| Apr 09, 2013
Thank you to the Hudson/Valentine Sale and the Southeastern Winchester Futurity for their hospitality, outstanding event, super successful sale and for inviting us to set up a booth.
Hired Hand's Molly Clubb and Jaymie Feldmann arrived in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Thursday to get set up and do some sight seeing. Thursday evening marked the arrival of most Futurity participants and sale attendees and the weekend was kicked off with a nicely catered BBQ dinner. Friday morning started off with a bustle of activity for Hired Hand as customers stopped by the booth for technical support, questions about Facebook markeitng, social media, Longhorn advertising programs and more. Friday was also the Futurity which showed off many, many outstanding animals brought in from all over the country. Friday night marked another great meal and the Heifer Sale portion of the weekend. Hudson Longhorns sale consignment, HL Cow Patty was sold to G&G Longhorns for $62,000 which is a new world record for a Longhorn heifer sold at auction. Cow Patty was later partnered with G&G Longhorns, Bentwood Ranch & Allen Ranch - all Hired Hand customers. Congratulations to these 3 ranches on an outstanding purchase and to all of our customers who bought and sold great cattle over the weekend. During the sale Hired Hand's Molly and Jaymie served customers via our Mobile Marketing plan - texting out sale prices to anyone who is a subscriber. To learn more about our Mobile Marketing please click here.
Saturday morning there were lots of breeders admiring the beautiful consignments to sell later that day and soaking up the beautiful Kentucky sunshine. Mike Willinger, Hudson Longhorns ranch manager, said that it was the nicest weather Kentucky had seen in some time which was great for sale attendees. Another great meal was served for lunch Saturday and the sale started at 1PM which had some very exciting moments with numerous cattle selling from $20-45,000.
The weekend boasted 112 lots selling, only 2 PO's, $976,000 gross revenue and an $8,714 average - quite impressive.
And just as important, all of the attendees and participants seemed to have a lot of fun and a good time.
Hired Hand would like to especially thank new customers that signed on at this event including:
- Joe Sedlecek, Lazy J Longhorns
- Richard & Jeanne Filip, Bentwood Ranch
- Kacy Mimms, Tacky Farms
- Nancy Dunn, Dunn Longhorns.
Thank you to all of our customers who are kind enough to spread the word about our services and who take the time to stop by and visit about the success they find with their Hired Hand website and also ask questions about ways they can utilize it more to its full potential. We appreciate each and every one of you and can't wait to see you again soon down the road.
A huge thank you again to the Southeastern Winchester Futurity, and Hired Hand customers and sale hosts Bill & Elizabeth Hudson of Hudson Longhorns and Joe & Lorinda Valentine of Panther Creek Ranch.
To view a full gallery of photos of Hired Hand customers at the weekend's events click here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151597895369602.1073741826.117344134601&type=1&l=3e9d0550c7
Hired Hand customers Carolin and Bob Miller, Featherstone Ranch
Hired Hand customers Bear Davidson, Ranch Manager and Ben Gravett, G&G Texas Longhorns
Lorinda & Joe Valentine of Panther Creek Ranch with Elizabeth & Bill Hudson of Hudson Longhorns
Hired Hand's Jaymie Feldmann; Schumacher Cattle's Scott Schumacher; Hired Hand's Molly Clubb; 4 Gone Ranch's Kerry Mounce