| Sep 12, 2017
The Hill Country Heritage Sale was held September 8-9, 2017 in Fredericksburg, Texas at the River Ranch. 117 head of Registered Texas Longhorns were consigned and auctioned.
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- 99 of 117 lots sold for a total of $233,300 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
The sale utilized Hired Hand Live internet bidding. For a full report and Infographic on those statistics please see our other Blog post recapping the sale.
Other Interesting Sale Averages*:
- Natural Service females: $2,370.41
- 0-2 year olds: $2,370.59
- 3-5 year olds: $2,345
- 6-10 year olds: $2,316.67
- 80+" TTT Cow Average: $6,6062.50
- 70-79” TTT Cow Average: $3,083
These are averages for Sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average. The top 5 Sires are linked back to the owners Hired Hand powered websites when applicable.
- TEJAS STAR $5,900
- FARLAP CHEX $4,625
- WF COMMANDO $4.375
- STARBASE COMMANDER $3,350
- PCC EVADER $2,700
- TEJAS METEORITE $2,466
- BIG JOHN 10 $2,250
- SHR RIO BANDANA $2,100
- SR MADDEN 552 $1,950
- ZUESS EOT $1,675
- TX W STORM TROOPER $1,550
- DILLON $1,400
- DANANANANANANANANA BATMAN $1,375
- IRON MIKE ST $1,150
- TIE: CV COWBOY CASANOVA $1,050 & LONE STAR 80 $1,050
HUBBELL'S RIO DINERO $1,033
- WATSON 167 $1,000
These are the top 5 sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
Photo: Bandera Chex
Popular Maternal Grand Sires*:
These are averages for Maternal Sires with at least 2 offspring selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the highest average. The top 5 Sires are linked back to the owners Hired Hand powered websites when applicable.
Photo:Working Man Chex
- WORKING MAN CHEX $7,250
- SHAUGHNESSY CHEX $6,450
- TVR ALADDIN $5,000
- TEJAS STAR $4,150
- J.R. GRAND SLAM $3,150
- JP RIO GRANDE $3,125
- STARBASE COMMANDER $2,450
- TIE: TOP CALIBER $2,250 & ROUNDUP $2,250
- STRATEDGY $2,100
- BOOMERANG C P $1,700
- STRAIGHT SHOOTER $1,500
- COCO CHEX $1,375
- RUTLEDGE'S DINGER $1,320
- TIE: MAXIMUS ST $1,050 & DON JULIO $1,050 & SUPER CRUX $1,050
- T-X TWISTED SAMURAI RM $1,000
These are the top 5 Maternal Grand sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
Popular Service Sires*:
These are averages for Service Sires with at least 2 females exposed/bred to them selling. The females sale averages are listed below starting with the highest average. The top 5 Service Sires are linked back to the owners Hired Hand powered websites when applicable.
Photo: RR Escondido Red
- RR ESCONDIDO RED $5,050
- VAN HORNE TEXA $3,950
- SDR SPARTACUS $3,650
- REBEL HR $3,550
- TEJAS METEORITE $3,000
- HUBBELLS RIO 007 $1,733
- TEJAS HARD ROCK $1,725
- RR HOT STUFF $1,400
- SITTIN DREAMER $1,375
- TIE: RIO ROYAL $1,050 & M ARROW MIX-MASTER $1,050
- TIE: TRUE GRIT II $1,000 & T-X BARON $1,000
These are the top 5 service sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
* 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.
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