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2017 Blue Ridge Ranch Sale Trends and Averages

by User Not Found | Apr 11, 2017

Since the beginning of 2017 Hired Hand has been compiling additional sales data and sharing it via our Blog and Mobile Marketing program. We plan to continue to share these stats from future consignment sales as well. We hope that they will be beneficial to breeders and show Industry sales trends. We welcome your feedback and requests.

Please find below some additional Blue Ridge Ranch Sale results courtesy of your friends at Hired Hand*:

Blue Ridge Heifer Sale:

  • 19 of 21 lots were sold for a total of $40,470. The Shown & Sold Average was $2,130.
  • There were no Cash Cows that sold.
  • 5 Lots sold on-line. The on-line Heifer Sale average was $8,094.
  • Lot 16 topped the Heifer Sale at $5,700

Blue Ridge Cow Sale:

  • 55 of 62 lots sold for a total of $141,484. The Shown & Sold Average was $2,303.
  • There were 4 scratches and 3 PO’s.
  • 1 Cash Cow sold - Lot #28 for $17,500.
  • 14 lots sold on-line totaling $43,775. The on-line Cow Sale average was $3,126.

Hired Hand Live Internet Bidding Influence on Blue Ridge Sale:

  • 19 Lots sold on-line for a total of $50,800. The overall on-line average was $2,673
  • There were 183 Internet bids
  • 63.5% of items were up-bid by the internet
  • The top internet buyer spent $17,500 on-line
  • The volume internet buyer spent $13,675 on-line

Other Interesting Sale Averages*:

  • AI bred females: $1,300
  • Natural Service females:  $2,586.32
  • 70-79" TTT (DOB's '12):  $2,683
  • Over 10 years old: $2,059
  • 6-9 years old: $2,808
  • 3-5 years old: $2,431
  • Under 3 years old: $2,243.50

 ​Popular Sires*:

These were the top 5 sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average.

Lodestar 3/2 $3,200
ZD Jamada $2,900
JR Bonanza $2,766
ZD Kelley $2,125
LAR Smokin $2,216

These are the top 5 sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:

1. Cowtown ST
2. Especial
3. Simba
4. J.R. BonanzA
5. X Star

Popular Maternal Grand Sires*:

These were the top 5 Maternal Grand Sires by value of their averages with at least 2 Grand Daughters selling. Averages are shown below starting with the highest.

Top Caliber $4,100
Starbase Commander $3,050
Super Bowl $2,750
Drag Iron $2,375
Awesome Viagra $2,250

These are the top 5 Maternal Grand sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:

1. EOT Outback Hot Sue
2. KC Justice
3. Top Caliber
4. JR Grand Slam
​5. Star Regard

Popular Service Sires*:

These are the top 5 service sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:

1. Luckenbach Texa
2. Hubbells Rio 007
3. 3P Legit Cowboy
4. RM Aussie Cowboy
5. Tumbling Dice


* Please note that this data is based off what was printed in the sale catalog and announced in the ring. It is not official data endorsed by the sale.

For more information on adding Hired Hand's services to your next sale please contact Molly at 319-269-8903 or visit www.hiredhandsoftware.com/services


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