Written bids for 12 animals from the state bison herd will be accepted at the Hot Springs State Park office in Thermopolis until 5 p.m., January 17 for the purchase of the following animals: four 2012 heifer calves, one 2011 heifer calf, two 2011 bull calves, three 2012 bull calves and two mature cows.
All animals have all been properly vaccinated. Minimum bids are as follows: $1,300 for 2012 calves, $1,600 for 2011 calves and $1,500 for mature cows.
Bids will be accepted for any or all of these bison. Each animal offered will be sold to the highest bidder, subject to the minimum bid specified in the sales list provided by the State. Buyers may begin picking up their animals on January 23.
For bison information, please call Jody Lange at 307-921-2610 or John Fish at 307-921-1965 or Kevin Skates at 307-921-2057. The Hot Springs State Park headquarters number is 307-864-2176.
All settlements will be made with the Superintendent of Hot Springs State Park within seven days of successful bid notification.