• Tom Bechman

    Wow! They Don't Sell Cattle Like They Once Did

    Hoosier Perspectives

     by Tom Bechman
     on November 23, 2009

    More than 20 years ago my new bride, Carla, and I bought a Simmental heifer at the National Simmental Heifer Sale at the North American Livestock Exposition in Louisville Kentucky. It concluded last week after two weeks of intense competition in nearly all species of livestock imaginable both in the show ring and in the sale ring.   When we bought a heifer, the sale ring was set up in a corner of the big, then drafty west wing at the Kentucky Exposition Center. We sat on bleachers. My wife…

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