• 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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  • Hill Country Heritage Sale Trends & Averages

    by Molly Clubb | Sep 12, 2017
    Hill Country Heritage Sale Results: 99 of 117 lots sold for a total of $2​33,300 with an $2,​592.22 Sold Average and a $2,200.94 Consigned Average. The overall sale average was $2,356.67 There were 2 Cash Cows (over $10,000) that sold for a total of $​23,000 and an average of $11,500. They were Lots 17 & 63. Top 10 lots average: $7,040 Top 25 lots average: $4,910
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  • Hill Country Heritage Sale Recap 2017

    by Jessica Weber | Sep 11, 2017
    On September 8th and 9th Hired Hands' Jaymie Feldmann and Brittney Klein attended the 2017 Hill Country Heritage Sale in Fredericksburg, Texas. Hired Hand provided the internet bidding and broadcasting for the sale. We will be publishing the full recap of the internet influence and sale stats on our Blog later this week. We also 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" or click here and complete our form. We'd like to thank host and hostess Rick & Tracy Friedrich of River Ranch for their hospitality this past weekend.
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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 Texas Mid Year Blowout Sale Trends, Averages & Internet Influence

    by Molly Clubb | Jun 19, 2017
    27 lots sold on Hired Hand Live for a total of $41,400 for an average of $1533 There were 15 on-line buyers of 27 lots. 22.7% of all bids came from Hired Hand Live 30% of winning bids and 19.5% of total sale value came from Hired Hand Live 75.6% of items were up-bid by Hired Hand Live Lot 47 had the most internet views going into the sale at 257 unique views. She sold for $8,500 which was the 2nd high selling lot. She sold to a live bidder, not the internet. The high selling internet lot was Lot 17 for $3,000 to Mr. Harold Claver
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  • 2017 Fey Longhorn Sale Trends, Averages & Internet Influence

    by Molly Clubb | Jun 13, 2017
    Hired Hand Live Internet Bidding Influence on the Fey Longhorn Sale: 15 lots sold on Hired Hand Live for a total of $31,950 for an average of $2,130 On-line buyers included: Lorinda Valentine, Panther Creek Ranch; Josh & Katelyn Moss, Moss Longhorns; Neil & Deborah Glasgow, Sand Creek Ranch; Ken Webb, Kurtis Gould, Marlene Howard, Sandra West-Moore, 26.9% of all bids came from Hired Hand Live 34.1% of winning bids and 31.1% of total sale value came from Hired Hand Live 79.5% of items were up-bid by Hired Hand Live
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  • 2017 Great Northern Longhorn Classic (Montello, WI) Trends, Averages & Internet Influence

    by Molly Clubb | Jun 05, 2017
    Great Northern Longhorn Classic Sale Results: 5 lots sold on Hired Hand Live for a total of $12,700 for an average of $2,540 On-line buyers included: Neil & Deborah Glasgow, Sand Creek Ranch; Scott Pace, Pace Cattle Co.; John Yeates; Monte & Melissa Bierschank, MonMel Longhorns; and Ken Webb Cattle at the consignment sale in Wisconsin sold to buyers from Utah, Nebraska and Texas 12% of all bids came from Hired Hand Live 15.6% of winning bids and 21% of total sale value came from Hired Hand Live 43.8% of items were up-bid by Hired Hand Live
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  • 2017 Millennium Futurity Sale Trends, Averages & Internet Influence

    by Molly Clubb | May 15, 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 Millennium Futurity Sale results courtesy of your friends at Hired Hand*: Millennium Futurity Sale Results: 42 of 49 lots sold for a total of $133,550 with an $3,179 Average There was 1 Cash Cow sold. Lot 46 for $13,500. Top 10 lots average: $7,000 Top 25 lots average: $4,608
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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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  • 2017 Hudson/ Valentine Trends and Averages

    by User Not Found | Apr 04, 2017
    Please find below some additional Hudson Valentine Sale results courtesy of your friends at Hired Hand*: 52 of 55 lots were sold for a total of $654,500. The Shown & Sold Average was $7,610.47. Cow Sale Average: $8,804. 12 Cash Cows sold for a total of $278,000 and an average of $23,166.67. One of the Cash Cows sold on-line for $33,000. Lot 29 topped the Cow Sale at $86,000.
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  • Hudson/Valentine Weekend Recap

    by User Not Found | Apr 03, 2017
    On March 31st - April 1st Hired Hands' Molly Clubb, Jaymie Feldmann & Brittney Klein attended the Hudson Valentine Sale held in conjunction with the Southeastern Winchester Futurity in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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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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  • 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.
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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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  • Check Out These New Sites that Launched in December!

    by Molly Clubb | Jan 13, 2017
    As 2016 ended, we released some new websites for Longhorn and Whitetail breeders, along with one business site. Check out these new designs and take a moment to learn about others within your industry.
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  • 2016 Year in Review: Events & Sales

    by Molly Clubb | Dec 29, 2016
    As 2016 comes to a close, we wanted to take a look back at all the events Hired Hand was able to be a part of over the past year. Thank you to everyone that helped made our travels a positive experience!
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  • 2016 Hired Hand Live Year in Review

    by Laura Huff | Dec 27, 2016
    2016 was a successful year for the role of the internet and on-line bidding in Longhorn Consignment Sales. See our stats and other information regarding Hired Hand Live results from the past year.
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  • Christmas Wish Lists

    by Laura Huff | Dec 21, 2016
    We asked, ​"What's on your ranch Christmas list?" and received some great answers! Browse the wish lists by our sections of technology, transportation, animals, ​weather, land & maintenance and miscellaneous.
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