"Going once...": Perham livestock auctioneer vies for world championship

To some of us, the language of the livestock auctioneer is an utter mystery. But one of its most fluent speakers is the owner of Perham Stockyards. Mitchell Barthel is in Turlock, California, this week competing in the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship.
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To some of us, the language of the livestock auctioneer is an utter mystery. But one of its most fluent speakers is the owner of Perham Stockyards. Mitchell Barthel is in Turlock, California, this week competing in the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship.

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