• Feature Sites: March 2019

    by Holly Williams | Mar 27, 2019
    In March of 2019, we featured five #HiredHandPowered websites showcasing Longhorn cattle, Longhorn beef, and Longhorn art all across Texas, Montana and Oklahoma. Check them all out here!
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  • Feature Sites: February 2019

    by Holly Williams | Feb 28, 2019
    In February of 2019, we featured five #HiredHandPowered websites including Double H Whitetails, a Sheep and Angus farm in Virginia, two Longhorn ranches, one in Ohio and one in Illinois, and a Mini Longhorn site. Check them all out here!
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  • Double H Whitetails

    by Holly Williams | Feb 12, 2019
    Double H Whitetails, located in Dundee, Ohio, strive for only the best, making integrity and quality genetics their main goals when breeding Whitetails.
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  • Rafter JL Ranch

    by Holly Williams | Dec 26, 2018
    Rafter JL is home to many beautiful Quarter and Paint horses and is located in Albia, Iowa. Rafter JL is owned by Loren & Jodi Meyer, both who have been active in both the Equine and Rodeo Industries.
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  • Shepherd Ranch Cattle Co.

    by Holly Williams | Apr 24, 2018
    For Shepherd Ranch Cattle Co., their ranch is their passion and is a labor of love. Their family and ranch have grown hand in hand over the years. They hand-picked their base herds and have watched them produce and thrive. The majority of ranch work is done on horseback​ as their family is a rodeo family! ​In addition to cattle, they will occasionally have available for purchase ranch horses, roping horses, and barrel horses. Shepherd Ranch also offers a limited selection of various breeds of sheep and goats.
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  • Llama or Alpaca? And Why Do They Spit?

    by Holly Williams | Mar 27, 2018
    Is it a Llama or an Alpaca? ​And why do they spit at you? We're giving you the lowdown on how to tell these animals apart.
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  • National FFA Week 2018

    by Holly Williams | Feb 23, 2018
    It's National FFA Week and we're celebrating by taking a look back with a couple of our Hired Hand Ambassadors that participated in their local FFA's in Texas and Oklahoma. Brittney Klein and Becca Vizza took some time to share with you a few of their favorite memories from their F​FA experiences and what it taught them that still impacts their day-to-day lives now.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Halloween Animals, Spooky Names & Other Fun!

    by Jessica Weber | Oct 24, 2017
    At Hired Hand, we're celebrating Halloween by compiling the top Halloween themed names of animals on our customers' websites and also celebrating those animals born on Halloween.
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  • Visit Us at these Events in October!

    by Molly Clubb | Sep 28, 2017
    Hired Hand's Molly, Jaymie and Brittney will be at these great breed events in October. If you're in the area, please visit our booth to learn more about our one of a kind website services and special promotions.
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  • 10 Tips for Leveraging Social Media Surrounding a Big Event

    by Jessica Weber | Sep 26, 2017
    When big news hits your Industry or breed, are you prepared to leverage it? Last weekend at the historic Fort Worth Stockyards a Texas Longhorn bull, Cowboy Tuff Chex, sold for $165,000. While some speculated that he'd bring a half of a million dollars, this sale amount was still a big deal for Longhorn breeders across the nation. ABC News awarded the event national coverage and dozens of other local news sources also put out stories. But how do you, the general Longhorn (or any) breeder, who may not have a $165,000 bull or an $80,000 cow, leverage the national buzz and increase awareness of your breeding program? How could you try to increase your private treaty sales in conjunction with the popularity of the breed under topic? These 10 tips are aimed at helping you make the most of big news by using the social media platforms available to you in conjunction with your Hired Hand powered website.
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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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