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Auctions are a great place to buy livestock from cattle to llamas
I showed cattle in 4-H and after the county fair was over, some of them were sold in the auction ring. I would lead the steer around so bidders could see the animal, and the auctioneer would get the...
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Bob and I took a load of 23 lambs to Colfax (IA) Livestock Sales last Saturday. The barns were as full as I've seen them in months. Lots of sheep and goats are going to market for the holiday...
Before you buy your child’s 4-H calf with the click of a button, arm yourself with information
When you go to a sale barn to buy your child’s 4-H calf or other livestock, the animals are right there and you have a good idea of what you’re getting. Social media and websites such as...
Dustin Focht was crowned the 2013 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion
Dustin Focht of Stillwater, Oklahoma, was bestowed with the honor of 2013 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion over hundreds of auctioneers in the competition. He's been auctioneering for 14-years...
Want to go to an auction but don't know how to bid? We have a few suggestions for helping you understand the chant and getting the most for your money. Radio interview source: Tommy Williams,...
Auctions aren't just for antiques--they're great places to find acreages, too!
Radio interview source: Tommy Williams, president, National Auctioneer's Association                   Listen here to the radio...