Beef Expo Big Draw For County

Sale At Fairgrounds Brings In $101,005

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Posted: April 24, 2013

Colton Nunley, 3, watches the annual cattle auction with his father, Cory, at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds on Friday. The Nunleys, from Tazewell, attended the Virginia Beef Expo. (Photos by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
Auctioneers Mike Jones (left) and Jason Pratt work the annual cattle sale during the Virginia Beef Expo on Friday at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. Cattlemen and farmers gathered from around the state and beyond to buy and sell livestock at the auction.
Chris Wojo calls out for a bid back to the auctioneer at Friday’s cattle auction.
HARRISONBURG — After months of preparation, the sale of a $3,000 cow goes by in just a few loud, intense seconds.

During those moments, the cow searches for any way out of the small cage that...


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