• Weekend Recap: 2017 ITLA Convention and Show

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 30, 2017
    From October 26th -28th Hired Hands' Jaymie Feldmann attended the ITLA Championship and Show, held in Cloverdale, IN.Thank you to the ITLA and everyone who included us and made us feel welcome. Hired Hand had a booth at the event to serve current and prospective customers.
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  • Longhorn World Championship Sale Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Oct 24, 2017
    The TLCA's Longhorn World Championship Sale ​was held ​on Friday, October 20th in ​​Oklahoma City, OK. Over 70 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were consigned and auctioned off to a crowd of breeders in the Cox Convention Center in downtown OKC. The data below was gathered by Hired Hand. We share these trends and averages for our customers and breeders in the Longhorn Industry who could better their programs by analyzing it as it best suites them such as this data: These are averages for Sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average. SITTIN BULL $3,880, CV COWBOY CASANOVA $7,250, JP RIO GRANDE $2,700
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  • Restless Heart

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    Restless Heart Klein Cattle Company is owned by the Klein family in Bellville, TX. Ross, Barbara, Brittney and Courtney have always shared a love for agriculture and the rural lifestyle. Taking after their parents, Brittney and Courtney were both heavily involved in athletics, 4-H, and FFA. This is how their journey with cattle started. The family shares a passion for nature, livestock and their home in Austin County.
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  • Halloween Animals, Spooky Names & Other Fun!

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    At Hired Hand, we're celebrating Halloween by compiling the top Halloween themed names of animals on our customers' websites and also celebrating those animals born on Halloween.
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  • Halloween Costumes For Your Animals

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    'Tis the season for costume hunting and while most of us have our adult party costume planned or our kids' costumes picked out, how many are ready for our pets and animals' costumes? Here are some costume and Halloween ideas from your friendly staff at Hired Hand.
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  • National Cat Day: The History & Superstition of Black Cats

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    In honor of National Cat Day (October 29th) and Halloween, check out these interesting facts about black cats. Black cats are among the most common of all cat colors – with good reason. The gene for black is dominate in cats, meaning that black cats will always pass their color gene along to their offspring. Although the kitten of a black cat might not appear to be black, he carries the black gene...
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  • The Pumpkin Spice Trend is for Animals too!

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    The Pumpkin Spice Craze has hit the animal market! Here are a few items you ​could consider purchasing for your livestock and pets if you'd like them to join in on the joy of pumpkin spice as well!
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  • Weekend Recap: 2017 Longhorn World Championship

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 23, 2017
    From October 20th - 21st Hired Hands' Molly Clubb and ​Jaymie Feldmann attended the Texas Longhorn Cattle Association's Longhorn World Championship. This event included a sale, measurement competition and futurity. The "LWC" ended with the All-Industry Banquet and Awards Presentation, all held in the Cox Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Hired Hand had a booth for the 3 day event.
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  • Beans Creek Longhorns

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 16, 2017
    Beans Creek Longhorns is owned by Preston Caveness and his family. Located in Rusk, Texas they enjoy their time raising longhorn cattle.
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  • CWM Ceffyl Ranch

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 15, 2017
    CWM Ceffyl Ranch is located in Colorado's Bijou Basin on the banks of West Bijou Creek near Kiowa. Chuck and Kadie Hughes established Cwm Ceffyl Ranch. "Cwm Ceffyl" is means "Horse Valley" in the Welsh language. Cwm Ceffyl Ranch LLC is home to Registered Texas Longhorn Cattle, Border Collies, & Quarter horses.
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