Legacy Sale XIII Trends & Averages

by Molly Clubb | Feb 28, 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 Texas Longhorn Legacy Sale XIII results courtesy of your friends at Hired Hand*:

We did not include the 3 cataloged Donation Lots in our stats.

59 of 67 lots sold for a total of $1,155,800. The Shown & Consigned Average was $17,250.75. The Sold Average was $19,500. 

​Heifer Sale Average: $11,900

Cow Sale Average: $24,502

23 Cash Cows sold (over $10,000). 38% of the overall sale were Cash Cows! 

Lot #45 topped the sale at a whopping $380,000. 

Total Cash Cow Sales: $948,400

Cash Cow Average: $41,234

Cash Cow average with the record breaking $380,000 cow removed: $25,836

Other Interesting Sale Averages*:
- AI bred females: $7,433
- Natural Service females:  $20,457
- 3-in-1 packages:  $8,957
- 70-79" TTT (DOB's '12):  $9,533
- 80-89" TTT (DOB 2007): $52,123
- Over 10 years old: $13,675
- 6-9 years old: $13,036
- 3-5 years old: $40,135
- Under 3 years old: $12,913

Popular Sires*:
These were the top 5 sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average.
Fifty-Fifty BCB $42,350
Tejas Star $37,500
Top Caliber $21,000
ZD Kelly $16,500
LLL Lucky $15,250

These are the top 5 sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
1. RM Checkered Flag
2. Fifty-Fifty BCB
3. Pharlap Two Chex
4. Tejas Star
5. Totem Pole

Popular Maternal Grand Sires*:
These were the top 5 Maternal Grand Sires by value of their averages with at least 2 Grand Daughters selling. Averages are shown below starting with the highest.
JP Rio Grande $38,066
Super Bowl $25,000
Sebastian $9,000
Sittin Bull $7,350
KC Just Respect $7,200

These are the top 5 Maternal Grand sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
1. Touchdown of RM
2. JP Rio Grande
3. M Arrow The Boss
4. Julio’s Thunder
5. Super Bowl

Popular Service Sires*:
These are the top 5 Service Sires with at least 2 females bred or exposed to them selling in the sale, listed by average of their consignments, starting with the highest.
Rowdy HR  $35,100
Ringman BCB $15,250
AF Gunslinger $12,566
Tuff Caliber $8,133
Tumbling Dice SRC $5,900

These are the top 5 service sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
1. Icon of RM
2. Delta Lucky Ace
3. Rowdy HR
4. TCC Winning Honor
5. Cowboy Chex

* 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.

For more information on adding Hired Hand's services to your next sale please contact Molly at 319-269-8903 or visit


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  1. John Clark | Mar 21, 2017
    Great content. Would like to see median numbers also. And, how about maternal grand dams? 
  2. John Marshall | Mar 21, 2017
    Thanks, ladies; very interesting and instructive 
  3. Harley | Feb 28, 2017
    Data for days, thanks 
  4. Wilton | Feb 28, 2017
    This is good information. Thanks for sharing. 

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