Bruner Angus Ranch in the winter

Turn Out Bull Sale

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
12:00 pm Central Time
Rugby Livestock Auction
Rugby, ND

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At Bruner Angus Ranch, our mission is to produce quality seedstock for the purebred and commercial cattlemen that will add consistency, longevity and maternal strength to their operation. We also strive to give each one of our customers a genuine, trustworthy experience when working with our family, and our cattle.


About Us

The Bruner Angus Ranch is a fourth-generation family farm. The Bruner family includes Blaine, Kim and their boys; Travis (and wife Ashley, daughter Rayna and son Frankie), Trenton (and wife Rachel and son Landon) and Ty (and wife Erin). The Angus herd was started by the late Frankie Bruner, and his wife Cecilia. Frankie bought his first 25 Angus cattle in 1952 to start the Bruner Angus Ranch. Each year he added as few as one or 2 to build his herd. The highlight of Frankie's ranching career was the purchase of FAR Kruegerand 410H that went on to be the 2002 Denver Stock Show Grand Champion Bull. Since then the Bruner Angus Ranch has developed into a 300 registered cow/calf operation. All of the cows are synchronized and AI'd using the top genetics in the Angus breed. Bruner Angus Ranch is also doing some embryo transplant work to maximize the production from their top females. All calves are born at the ranch and fed using their own grown feed and most of their own supplements. Additional supplements are purchased from Feed Mix.

Every member of the family has a part in the operation. From the boys doing the chores, working cows and clipping bulls, to the girls keeping track of the bookwork, sale information and marketing. Bruner's annually attend the KMOT Ag Expo in Minot, ND, the KFYR Agri-International in Bismarck, ND, and display cattle at the Drake Breeder's Classic.

Upcoming Events:

June 3, 2019 - Turn Out Bull Sale, Rugby Livestock Auctions, Rugby, ND

January 29-31, 2020 – KMOT Ag Expo, Minot, ND

February 5, 2020 – Drake Breeders Classic, Drake, ND

February 8, 2020 – BAR Pre-Sale Open House, at the Ranch

February 11-12, 2020 – KFYR Agri-International, Bismarck, ND

February 16, 2020 – BAR Annual Production Sale, at the Ranch

In the news:

Candid Camera for Cows

5 Things I Can't Do Without: During a Production Sale

Ag Degrees Open Doors for North Dakota Graduates

Fingertip Marketing, Angus Journal

South McHenry SCD Achievement Award:
Click Here to read the "SCD" article

NDSGA Awards Inaugural $5,000 Scholarship:
Click Here to read the "Scholarship" article

Stockman’s Association All Breeds Cattle Tour

Bruner Angus one of our winter-season Producer Progress stops by Dale Hildebrant [via Farm & Ranch Guide]

Hardy ND cows fly to Kazakhstan to replenish herd by James MacPherson [via USA Today]

Post-secondary Agriculture Students organization builds agribusiness links by Mikkel Pates [via Agweek]

Hauling hay, preparing for winter fills much of Bruner's day by Dale Hildebrant [via Farm & Ranch Guide]

Bruner cattle back home for the winter by Dale Hildebrandt [via Farm & Ranch Guide]

Bruners settling into a normal winter chore routine by Dale Hildebrandt [via Farm & Ranch Guide]

Buner sale catalog on the way to the printer by Dale Hildebrandt [via Farm & Ranch Guide]

Prepping sale cattle and repairing machinery fills Blaine Bruner's day by Dale Hildebrandt [via Farm & Ranch Guide]

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