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2018 Cherry Blossom Futurity & Sale Trends & Averages

by Holly Williams | Apr 24, 2018

The ​Cherry Blossom Futurity & Sale was held on ​​April ​20-21, 2018 in ​Culpeper, Virginia.

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 Cherry Blossom Sale Results:

  • 70 of ​​​79 lots sold for an unofficial total of $​​​175,150 and unofficial average of $2,502.14
  • There were ​4 scratches and ​5 POs. 
  • With this being the ​6th sale of the year to be included in our Hired Hand Live Trends & Averages series, the 2018 annual average to date is: $4,410.21
  • Top 10 lots average: $​7,415
  • Top 25 lots overall average: $​​4,766
  • Internet average: $​​2,570 (see our full report on internet trends here)

Cash Cow Data:

  • There was 1 Cash Cow (over $10,000) that sold
  • $​​​25,000 Total
  • Age: 2 YO
  • NS conception and NS bred

Other Interesting Sale Averages*

  • Natural Service females: $​​2,​443
  • AI’d females: Insufficient Data
  • ET average: Insufficient Data 
  • 0-2 year olds: $​​​2,997 (27 head)
  • 0-2YO with up to 59" TTT:  Insufficient Data
  • 0-2YO with 60+” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 3-5 year olds: $​​​2,675 (19 head)
  • 3-5YO with 60-69” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 3-5YO with 70-79” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 3-5YO with 80+” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 6-10 year olds: $​​1,894 (19 head)
  • 6-10 YO with 70-79” TTT: $​3,483
  • 6-10 YO with 80+” TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 10+ YO: $​1,​480 (5 head)
  • 80+" TTT Cow Average: Insufficient Data
  • 80+” TTT & AI’d: Insufficient Data
  • 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $​2,790
  • 70-79” TTT & AI’d: $4,075
  • 60-69.99" TTT: $​14,375
  • 50-59.99" TTT: Insufficient Data
  • 40-49.99" TTT: Insufficient Data
  • Unknown measurements: There were ​​​62 lots that sold without a measurement being announced. That average was $​​2,055
  • 3-in-1: $​2,237
  • 3-in-1 (heifer): $2,050
  • 3-in-1 (bull): $2,425
  • Heifer at side: Insufficient Data
  • Bull at side: Insufficient Data
  • Confirmed bred, no calf at side: $​2,183
  • Exposed: $2,729
  • Open and/or Unexposed: $1,998
  • Bred & Branded: Insufficient Data
  • Bought: Insufficient Data
  • Millennium Futurity Eligible: 9 out of 79 were recorded as Millennium Futurity Eligible. That average was $1,833


MALES:

Popular Sires*:

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

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

  1. VAN HORNE TEXA

  2.  WS JAMAKIZM

  3. PEACEMAKER 44

  4. SITTIN BULL

  5. JP RIO GRANDE

  6. GRANDE SAFARI CHEX

  7. LIONHEART BRR 1/14

  8. RIO SAFARI CHEX 788

  9. M.C. SUPER REX

  10. EMPERORS GOLD

VANHORNETEXA
Top sire, Van Horne Texa, based on single female offspring value.

Popular Maternal Grand Sires*:

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

  • RESPECT ME $4,200

  • HUBBELLS SUPER DUTY $4,100

  • EMPEROR $3,200

  • AWESOME VIAGRA $1,866

  • TABASCO $1,800

  • DH RED RANGER $1,200
These are the top 10 Maternal Grand sires based on female offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:

  1. CONCEALED WEAPON

  2. RESPECT ME

  3. FEISTY LEE

  4. GUNSLINGER

  5. EMPEROR

  6. KCCI HERO

  7. HUBBELLS SUPER DUTY

  8. JP RIO GRANDE

  9. AWESOME MARTIN LUTHER

  10. UNSTOPPABLE TEXAS BLUES

concealed weapon Top maternal grand sire, Concealed Weapon, 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.

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

  1. COWBOY CATCHIT CHEX

  2. COWBOY CATCHIT CHEX & MONEY IN THE BANK CHEX

  3. 50/50 & HUBBELLS LONG RANGE

  4. COWBOY CHEX

  5. MONIKA'S SUN

  6. 20 GAUGE

  7. CWR TUFF ENOUGH

  8. FIRE AWAY STAR

  9. MC TUFF AND AWESOME

  10. M.C. MR. BIG STUFF

COWBOYCATCHITCHEX
Top service sire, ​Cowboy Catchit Chex, 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. SDR CONCEALED ALTHA

  2. HL RESPECT THE MAGIC

  3. ANDERIA LEIGH

  4. ALLENS 239

  5. RHF ALMOND JOY

  6. RML SAN ANTONIO ROSE

  7.  SDR SUPER SARAH

  8. SDR RIOS UPPER CRUST

  9. NORTHBROOKS AWESOME MOON

  10. ​LSL FAZZMATAZZ

SDRConcealedAltha072115
Top dam, SDR Concealed Altha, 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 $2,850

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. SDR FANTOMS ALTHA

  2. ​7-11 MILLERS MAGIC

  3. ​LETHAL STREET

  4. ​JW POLLY FINE

  5. ​TARI GRAVES FM49

  6. ​WIREGRASS AMBROSIA TOO

  7. ​SARAH PALIN FX

  8. ​RHF UPPER CRUST

  9. AWESOME ANDIE

  10. ​​LSL SKY DANCER

sdr fantoms altha
Top maternal grand dam, ​SDR Fantoms Altha, 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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