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2017 Red River Sale Trends, Averages & Internet Influence

by Molly Clubb | May 31, 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 Red River Sale results courtesy of your friends at Hired Hand*:

Red River Sale Results:

  • 82 of 91 lots sold for a total of $213,750 with an $2,671 Sold Average and a $2401.69 Consigned Average
  • There were 5 Cash Cows that sold for a total of $58,200 and an average of $11,640
  • Top 10 lots average: $9.495
  • Top 25 lots average: $5,698
  • One over 80” TTT cow sold, Lot 90, $3,500 (the other over 80” TTT cow in the sale, lot 49, was PO’d). 
  • 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $2,383

Hired Hand Live Internet Bidding Influence on the Red River Sale:

Other Interesting Sale Averages*:

  • Natural Service females:  $2,599
  • 0-2 year olds: $3,039
  • 3-5 year olds: $2,540
  • 6-10 year olds: $2,768

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.

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

1. Plum Tuff Chex
2. Maximus ST
3. JP Rio Grande
4. Hidalgo ECR
5. Tumbling Dice SRC

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.

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

  1. Farlap Chex
  2. Gunman
  3. Impact’s Rear Admiral
  4. Houston Solution 11/1
  5. JP Rio Grande

Popular Service Sires*:

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

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

  1. Cowboy Chex
  2. Expedite
  3. Doodlebug Tuff Chex
  4. Rebel HR
  5. Hubbells 20 Gauge

* 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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