th. Near Brownwood, Texas. 325-200-1919. Johnny Hays.

Ranch Operations Manager in Canada

The Chinook Bison Ranch near Tompkins, Saskatchewan is a bison exclusive ranch maintaining approximately 1,350 mother cows grazing on 19,000 plus acres.  In addition to the cow herd, the Chinook Bison Ranch operates bison backgrounding/feed and grow facilities with capacities of up to 2,500 animals.  The Ranch Operations Manager (ROM) is responsible for overseeing all aspects of an integrated bison cow/calf and feed & grow operation.  The ROM is required to work on the property year-round and is responsible for ensuring all facilities, grounds and equipment are well-maintained, clean and organized.  The ROM will manage livestock grazing, livestock feeding, lease relationships, water rights, water development, vendors, Government affairs, supervise ranch employees and contractors, is responsible for pasture management, supplemental feed sourcing, transportation, regulatory oversight, and care and health of all livestock.  The ROM reports to the Director of Livestock working alongside Veterinarians, Consultants, Regulatory Agencies, Office Support Staff and Vendors to assure optimal animal care, traceability, health and performance of all livestock and facilities. 

Primary Responsibilities and Scope:

·        Provide effective leadership and management of all ranch employees and contractors.

·        Develop and manage annual ranch budget.

·        Oversee all vendor related relationships.

·        Report of weekly and monthly livestock related activities including but not limited to animal health, weather conditions, facility conditions, forage and feed consumption.

·        Ensure safety and security of all assets including employees, equipment, forage, feed and animal inventories.

·        Make good, independent decisions based on experience and judgements.

·        Maintain and improve Individual Bison Identification System (I.B.I.S.).

·        Assure effective management of livestock-related relationships such as contracted operations, Veterinarians, Animal Nutritionists, Forage Suppliers, Feed Suppliers, Livestock Carriers, Animal Suppliers, etc.

·        Facilitate paperwork and information flow for all animal inbound/outbound movements relating to activities such as purchase contracts, import/export requirements, relocations, and harvest loads.

·        Oversee herd grazing rotation, animal handling schedule, maintenance and capital projects.

·        Work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.

·        Work hours may vary with possible evening, weekend, or holiday work required depending on the season and associated work duties.

·        Maximize breeding rates, weaning rates and minimize death loss.

·        Seek out and implement training opportunities.

·        Attend and participate in Bison Industry Associations events as needed and as appropriate.

Skills and Qualifications

·        Knowledge of current trends and practices in land management including planned livestock grazing, noxious weed management, water rights, easements and fire mitigation.

·        Practical experience in natural livestock management and care.  Knowledge of natural, hormone free and antibiotic free grain finishing principles is highly desirable.

·        Ability to manage and complete diverse tasks independently with respect to timelines and budgets.

·        A minimum of five years’ experience supervising ranch staff.

·        BS in Animal Science preferred.

·        Good written and verbal communication skills.

·        Experience with overseeing the health of livestock including all aspects of animal husbandry.

·        Strong desire to be part of a dynamic, entrepreneurial work environment.

·        Strong interpersonal skills and communication abilities including excellent writing and computer skills,  including Excel.

·        Strong organizational abilities, time management skills, people skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.

·        Ability to work well independently, as a member of a high functioning team and developing effective working relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds.

·        Ability to work well under pressure.

·        Energetic, dynamic and engaging personality.

·        Must live on the ranch and able to work a variable work schedule, which includes work on weekends and holidays.

·        Must be have valid driver’s license and experience operating various types of equipment and machinery (trucks, tractors, ATV/UTVs, mowers, generators, pumps, etc.).

·        The Ranch Operations Manager is a full-time, year round, exempt position.  Starting salary is commensurate with experience. 

·        Position based on ranching operation near Tompkins, Saskatchewan.

This is an exciting growth opportunity as the product provided by this ranch is supplying: (1) Our national brands that service grocery stores, restaurants and distributor networks and (2) a start-up, bison-denominated fast-casual restaurant, which will be the first of many to come.

Email resume of thorough letter of interest to

14 High quality breeding heifers

17 – breeding quality heifer calves.  Great way to start or expand your herd.

These heifers are the result of the Buffalo Lodge breeding program with genetics from Diamond Tail Ranch’s Power Genetics, Custer State Park, and others that focuses on conformation, size, weight gain, and calving rates.  I don’t have weights on them yet but all are fat and happy.

They will have had wormer, 6-way, pink eye, and anaplasmosis vaccines. The purchaser can specify tags and vaccinations if before 3/1.

Pickup available after 3/8.  Load out chute available.

Location:  Kingsville, MO (SE of Kansas City, MO)

Call Michael at 816-726-5615 for more information.


For Sale:

24 Calves (17 Heifers, 7 Bulls) $1,900 each.

27 yearlings (12 Heifers, 15 Bulls) $2,250 each

2014 Bulls: ranging 925 lbs, 900 lbs,  766 lbs

2014 Cows: ranging 904 lbs, 724 lbs,

Additional 115 open for discussion

These animals: good/excellent confirmation, free to roam (no corrals/feed lot), California heat, Alfalfa, grass hay, triticale, grain hay.

All animals are tagged; weighed; wormed (Dectomax); Virashield D6; Chlostrum; Multi Mineral.

Stock trailer and Semi Truck loading

Black Butte Bison Ranch, California

Contact: Tom 530-824-1000

Turn Key Bison Ranch for Sale

400 m/l acres in the legendary Heart of the Flint Hills Tallgrass Prairie in East Central Kansas. This ranch was built for Bison. 6’ Perimeter fencing, paddocks for rotational grazing. Bring you animals and take advantage of a great location. The ranch includes three ponds that are recharged from rain and snow, and year-round spring fed tanks. Rural water plumbed for the tanks in the corral. The ranch is crossed fenced for rotational grazing with a total of 5 paddocks and the potential for additional cross fencing. Two thirds of the pastures comprise of warm season native grasses. The other third of the pastures includes cool season grass.

Please contact us directly, Rob 602-370-0593.

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