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2018 Longhorn Opportunities Spotlight Sale Trends & Averages

by Holly Williams | Mar 08, 2018

The ​2018 ​​Longhorn Opportunities Spotlight Sale was held on ​​Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 in ​Fort Worth, TX.

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 Longhorn Opportunities Spotlight Sale Results:

  •  ​​48 of ​​58 lots sold for an unofficial total of $​171,850 and unofficial average of $3,580
  • With this being the 3rd sale of the year to be included in our Hired Hand Live Trends & Averages series, the 2018 annual average to date is: $3,174.
  • Top 10 lots average: $8,650
  • Top 25 lots overall average: $5,426
  • Internet average: $​3,600 (see our full report on internet trends here)

Cash Cow Data:

  • There were 4 Cash Cows (over $10,000) that sold
  • $​​47,000 Total
  • $11,750 Average
  • Average age: 2 YO 
  • 4 ​had a NS conception while 0 were ET
  • 1 was NS bred while ​1 was too young to breed
  • 2 sold to the floor while 2 sold online

Other Interesting Sale Averages*

  • Natural Service females: $3,011
  • AI’d females: $​8,800
  • ET average: Insufficient Data
  • 0-2 year olds: $​4,433
  • 0-2YO with up to 59" TTT:  $​7,125
  • 0-2YO with 60+” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 3-5 year olds: $​2,645
  • 3-5YO with 60-69” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 3-5YO with 70-79” TTT: $​4,700
  • 3-5YO with 80+” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 6-10 year olds: $​3,185
  • 6-10 YO with 70-79” TTT: $​3,037
  • 6-10 YO with 80+” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 10+ YO: $​5,500
  • 80+" TTT Cow Average: Insufficient Data
  • 80+” TTT & AI’d: ​Insufficient Data
  • 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $​3,750
  • 70-79” TTT & AI’d: Insufficient Data
  • 60-69.99" TTT: $​1,225
  • 50-59.99" TTT: $​7,787
  • 40-49.99" TTT: Insufficient Data
  • Unknown measurements: There were ​​33 lots that sold without a measurement being announced. That average was $3,148.
  • 3-in-1: $​2,735
  • 3-in-1 (heifer): $​2,300
  • 3-in-1 (bull): $​2,843
  • Heifer at side: $​3,375
  • Bull at side: Insufficient Data
  • Confirmed bred, no calf at side: $​2,012
  • Exposed: $​3,911
  • Open and/or Unexposed: $7,125
  • 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.

Marquess Arrow Ranch_ZD Kelly ​Most popular sire, ZD Kelly, with at least 2 offspring selling that averaged $5,000.

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

  1. SNIPER
  2. JP RIO GRANDE
  3. COWBOY TUFF CHEX
  4. MIDNIGHT EOT 1/11
  5. JULIO'S THUNDER
  6. LLL MAXAMILLION
  7. ZD KELLY
  8. JH RURAL SAFARI SON
  9. ZEUS EOT 9E5
  10. HUBBELLS 20 GAUGE
Sniper
Most popular sire overall, Sniper, ​​based on single female offspring value.

Popular Maternal Grand Sires*:

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

Lonesome Pines_JP Rio Grande
​Most popular maternal grand sire, JP Rio Grande, with at least 2 offspring selling that averaged $​4,125.

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

  1. RJF LONE STAR TEJAS
  2. R GRAND SLAM
  3. GUN SMOKE
  4. RCR EL TIGRE
  5. WINDSTAR BW 12
  6. SAGE SMOKE
  7. COACH
  8. CHUCKWAGON
  9. WS AMAZON
  10. JP RIO GRANDE
RJF Lone Star Tejas
Most popular ​maternal grand sire overall, ​RJF Lone Star Tejas, ​​based on single 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.

Arrowhead_WS VENGEANCE
Most popular service sire, WS Vengeance, with at least 2 offspring selling that averaged $6,250.
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These are the top 10 service sires based on female offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages: 

  1. HL MUTUAL FUND
  2. JBR NET WORTH & COWBOY TUFF CHEX
  3. MUTUAL FUND
  4. WS VENGEANCE
  5. COWBOY CASANOVA PRIDE
  6. TS MAGNIFICENT KEN
  7. ARCHER TEXA
  8. BIG LEAGUE
  9. JBR ECLIPSE
  10. RJF LIQUIDITY

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. SHARITA EOT 330
  2. JP GRAND ANNE
  3. RM MISS KITTY
  4. RD TIGER LILLY
  5. WS UN-WINDED
  6. VV SAGE QUEEN
  7. MELVA LEIGH
  8. DUTCH HOP
  9. HL LUCKY LUCILLE
  10. HELM GRAND LAURA
RW SHARITA EOT
Most popular ​dam overall, ​Sharita EOT 330, ​​based on single female offspring value.

Popular Maternal Grand Dams*: 

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. RM SUPER SHARITA
  2. JP GRAND ANNATTE
  3. PHENOMENON'S CLASSY LADY
  4. RCR BOOMERS PAYDAY
  5. TOMMIE SUE
  6. ROUNDUP'S QUEEN UNLIMITED
  7. DELTA MELVA
  8. SAGE HEN 02
  9. SHAMROCK LUCKY CHARM
  10. WIREGRASS LAURA
RM SUPER SHARITA
Most popular ​maternal grand dam overall, ​RM Super Sharita, ​​based on single female 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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