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  • Lone Star Longhorns

    by Holly Williams | Jan 30, 2018
    Lone Star Longhorns was established in Santa Fe, TX, in 1999 by David and Lynda Bradley who later moved their ranch to Centerville, TX in 2010​. Since, the Bradleys have been involved in Texas Longhorn Breeders of Tomorrow, have donated to the NASA Longhorn Project and Alief Longhorn Project, and helped many students further their knowledge of the breed and industry.
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  • Weathers Trucking

    by Holly Williams | Jan 30, 2018
    ​Since 2014​, Weathers Trucking and owner Josh Weathers have strived to give their customers a more personal and overall great experience between truck, driver, and client. Weathers Trucking currently runs three trucks pulling flat bed and hopper bottom trailers.
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  • Dirty Spur Cattle Company

    by Holly Williams | Jan 23, 2018
    Dirty Spur Cattle Company was founded in June 2007 by Mike and Estee New. Their Longhorn ranch is located in ​Highland, Utah where they are continually expanding their herd and ​their knowledge about this industry they've come to love.
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  • DK Ranch

    by Holly Williams | Jan 23, 2018
    DK Ranch is run by Don and Kandi Edwards who have always loved cattle and 9 years ago decided to turn that love of cattle to the Texas Longhorn breed.
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  • Pine Brothers Longhorns

    by Holly Williams | Jan 23, 2018
    Pine Brothers Longhorns, LLC was founded in 2013 by brothers Luke and Dave Pine. With the assistance of their families and cousin, Nick Piehl, The Pine Brothers Longhorns herd has since grown to 15 breeding age females, their calves, and a couple bulls. They have bought and sold cows, heifers, and bulls from Virginia to California, and Michigan to Texas​, and are striving to build an Elite herd of colorful, long-horned cattle.
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  • 2017 Year End Report: Male Registered Texas Longhorn Data

    by Holly Williams | Jan 15, 2018
    As we begin a new year, it is beneficial for every breeder to research the trends of the Longhorn industry, which helps them prepare for the 2018 breeding program. While not the only data available, Hired Hand Software offers several services and products to Texas Longhorn breeders to help them stay more informed.
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  • Weekend Recap: Eddie Wood Cowtown Classic Sale/TLBAA Longhorn Weekend/Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

    by Holly Williams | Jan 15, 2018
    Hired Hands' Molly Clubb and Jaymie Feldmann recently attended the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and, in part, the TLBAA's Longhorn Weekend and Eddie Wood Cowtown Classic Sale.
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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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