In this July 30, 2010 photo, an auctioneer sells equipment at the Ainsworth Feed Yards feedlot in Ainsworth, Neb. Bob Sears, the feedlot's former owner, said the competitive market for his cattle had ... more 
In this July 30, 2010 photo, an auctioneer sells equipment at the Ainsworth Feed Yards feedlot in Ainsworth, Neb. Bob Sears, the feedlot's former owner, said the competitive market for his cattle had all but disappeared over the years and in 2009 he had just one viable bidder for most cattle sales. Sears declared bankruptcy in March. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Christopher Leonard
Tue, Oct 19, 2010 3:59 PM EDT