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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Oct 18, 2013 02:27 PM CDT

"It's time we had a little talk," I can still remember my Dad saying, his voice and eyebrows lowered to ominous levels that always meant serious business.

My puberty-ridden voice cracked as he directed me to take a seat in the barn just before we were expected to go in for supper.

"Your Mother and sister don't need to hear this," he sternly warned.

This was it, I thought. The man-to-man briefing I had been waiting for, the facts of life speech, the birds and bees lecture, the "keep it in your pants" sermon. The great day had finally arrived.

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