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Harrington's Sort and Cull
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Dec 19, 2014 04:49 PM CST

Cattle futures ended the week feeling a lot like the ninth season of the primetime soap opera "Dallas," the outrageous standard of glitz and melodrama in the 1980s.

Over 12 years, the crazy plots rocked between the greed and power lust of J.R. Ewing and his sensitive brother Bobby. Just when you thought J.R. couldn't be more ruthless, the oil baron would push an old lady controlling rich material rights under a bus (or worse).

The shameless writers of the show cashed in on a no-holds-barred-take-no-prisoners style, winning the television ratings war time and again. But the screenplay well must ...

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