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Bergh Auction Service & Owen Auction Service

"Your Professional Auction Team"

 One of the most important decisions you have regarding your auction is hiring the auctioneers.

 As professional auctioneers we know what land, farm equipment and personal property are worth.

Let our 65 years of experience work for you !

Bergh Auction Service
Mike & Barb Bergh
44115 155th Street - Florence, SD 57235
Cell Phone: 605-881-1652
Phone: 605-758-2456  -  Fax: 605-758-1309
Owen Auction Service
Randy & Chris Owen
676 North Lake Drive - Watertown, SD 57201
Cell Phone: 605-881-5377
Phone: 605-886-5947 - Fax: 605-882-3934
Both Mike and Randy are Licensed Real Estate Auctioneers & members of the
South Dakota Auctioneers Association. As professional auctioneers, we will manage
your sale to get you fair value for property in which you invested your hard earned time
and money.
Mike and Randy are both very involved in production agriculture.  Randy is a partner
in SD Livestock Sales Company auction market in Watertown, SD where livestock
sales are held every Wednesday, selling cattle and sheep.  Mike and his family operate RBM Livestock at Florence, SD - a purebred Angus and Charolais, and backgrounding program, as well as, farming 1500-2000 acres in the Florence area.  Mike has also spent 30 plus years in the livestock auction markets.  These experiences have been very helpful for our auction business.  We know agriculture!



All at Local, Regional & State Levels

- Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation (BASH)

- Lake Area Technical Institute Foundation (Festival of Trees)

- Habitat for Humanity (Greater Watertown Region)

- Codington County 4-H  (Premium Sale)

- Ducks Unlimited

- National Wild Turkey Foundation

- Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

- Pheasants Forever

- Numerous Community and Church Benefits



- Ducks Unlimited Distinguished Service Award (2005)

- SD Ducks Unlimited (2012)

- NWTF (2006)

- RMEF (2008)

- Habitat for Humanity (2008)


HOW WE SELL - When You Hire Us:

- We'll discuss with you all the details involved in having your auction: date, time,

  location, commission rate & other auction expenses.

- We'll discuss with you how your sale should be advertised. The success of

  the sale depends a great deal on the marketing effort behind it.

- We'll discuss the seller's responsibilities regarding setup and cleanup of the 

  items being sold at auction.

- The day of your sale you'll get a computerized print out of the entire list of

   items sold at auction & printed buyer's list.

- At time of settlement (10-14 days) you will receive a complete sale summary,

  advertising & expense summary, and any other related documents.


What We Sell

Whatever it is you have to sell!




Computerized Auction System

65 years of experience!