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John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Sep 2, 2013 05:49 PM CDT

Whenever someone starts a conversation with "back in the day", I find myself checking for the fire exits.

Trips down "Memory Lane" can be painful excursions, especially when your tour guide is so smitten with the "good old days" he believes all the ills of the world could be solved with a time machine.

So I truly feel all the worse in cornering you with the musty cattle family album, a scary looking scrapbook of yellowed market reports, broken ear tags and faded scale tickets. While we've all wanted to tell Grandpa to put a sock in it, few are ...

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