23rd Annual Salmon Select MULE Sale 2022
In 2000, retired USFS supervisor, John Burns of Carmen, Idaho (Carmen is the post office by the Fairgrounds) suggested a Mule Sale to Fred Snook, The Mule Sale would be on the Friday night before the Horse Sale. Fred said sure and the Mule Sale was born. Many Idaho/Montana mule owners were contacted but they were all dubious. John’s job was to get some mules and Fred’s job was to get some buyers. John went back east and bought a trailer load of good quality mules. Well, the first Mule Sale was held in 2000 with 22 mules and a dog for sale. The Sale was well attended, and prices were above expectations. Since then, the Mule Sale has grown every year. This year we are capping the mule entries at 50! Prices have increased from an average high of $2,800 to $5,300.
Pre-bidding opens Wednesday, April 6 @ 9am. Start bidding or set your max bid and let the system bid for you. All online bidders must be registered to bid by Friday at noon or you are not guaranteed to bid. Every bidder is required to register for the individual sales and accept their terms and conditions. Practice bidding on the "Practice Lot" before sale day to insure you are all setup, approved, and ready to bid.