September 25, 2012
A group of cows are shown to a crowd as the auctioneer rattles off bids at the Callaway Livestock Center's auction Monday. Auctioneers said that despite the rise in cost for hay and lack of grazable land following this summer's drought, auction numbers have held steady.
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