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Hudson Valentine Fort Worth Stockyards Sale Trends & Averages

by Molly Clubb | Sep 26, 2017
The Hudson Valentine Fort Worth Stockyards Sale was held September 21-22, 2017 in the historic Stockyards of Fort Worth, Texas. 98 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. This data is not officially endorsed by the sale. 

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Hudson Valentine Fort Worth Stockyards Sale Results:

  • 94 of 98 lots sold for a total of $1,154,050 with an
    • $12,147 Sold & Shown Average
    • and a $11,776 Consigned Average.
  • The overall sale average was $12,277
  • The sale average excluding Cowboy Tuff Chex (bull) who sold for $165,000 was: $10,634
  • There were 31 Cash Cows (over $10,000) and 1 Cash Bull that sold for a total of $839,700 and an average of $26,240.
  • The Cash Cow total without the bull is $674,700 and the average without the bull is $21,764. 
  • Top 10 lots average: $51,850
  • Top 10 lots average excluding the bull: $37,700
  • Top 10 lots heifer sale only: $26,450
  • Top 10 lots cow sale only: $28,670
  • Top 25 lots average: $30,668
  • Top 25 lots average excluding the bull: $24,528
  • Heifer Sale Average (without Cowboy Tuff Chex): $11,066
  • Cow Sale Average: $10,359

Other Interesting Sale Averages* (females only, does not include Cowboy Tuff Chex bull): 

  • Natural Service females:  $10,778
  • AI’d females: $9,775
  • 0-2 year olds: $13,568
  • 0-2YO with 50-59” TTT: $14,000
  • 0-2YO with 60+” TTT:$22,685
  • 3-5 year olds: $8,119
  • 3-5YO with 60-69” TTT: $5,480
  • 3-5YO with 70-79” TTT: $14,921
  • 3-5YO with 80+” TTT: $7,850
  • 6-10 year olds: $10,061
  • 6-10 YO with 70-79” TTT: $5,718
  • 6-10 YO with 80+” TTT: $12,026
  • Over 10 years old: $6,500
  • 80+" TTT Cow Average: $13,715
  • 80+” TTT & AI’d: $8,700
  • 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $9,028
  • 70-79” TTT & AI’d: $16,000
  • 3-in-1 (heifer): $8,150
  • 3-in-1 (bull): $8,300
  • Heifer at side: $20,300
  • Bull at side: $11,000
  • Confirmed bred, no calf at side: $8,862
  • Confirmed bred, selling in heifer sale: $9,111
  • Confirmed bred, selling in cow sale: $8,644
  • Open and/or Unexposed: $15,406
  • Open/Unexposed selling in heifer sale: $13,269
  • Open/Unexposed selling in cow sale: $24,666 (includes lot #3 which was a heifer calf not old enough to breed)

HV Sale

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.

Cowboy Tuff Chex
Photo: Cowboy Tuff Chex

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

JPRioGrande
Photo:JP Rio Grande

  1. COWBOY TUFF CHEX
  2. COWBOY TUFF CHEX
  3. JP RIO GRANDE
  4. FIFTY-FIFTY BCB
  5. G&L PAINTED SAVAGE
  6. HUBBELLS 20 GAUGE

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.

Tabasco
Photo:Tabasco

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

boomerangCP
Photo: Boomerang CP

  1. BOOMERANG CP
  2. TOP CALIBER
  3. TABASCO
  4. PEACEMAKER 44
  5. FA TOPNOTCH

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.

M2 Rifleman
Photo: M2 Rifleman

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

TuffEnuffChex
Photo:Tuff Enuff Chex
  1. TUFF ENUFF CHEX/SWAGGER BCB
  2. MONEY IN THE BANK CHEX
  3. VAN HORNE TEXA
  4. JBR NET WORTH
  5. HL RED BARON/WS VINDICATOR

* 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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