First Aired - 01/26/2012 01:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on the Farm Report get ready to meet Pat McLenithan of Cambridge Valley Livestock, the largest family-owned livestock auction house in New York state. He talks with host Erin Fairbanks about the ins-and-outs of how a livestock auction house works, from when the animal arrives to when it is sold on sale day and everything in between. Learn about why livestock buyers have some of the sharpest eyes around , what a feeder cow is, and even hear Patrick do one of his amazing auctioneer chants live! This episode is sponsored by Whole Foods Market.

"[Beef] is a commodity ... within a phone call the price can change drastically, it really is like the stock market sometimes."

--Pat McLenithan on the Farm Report



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