Petaluma livestock auctioneer keeps tradition going

Petaluma livestock auctioneer Tony Brazil
Petaluma livestock auctioneer Tony Brazil (Argus-Courier)

Petaluma livestock auctioneer Tony Brazil has been orchestrating the sale of local pigs, goats and cattle for nearly 60 years at the Petaluma Livestock Auction. For about 70 years, Brazil has donated his services to fundraisers and youth programs, including the Junior Livestock Auction of the Sonoma County Fair.

At 91 years old, Brazil remains a valuable resource for any historian or citizen interested in the area’s rich agricultural traditions.

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