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Hill Country Heritage Sale Trends & Averages

by Molly Clubb | Sep 12, 2017
The Hill Country Heritage Sale was held September 8-9, 2017 in Fredericksburg, Texas at the River Ranch. 117 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were consigned and auctioned.

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. We welcome your feedback or additional data requests. 

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Hill Country Heritage Sale Results:

  • 99 of 117 lots sold for a total of $2​33,300 with an $2,​592.22 Sold Average and a $2,200.94 Consigned Average.
  • The overall sale average was $2,356.67
  • There were 2 Cash Cows (over $10,000) that sold for a total of $​23,000 and an average of $11,500. They were Lots 17 & 63. 
  • Top 10 lots average: $7,040
  • Top 25 lots average: $4,910

Hired Hand Live Internet Bidding Influence on the Hill Country Heritage Sale:

The sale utilized Hired Hand Live internet bidding. For a full report and Infographic on those statistics please see our other Blog post recapping the sale.

Other Interesting Sale Averages*:

  • Natural Service females:  $2,370.41
  • 0-2 year olds: $2,370.59
  • 3-5 year olds: $2,345
  • 6-10 year olds: $2,316.67
  • 80+" TTT Cow Average: $6,6062.50
  • 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $​3,083

Sale Trends Hill Country


Popular Sires*:

These are averages for Sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average. The top 5 Sires are linked back to the owners Hired Hand powered websites when applicable. 

Tejas Star
Photo:Tejas Star

  • TEJAS STAR $5,900
  • FARLAP CHEX $4,625
  • WF COMMANDO $4.375
  • STARBASE COMMANDER $3,350
  • PCC EVADER $2,700
  • TEJAS METEORITE $2,466
  • BIG JOHN 10 $2,250
  • SHR RIO BANDANA $2,100
  • SR MADDEN 552 $1,950
  • ZUESS EOT $1,675
  • TX W STORM TROOPER $1,550
  • DILLON $1,400
  • DANANANANANANANANA BATMAN $1,375
  • IRON MIKE ST $1,150
  • TIE: CV COWBOY CASANOVA $1,050 & LONE STAR 80 $1,050
    HUBBELL'S RIO DINERO $1,033
  • WATSON 167 $1,000

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

Bandera Chex
Photo: Bandera Chex

1. BANDERA CHEX
2. BETCHA A GRANDE 721
3. D/O SUNDANCE
4. FARLAP CHEX
5. J.R. GRAND SLAM

Popular Maternal Grand Sires*:

These are averages for Maternal Sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average. The top 5 Sires are linked back to the owners Hired Hand powered websites when applicable. 

Working Man Chex
Photo:Working Man Chex

  • WORKING MAN CHEX $7,250
  • SHAUGHNESSY CHEX $6,450
  • TVR ALADDIN $5,000
  • TEJAS STAR $4,150
  • J.R. GRAND SLAM $3,150
  • JP RIO GRANDE $3,125
  • STARBASE COMMANDER $2,450
  • TIE: TOP CALIBER $2,250 & ROUNDUP $2,250
  • STRATEDGY $2,100
  • BOOMERANG C P $1,700
  • STRAIGHT SHOOTER $1,500
  • COCO CHEX $1,375
  • RUTLEDGE'S DINGER $1,320
  • TIE: MAXIMUS ST $1,050 & DON JULIO $1,050 & SUPER CRUX $1,050
  • T-X TWISTED SAMURAI RM $1,000

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

Coach
Photo:Coach

1. WORKING MAN CHEX
2. SHAUGHNESSY CHEX
3. LTL EMPEROR EQUIVALENT
4. COACH
5. TVR ALADDIN

 

Popular Service Sires*:

These are averages for ​Service Sires with at least 2 ​females exposed/bred to them selling. The females sale averages are listed below starting with the highest average. The top 5 Service Sires are linked back to the owners Hired Hand powered websites when applicable.

Escondido
Photo: RR Escondido Red

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

RR BULLNANZA
Photo:RR Bullnanza

1. RIO COWBOY 477 & DARK MAGIC
2. RR ESCONDIDO RED
3. RR BULLNANZA
4. TUFF STUFF
5. REBEL HR



* 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.

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