On behalf of the members and Board of Directors of the Western Bison Association (WBA), we welcome your interest in Bison and invite you to join our organization. We represent a growing group of dedicated producers, marketers, and enthusiasts that share in the future of buffalo, their continued prosperity as a healthy meat source and the development of by-products that this majestic animal offers us.
Wild West Stampede!!!
The Western Bison Association is very excited to announce that they have 97 bison entered for their 17th Stampede Show and Sale to include 7) 2YB, 7) YB, 24) BC, 4) Bred 3-4 Year Cows, 9) 2YBH, 27) YH, and 19)HC. The sale begins at noon on Saturday the 5th conducted by Bradeen Auctions; Ron Bradeen and Jud Seeman at the Golden Spike Event Center, Auction Arena Building in Ogden,Utah.
This line-up includes bison from 16 of the finest ranches in the west coming in from UT, WY, ID, OR, CO, and CA! Those represented are Antelope Island State Park, A.R.O. Ranch, Black Butte Bison, Bridge Creek Bison, Bridger Valley Buffalo, Buffalo Run Ranch, Diamond P Grass Roots Bison, Eagle Ridge Bison, Eagles Wing Ranch, Indian Pass Ranch, J Bar S Ranch, North Slope Buffalo, Ravenspur Bison Ranch, Snyder Land & Development, 2 J Bison, and Whitley Peak Ranch.
Highlighting this years event is Jeff Martin, keynote speaker on Friday evening, discussing Being Buffaloed by Climate Change and Legacy Hybrid-Cattalo Genetics. On Friday afternoon the topic for a panel discussion is Mycoplasma; How to Recognize it’s Symptoms and Treatment. Speakers are Douglas Wagner, DVM from Newport Labs and Dave Hunter, DVM from Turner Enterprises. Thursday evening is always their fabulous taco bar and annual meeting, but also Boyd Meyer’s infamous “State of the Industry” report. Also expect to hear about the new DNA study exposing prehistoric bison do have cattle markers! See you there!
About the Western Bison Association
The Western Bison Association was founded in 1998 for the bison producers of the Western United States that are dedicated to preserving the American Bison through marketing, ranching, research, and education. We sponsor the Wild West Buffalo Stampede Show and Sale that is held annually on the first Saturday of December in Ogden, Utah at the Golden Spike Event Center. Each Stampede features our show and sale with live animals being judged and sold from all western states. We have our annual meeting, educational forums, and speakers preceding the show and sale, beginning on the previous Thursday. The WBA meets during the National Bison Association's winter conference held in Denver at the National Western Livestock Show each January and in the spring of each year at a host ranch and location that rotates from year to year. Watch our message board for upcoming dates to remember.