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TLBAA Horn Showcase Sale Trends & Averages

by Molly Clubb | Oct 10, 2017

The TLBAA's Horn Showcase Bred & Owned Heifer Sale and Saturday Sale were held October 6 & 7, 2017 in ​Lawton, OK. Over 130 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were consigned and auctioned between the two sales. 

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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TLBAA Horn Showcase Sale Results:

  • 120 of 141 lots sold for a total of $340,400 with an
    • $​3,621 Sold Average
    • $3,370 Shown Average
    • and a $3,039 Consigned Average
    • There were 9 PO's/Reserves Not Met and 12 scratched animals
  • The overall sale average was $2,923
  • There were 3 Cash Cows (over $10,000) that sold for a total of $33,500 and an average of $11,116.
  • Top 10 lots average: $8,190
  • Top 10 lots heifer sale only: $5,030
  • Top 10 lots cow sale only: $7,820
  • Top 25 lots overall average: $6,034
  • Heifer Sale Average: $2,941
  • Cow Sale Average: $2,913

Other Interesting Sale Averages*

  • Natural Service females:  $2,760
  • AI’d females: $5,137
  • 0-2 year olds: $2,868
  • ​0-2YO with up to 59" TTT: $2,290
  • 0-2YO with 60+” TTT: $2,100
  • 3-5 year olds: $2,868
  • 3-5YO with 60-69” TTT: $4,081
  • 3-5YO with 70-79” TTT: $4,354
  • 3-5YO with 80+” TTT: No data
  • 6-10 year olds: $3,053
  • 6-10 YO with 70-79” TTT: $3,606
  • 6-10 YO with 80+” TTT: No data
  • Over 10 years old: $3,140
  • 80+" TTT Cow Average: No data
  • 80+” TTT & AI’d: No data
  • 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $3,763
  • 70-79” TTT & AI’d: $7,150
  • 3-in-1 (heifer): $3,306
  • 3-in-1 (bull): $2,612
  • Heifer at side: $2,825
  • Bull at side: $2,080
  • Confirmed bred, no calf at side: $2,783
  • Open and/or Unexposed: $2,978
TLBAA Sale Trends (1)

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.

DragIron
Photo: Drag Iron

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

casanova
Photo: CV Cowboy Casanova

1. DUPREE CHEX 792
2. CV COWBOY CASANOVA 
3. DRAG IRON
4. WS AMAZON
5. 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.

Max-Copy

  • MAXIMUS ST $7,750
  • PHENOMENON $5,475
  • JULIO'S THUNDER $5,175
  • KELO CHEX BL039 $4,250
  • DON JULIO $3,750
  • LLL MAXAMILLION $3,300
  • HUNTS COMMAND RESPECT $3,250
  • JP RIO GRANDE $3,125
  • LP SOMBRAH $2,800
  • DH RED RANGER $2,266
  • TOP CALIBER $1,983
  • WS AMAZON $1,900
  • ZD KELLY $1,916
  • BAR B Q $1,866
  • KOBRA $1,450
  • BLITZ 252 $1,300

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

Julio'sThunder
Photo: Julio's Thunder

  1. WIREGRASS PHENOMENON
  2. MAXIMUS ST
  3. 7-11 THE SUNDANCE KID
  4. JULIO'S THUNDER
  5. HUNTS GRAND COMMAND

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.

COWBOYCATCHITCHEX
Photo: Cowboy Catchit Chex

  • COWBOY CATCHIT CHEX  $4,500
  • RJF BIG DEAL $4,125
  • RC LONE RANGER $3,750
  • GOLD MINE 1 $3,413
  • J.R. FLASH/CV CASANOVA'S MAGNUM $3,033
  • SR CLOUT 466 $2,650
  • TUFF'S RUFF N ROWDY $2,475
  • JBR ECLIPSE $2,400
  • CV CALL OF DUTY $2,300
  • RJF GAMBLER  $2,250
  • RC TSUNAMI 2 $2,150
  • WS VENGEANCE $2,000
  • WF CLEAR COMMANDER 331  $1,575
  • SHR RIO BANDANA $1,450
  • SH RUMBLE ROCKET 80/3 $1,350
  • TCC SHOOT OUT $1,300
  • SHR JOHNNIE FOOTBALL $1,100
  • RKJ AMERICAN NIGHTMARE $1,000

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

Fifty-Fifty
Photo: Fifty - Fifty BCB

  1. FIFTY-FIFTY BCB
  2. M ARROW MIX MASTER
  3. TIE: GOLD MINE 
  4. TIE: COWBOY TUFF CHEX
  5. TIE: 20 GAUGE
  6. TIE: WS LONESTAR

* 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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