• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Weekend Recap: 2017 Longhorn World Championship

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 23, 2017
    From October 20th - 21st Hired Hands' Molly Clubb and ​Jaymie Feldmann attended the Texas Longhorn Cattle Association's Longhorn World Championship. This event included a sale, measurement competition and futurity. The "LWC" ended with the All-Industry Banquet and Awards Presentation, all held in the Cox Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Hired Hand had a booth for the 3 day event.
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  • Beans Creek Longhorns

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 16, 2017
    Beans Creek Longhorns is owned by Preston Caveness and his family. Located in Rusk, Texas they enjoy their time raising longhorn cattle.
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  • CWM Ceffyl Ranch

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 15, 2017
    CWM Ceffyl Ranch is located in Colorado's Bijou Basin on the banks of West Bijou Creek near Kiowa. Chuck and Kadie Hughes established Cwm Ceffyl Ranch. "Cwm Ceffyl" is means "Horse Valley" in the Welsh language. Cwm Ceffyl Ranch LLC is home to Registered Texas Longhorn Cattle, Border Collies, & Quarter horses.
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  • TLBAA Horn Showcase Sale Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Oct 10, 2017
    The TLBAA's Horn Showcase Bred & Owned Heifer Sale and Saturday Sale were held October 6 & 7, 2017 in ​Lawton, OK. Over 130 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were consigned and auctioned between the two sales. The data included in this blog 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: Averages for Service Sires with at least 2 females exposed/bred to them selling. COWBOY CATCHIT CHEX $4,500 RJF BIG DEAL $4,125 RC LONE RANGER $3,750 GOLD MINE 1 $3,413 J.R. FLASH/CV CASANOVA'S MAGNUM $3,033
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  • Hudson Valentine Fort Worth Stockyards Sale Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Sep 26, 2017
    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. If you enjoy information like this you may want to consider signing up for our Mobile Marketing program as well. You can join our list for FREE by texting 2244.longhorns to the number 779-48.
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  • Hudson Valentine Fort Worth Stockyards Sale Weekend Recap

    by Jessica Weber | Sep 26, 2017
    On September 22nd and 23rd Hired Hands' Molly Clubb and Jaymie Feldmann attended the 2017 Fort Worth Stockyards Longhorn Auction in Fort Worth, TX. We texted out sale prices and buyers in real time to our subscribers. You can opt into our text messaging by sending the message "2244.longhorns" to the number "77948". We'd like to thank Bill & Elizabeth Hudson, Hudson Longhorns and Lorinda Valentine for their hospitality this past weekend. Another great event! PHOTO GALLERY To view full gallery click HERE.
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  • Bevo: The Most Famous Texas Longhorn Steer

    by Jessica Weber | Sep 20, 2017
    Football season is upon us and we are bringing you some #FunFacts about the University of Texas mascot Bevo. Last fall the University of Texas debuted Bevo XV, the 15th of his name. Bevo XV is a Texas Longhorn Steer and ​Hired Hand proudly serves over 300 Longhorn breeders across the nation. We provide them with websites for their Registered Longhorn herds. Many of our customers have told us that they bought their first Longhorn because they were UT fans and "just had to have one." Some of these fans now have herds over 300 head! Here are some items you may not have known about Bevo XV and Texas Longhorns in general:
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  • Tips for Ranchers & Animal Owners in Hurricane Harvey’s Aftermath

    by Jaymie Feldmann | Sep 06, 2017
    As Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc along our Gulf Coast, Hired Hand wants our customers and everyone effected to know that they are in our thoughts and prayers. With the worst of the storm seemingly over, the catastrophic and life-threatening flooding is not done yet. We’ve cultivated some helpful tips and links from across the internet to help those who may have animals in need, wish to donate to animal efforts, etc. Floods can impact animal health as well as human health. These resources encourage you to make plans for your livestock, horses, and pets in the event you will need to or have evacuated your home or farm.
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  • Texas Perfection Land & Cattle Co.

    by Jessica Weber | Aug 23, 2017
    Texas Perfection Land and Longhorn Cattle Company, got its start in 1977 when the Durkin family moved to the little town of Blue, Texas, with seven head of longhorns given to them by a family member. Today, they're located in Jamestown, KY and run a herd of almost 150 head!
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  • 2017 Red McCombs Fiesta Sale Trends, Averages & Internet Influence

    by Molly Clubb | May 09, 2017
    Since the beginning of 2017 Hired Hand has been compiling additional sales data and sharing it via our Blog and Mobile Marketing program. We plan to continue to share these stats from future consignment sales as well. We hope that they will be beneficial to breeders and show Industry sales trends. We welcome your feedback and requests. Please find below some additional Red McCombs Sale results courtesy of your friends at Hired Hand*:
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  • Check out the new sites that went live during March!

    by User Not Found | Apr 07, 2017
    Here you will find a list of Hired Hand websites that went live during the month March. We had an interesting variety of sites launch and are excited to share them with you!
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  • Check Out These New Sites that Launched in January!

    by Molly Clubb | Mar 22, 2017
    As 2017 took off we launched some new websites for Longhorn breeders. Check out these new designs and take moment to learn how each one is unique.
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  • Take Time to Visit These Tourist Attractions Near Sales in 2017

    by Molly Clubb | Jan 27, 2017
    We attend our share of sales and events each year, and most of those have become annual trips for us. We do our best to make the most out of our travels by tying in some sightseeing and great food as often as possible. This list has a few of our favorite stops we have made around the country.
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  • Eddie Wood Cowtown Classic Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Jan 17, 2017
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