Bull Auction

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    Marcia Austin of Birdseye held her granddaughter, Ava Calvert of St. Louis, 5, while she pet a bull during Jerome and Doris Kerstiens’ cattle auction in Huntingburg on Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    The bulls that were to be auctioned laid in the sun while potential buyers talked during Jerome and Doris Kerstiens’ cattle auction in Huntingburg on Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Cameron Barkley of Huntingburg, 12, watched a hose fill a water trough for the heifers during Jerome and Doris Kerstiens’ cattle auction in Huntingburg on Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Jason Tower of Dubois looked at the middle-aged heifers for sale during Jerome and Doris Kerstiens’ cattle auction in Huntingburg on Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Pat Luecke of New Boston listened with other potential buyers during Jerome and Doris Kerstiens’ cattle auction in Huntingburg on Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    The bulls that were to be auctioned laid in the sun while potential buyers listened to Chip Kugler of Jasper, the auctioneer, and made bids during Jerome and Doris Kerstiens’ cattle auction in Huntingburg on Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    Auctioneer Chip Kugler of Jasper pointed across the room and said, "Sold!" while auctioning off a bull Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald

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    A two-year-old heifer reached her head towards Cody Blessinger, left, his brother Adam Blessinger, both of Huntingburg, and Ashley Egan of Lebanon Junction, Ky. during Jerome and Doris Kerstiens’ cattle auction in Huntingburg on Saturday. Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald