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2018 TLBGCA Cattle Baron's Sale Trends & Averages

by Molly Clubb | Feb 28, 2018

The ​2018 ​​Texas Longhorn Gulf Coast Breeders Association Sale was held on ​February 24th in Navasota, Texas. It was held in conjunction with a similarly hosted Futurity. 

The data below was gathered by Hired Hand Live. 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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2018 TLBGCA Cattle Baron's Sale Results:

  • 103 of ​​107 lots sold for an unofficial total of $​221,600 and unofficial average of $2,151.46
  • There were 3 scratches and 1 PO. 
  • With this being the 2nd sale of the year to be included in our Hired Hand Live trends & Averages series, the 2018 annual average to date is: $3,071.
  • Top 10 lots average: $5,550
  • Top 25 lots overall average: $​4,034
  • Internet average: $2,048 (see our full report on internet trends here)

Cash Cow Data:

  • There were​ 0 Cash Cows (over $10,000) that sold

Other Interesting Sale Averages*

  • Natural Service females:  $​2,264 
  • AI’d females: ​Insufficient data
  • ET average: Insufficient data 
  • 0-2 year olds: $​2,164 (25 head)
  • 0-2YO with up to 59" TTT:  $​​5,350
  • 0-2YO with 60+” TTT: $​7,600
  • 3-5 year olds: $​​2,318
  • 3-5YO with 60-69” TTT: $​​8,000
  • 3-5YO with 70-79” TTT: Insufficient data
  • 3-5YO with 80+” TTT: $​1,950
  • 6-10 year olds: $​2,067 
  • 6-10 YO with 70-79” TTT: $​2,266
  • 6-10 YO with 80+” TTT: $​2,800
  • 10+ YO: $​1,550 
  • 80+" TTT Cow Average: $​2,233
  • 80+” TTT & AI’d: Insufficient data
  • 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $​2,066 
  • 70-79” TTT & AI’d: Insufficient data
  • 60-69.99" TTT: $​4,550
  • 50-59.99" TTT: $​2,966
  • 40-49.99" TTT: Insufficient data
  • Unknown measurements: There were ​81 lots that sold without a measurement being announced. That average was $​​2,020
  • 3-in-1: $​2.955
  • 3-in-1 (heifer): $3,480
  • 3-in-1 (bull): $2,300
  • Heifer at side: Insufficient data
  • Bull at side: $​1,700
  • Confirmed bred, no calf at side: $​2,700 
  • Exposed: $​2,052
  • Open and/or Unexposed: $​1,372
  • Bred & Branded: Coming soon!
  • Bought: Coming soon!
  • Millennium Futurity Eligible: Coming soon!

MALES:

Popular Sires*:

These are averages for Sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average.

  • BANDERA CHEX $3,650

  • STAR REGARD 927 $3,000

  • JP RIO GRANDE $2,900

  • DOUBLED OVER $2,800

  • TEMPTER $2,375

  • TEJAS METEORITE  $2,333

  • SUPER CRUX $1,950

  • SITTIN BULL $1,700

  • TEJAS TAR $1,416

  • RIP SAW   $1,400

  • 585 TUFF CHEX  $1,400

  • SUPER BOWL $1,350

  • TOTEM POLE $1,066

These are the top 10 sires based on single female offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:

  1. COWBOY UP CHEX

  2. IRON MIKE ST

  3. TX W STORM TROOPER

  4. BANDERA CHEX

  5. MONACO CHEX

  6. STAR REGARD 927

  7. X STAR

  8. BLACK ELK 41

  9. DOUBLED OVER

  10. LUKE'S RED BULL

Cowboy Up Chex
Top sire, Cowboy Up Chex, based on single female offspring value.

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.

  • PPF GUN MAKER $4,950

  • STARBASE COMMANDER  $4,750

  • STRATEDGY $4,400

  • STARLINER $2,366

  • PHENOMENON $2,275

  • OVER POWER $2,200

  • J.R. GRAND SLAM $2,050

  • VOLCANO  $1,900

  • HOUSTON SOLUTION 111 $1,533

  • SKY DIVER 15  $1,400

  • DON JULIO $1,250

These are the top 10 Maternal Grand sires based on female offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:

  1. PPF GUN MAKER
  2. GRANDE SAFARI CHEX
  3. STRATEDGY
  4. BURLAP 11
  5. WR658
  6. STARBASE COMMANDER
  7. STARBASE COMMANDER
  8. DNA SOMBRAH'S SHADOW
  9. REALITY CHECK
  10. RUTLEDGE'S DINGER
PPF Gun Maker
Top maternal grand sire, PPF Gun Maker, based on female offspring value.

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.

  • FIFTY-FIFTY BCB $4,600

  • RR SWEET BRINDLE DUST $4,500

  • SWAGGER BCB $3,566

  • JEST IRON $3,050

  • HUBBELLS RIO 007 $2,833

  • TCC HOUDINI $2,466

  • TEJAS HARD ROCK  $2,333

  • RR CRISTAL DUST  $2,300

  • RM CHECKERED FLAG $2,200

  • BLACK KETTLE $2,200

  • TEMPER TANTRUM & JENKINS $2,050

  • RBR THE DUKE $1,900

  • TRUE GRITT II $1,864

  • WS ELEVATION  $1,825

  • PCC RIM ROCK $1,750

  • VAN HORNE TEXA $1,600

  • WINIZM $1,450

  • JTW OH MY'S BANDERA'S BOY $1,400

  • SSR HOOK'EM $1,200

These are the top 10 service sires based on female offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages: 

  1. RR SWEET BRINDLE DUST

  2. RR SAFARI DUST

  3. TX W BLITZKRIEG & TX W STORM SURGE

  4. SWAGGER BCB

  5. FIFTY-FIFTY BCB

  6. LAR SMOKE'N 

  7. LUCCHESE STAR 

  8. BLACK ELK 41 & TX W STORM TROOPER

  9. JEST IRON

  10. FIFTY-FIFTY BCB

RR SWEET BRINDLE DUST
Top service sire, RR Sweet Brindle Dust, based on female offspring value.

FEMALES: 

Popular Dams*:

These are the top 10 Dams based on single female offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:

  1. PPF TRILOGY

  2. RML SAFARI ROSE

  3. TX W DARLING DOLLY

  4. SAND BAG

  5. DOUBLE L REFUGE

  6. EARLY WINTER STAR

  7.  FOUR STAR HOTEL 

  8. DNA SUSANS GRAND SHADOW

  9. HIGH REALITY

  10. RUTLEDGE #343

PPF Trilogy
Top dam, PPF Trilogy, based on single female offspring value.

Popular Maternal Grand Dams*:

These are averages for Maternal Grand Dams with at least 2 grand offspring selling. Their grand offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average.

  • TARI GRAVES FM49 $2,050

  • SILVER GEM 955  $1,750

These are the top 10 Maternal Grand Dams based on female grand offspring value, no minimum # of grand offspring selling and not based on averages:

  1. MORE THAN ENOUGH

  2. RML SAN ANTONIO ROSE

  3. RM SUPER DOLL

  4. SH SAND STAR

  5. DOS RIOS REFUGE 76/8

  6. BUNYAN FLOWER

  7. RUTLEDGE'S MISS DOTTY 

  8. JP GRAND SUSAN 2

  9. HIGH HOPES

  10. ANNIE 823

More Than Enough
Top maternal grand dam, More Than Enough, based on female grand offspring value.

* 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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