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Cows and calves are shown in April on the Chris Johnson farm near Sharon, N.D. (Jonathan Knutson/Forum Communications Co.)

It's déjà moo for a North Dakota rancher


SHARON, N.D. -- It's déjà moo for Chris Johnson.

For the second straight year, the Sharon, N.D., rancher and his family have seen a torrent of twin calves that far exceeds what's normal.

One year could've been a statistical fluke. Two years defies happenstance and begs for logical explanation.

"Yeah, two years of this. You'd think there has to be some reason for it," says Johnson, who ranches with his dad, Keith; uncle, Wayne; and brother, Jeremy.

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