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  • Ross Ranch Horns

    by Jessica Weber | Dec 12, 2017
    Ross Ranch Horns is a small ranch owned by Will Ross and is located in the piney woods of East Texas, just South of Tyler. It started with 2 Longhorn cows in 2010 and now has over 25 head. They also breed Watusi cattle.​ Ross Ranch Horns uses selective breeding and meticulous research in order to constantly improve their herd and their offspring. Their goal is to raise a low volume of quality animals and offer them to other horned cattle enthusiasts.
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  • Kobe Beef

    by Jessica Weber | Dec 12, 2017
    Kobe Beef's owner Burch Wallace has spent 40 years trying to produce the best healthiest beef possible and feels he has reached his goal. You and your family can benefit from this labor of love, and Wallace believes you will never want any other beef than Kobe Beef of Texas Wagyu beef.
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  • Christmas Themed Animal Names

    by Jessica Weber | Dec 12, 2017
    Everyone loves this time of year and what's better than having an animal born on or around Christmas? It just seems suiting that when this happens, a festive Holiday name is appropriate. Check out this list of Christmas themed names of animals displayed throughout our customers' Hired Hand powered websites.
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  • 10 Tips to surviving 10 days in Vegas

    by Molly Clubb | Dec 12, 2017
    I ​am currently in Las Vegas for the NFR for the sixth year in a row. Although I have only made the whole 10 days once before, I’d like to share a few fun tips for you to remember if you’re in for the long haul.
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  • Fun Facts about Reindeer

    by Jessica Weber | Dec 03, 2017
    Reindeer are notable in our holiday music and images. The most famous are known to pull Santa's sleigh, flash their red noses, and fly. But how much do you really know about the Reindeer breed? Here are some fun facts about Reindeer. Feel free to use this knowledge to impress family and friends at your next social event.
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  • Hetland Horns

    by Jessica Weber | Nov 28, 2017
    Hetland Horns is owned by Weston Hetland in Clarksburg, MO, where he is raising Registered Texas Longhorn cattle.
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  • WynFaul Acers

    by Jessica Weber | Nov 28, 2017
    Wynfaul Acres is a small, secluded ranch situated among beautiful pine forests. Located on Tarkington Prairie, to the North East of Cleveland, an hour’s drive from Houston, Texas. Wynful Acres is owned by James & Helen Cloakey.
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  • Thanksgiving Themed Animal Names

    by Jessica Weber | Nov 14, 2017
    One of the ways Hired Hand is celebrating Thanksgiving is by compiling the top 10 Thanksgiving themed words found in animal names on our customers websites. View the names of those animals below. Do you have an animal with a Thanksgiving themed name? Let us know! ​
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  • Interesting facts about Turkeys

    by Jessica Weber | Nov 14, 2017
    November is​ the month that we gather around the table with family and friends and remember everything we have to be thankful for over a nice meal. Traditionally ​the main course will be turkey, but did you know people raise for things other than Thanksgiving dinner?
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  • Weekend Recap: Split Rock Cedar Ranch Total Dispersal Sale

    by Jessica Weber | Nov 14, 2017
    On Saturday, November 11th Hired Hands' Jaymie Feldmann and Brittney Klein attended the Split Rock Cedar Ranch Total Dispersal Sale, held in Fort Worth, TX. Read more about how we helped this dispersal sale in our full article.
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  • Split Rock Cedar Ranch Total Dispersal Sale Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Nov 14, 2017
    The ​Split Rock Ranch Total Dispersal Sale ​was held ​on ​Saturday, November 11th in ​​​Fort Worth, Texas. 60 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were sold at absolute auction (no PO's). The data included in this Blog 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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  • Buckhorn Cattle Company

    by Jessica Weber | Nov 01, 2017
    Buckhorn Cattle Company in owned by H.G. Buck and Sharon Adams and is located in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Buck and Sharon have been ranching for two decades. They run a red Angus herd, but their real loves are the Registered Texas Longhorns. The goal is to raise cattle with tip-to-tip measurements in the 70-80 inch range, with dazzling colors and the smarts to make friendly eye contact.
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  • Hagler Ranch

    by Jessica Weber | Nov 01, 2017
    Hagler Ranch is located on a central Texas spread over Williamson and Milam counties by Kieth and Marcia Hagler. They are so passionate about Texas Longhorn Cattle. They believe their cattle provide longevity, calving ease, and colors that are unmatched by any other breed. They sell their cattle at a fair price hoping to help others to be able to enjoy owning these amazing cattle.
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  • ITLA Sale Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Nov 01, 2017
    The ITLA Sale ​was held ​on Friday, October 27th in ​​​Cloverdale, Indiana. 21 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were ​donated and auctioned off to a crowd of breeders. All funds benefitted the ITLA. 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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  • Weekend Recap: 2017 ITLA Convention and Show

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 30, 2017
    From October 26th -28th Hired Hands' Jaymie Feldmann attended the ITLA Championship and Show, held in Cloverdale, IN.Thank you to the ITLA and everyone who included us and made us feel welcome. Hired Hand had a booth at the event to serve current and prospective customers.
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  • Longhorn World Championship Sale Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Oct 24, 2017
    The TLCA's Longhorn World Championship Sale ​was held ​on Friday, October 20th in ​​Oklahoma City, OK. Over 70 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were consigned and auctioned off to a crowd of breeders in the Cox Convention Center in downtown OKC. 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 such as this data: These are averages for Sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average. SITTIN BULL $3,880, CV COWBOY CASANOVA $7,250, JP RIO GRANDE $2,700
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  • Restless Heart

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    Restless Heart Klein Cattle Company is owned by the Klein family in Bellville, TX. Ross, Barbara, Brittney and Courtney have always shared a love for agriculture and the rural lifestyle. Taking after their parents, Brittney and Courtney were both heavily involved in athletics, 4-H, and FFA. This is how their journey with cattle started. The family shares a passion for nature, livestock and their home in Austin County.
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  • Halloween Animals, Spooky Names & Other Fun!

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    At Hired Hand, we're celebrating Halloween by compiling the top Halloween themed names of animals on our customers' websites and also celebrating those animals born on Halloween.
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  • Halloween Costumes For Your Animals

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    'Tis the season for costume hunting and while most of us have our adult party costume planned or our kids' costumes picked out, how many are ready for our pets and animals' costumes? Here are some costume and Halloween ideas from your friendly staff at Hired Hand.
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  • National Cat Day: The History & Superstition of Black Cats

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    In honor of National Cat Day (October 29th) and Halloween, check out these interesting facts about black cats. Black cats are among the most common of all cat colors – with good reason. The gene for black is dominate in cats, meaning that black cats will always pass their color gene along to their offspring. Although the kitten of a black cat might not appear to be black, he carries the black gene...
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