SDPB Documentaries

Last Bid at the Sioux Falls Stockyards

Preview | 56m 36s

On June 25, 2009, 21 black heifers were herded into the arena show ring at the Sioux Falls Stockyards. Offered for sale as a group, or draft, this consignment of cattle would be the last sold at the Sioux Falls Stockyards. A final bid was made and after 92 years of cattle sales at the facility, the auctioneer's gavel sounded for the last time at was once the busiest livestock market in the nation.

Aired: 08/12/09

Rating: NR

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