Nielsen Livestock

Selling 28 Irish Black Bulls
  •   Feb 14 @ 1:00am MST (Start)
  •   Feb 18 @ 6:30pm MST (End)
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Nielsen Livestock Irish Blacks and Reds. Viewing Day Saturday February 16,1PM-5PM. Featuring 25 2 Year Old Irish Black Sale Bulls.

For questions about the bulls call: 
Will Nielsen at 406-486-5434
Wade Nielsen at 406-989-1034
Or email questions to


For assistance registering to bid call Eric Smeltzer at 406-989-1063. We will be at the viewing day to help with registration.
By registration and by bidding you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the auction and are stating that you are at least 18 years of age and able to enter into a binding agreement. All information provided by the seller and 3rd parties is deemed to be accurate, correct and from trusted sources. By bidding you are stating that you have inspected the animal / item or waive your right to inspect, and agree that you as a bidder / buyer have done your due diligence. Once declared a buyer, the high bidder has entered into a legal and binding purchase agreement.
Unless otherwise stated, all lots sell subject to the seller’s acceptance / reserve price established prior to the sale by the seller. Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Once the auction is declared closed, all animals become the responsibility and property of the buyer.

All bidding is in U.S. dollars. Forms of payment accepted are: Business, Personal or Cashier’s check or Credit Card. Payment in full is expected immediately after the sale and prior to the transfer / exchange of any animal / item. We must receive payment in full within 7 days of the auction, unless different arrangements have been made prior to the sale and prior to bidding. Any late payments and / or returned checks will be assessed a $50.00 fee. All unpaid purchases, after 7 days will be subject to an interest charge of 1 1/2% per month. Any debt collection or dispute proceedings will be heard in Dawson County, Montana.
Make check payable to: Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC Mail payments to:
Smeltzer Auctions &Real Estate LLC / Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC. 414 S Merrill Ave Glendive MT If payment is made with a Credit Card, a 3% fee will be added to the final bid price.
It is the buyer’s responsibility to inform Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC of which payment method is desired. If payment is not received within 7 days, the credit card on file will be charged.
Failure to pay will result in legal action.

An email invoice will be sent immediately to each buyer, following the conclusion and closing of the sale, if you do not receive an invoice within 24 hours following the closing of the sale, we kindly request that you contact our office or sale representative.

Delivery / Trucking:
Bull Delivery will be sometime in March pending weather conditions. Free Delivery within 250 miles of Nielsen Feedlot. Delivery and / or trucking beyond 250 miles is the responsibility of the buyer and is arranged by the buyer and the seller. Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC is not responsible for the delivery of the animal / item.

After Sale Care:
Free feed will be provided up to delivery in mid-March. If bulls are unable to be delivered in March, prior arrangements can be made between the buyer and seller.

Buyer Volume Discounts:
We will be offering Discounts for volume bull buyers:
  • 3 Head—3%
  • 4 Head—4%
  • 5 or more head 5%

Health papers:
Health papers will be provided to the buyer. However, it is the buyer’s responsibility to know their respective state health requirements in advance of the auction and prior to bidding. Any special tests needed by the buyer will be the responsibility of the buyer. In the event of international purchases, all health fees will be the responsibility of the buyer.

Sight Unseen Purchases:
We guarantee your satisfaction of our bulls at delivery or we will load them back up and take them home and give a full refund.

Fertility Tested:
All bulls will have a satisfactory breeding soundness exam performed prior to delivery. In the event a bull does not pass the exam, a mutually agreed upon replacement bull will be provided if available or a full refund will be granted.

There are no bid retractions, all sales are final upon closing of the sale. Bidding is not contingent upon financing. If buyer defaults by non-payment, legal action will be taken, and the buyer will be held responsible for all related expenses for such action. In case of an animal / item being resold, the buyer will be held accountable; And all losses occurred, will be the responsibility of the buyer in default.

By bidding you agree with the terms and conditions of the sale. All auctions are conducted with no contingencies. If you are identified as a high bidder / buyer, you have entered into a legal binding agreement / contract between you (The Buyer) and the Seller. Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC, it's staff, employees, and independent contractors, all act as an agent only, between the seller and the buyer; and has no responsibility financially or otherwise. All warranties expressed or implied are between buyer and seller. We, Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC, assumes all information provided by the seller and 3rd parties to be deemed accurate, from trusted sources, but do not guarantee. Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC does not guarantee the age, pedigree, or reproductive status on all animals selling. Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC cannot be held responsible for the health or condition of the animals / items after the conclusion of the auction. Smeltzer Auctions & Real Estate LLC, it's staff, employees and independent contractors are not responsible for accidents, errors or omissions. We suggest that if you have an issue(s) with the terms and conditions, please do not bid, as they are final upon you becoming a high bidder.