4th Annual Blue Ridge Consignment
April 7-8, 2017 | Llano, TX
Sale Host: John Marshall, Blue Ridge Ranch
Blue Ridge Sale Host and Ranch Owner John Marshall with Hired Hands' Jaymie Feldmann.
data below was gathered by Hired Hand Live. 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.
Blue Ridge Heifer Sale:
- 19 of 21 lots were sold for a total of $40,470. The Shown & Sold Average was $2,130.
- There were no Cash Cows that sold.
- 5 Lots sold on-line. The on-line Heifer Sale average was $8,094.
- Lot 16 topped the Heifer Sale at $5,700
Blue Ridge Cow Sale:
- 55 of 62 lots sold for a total of $141,484. The Shown & Sold Average was $2,303.
- There were 4 scratches and 3 PO’s.
- 1 Cash Cow sold - Lot #28 for $17,500.
- 14 lots sold on-line totaling $43,775. The on-line Cow Sale average was $3,126.
Hired Hand Live Internet Bidding Influence on Blue Ridge Sale:
- 19 Lots sold on-line for a total of $50,800. The overall on-line average was $2,673
- There were 183 Internet bids
- 63.5% of items were up-bid by the internet
- The top internet buyer spent $17,500 on-line
- The volume internet buyer spent $13,675 on-line
Other Interesting Sale Averages*:
- AI bred females: $1,300
- Natural Service females: $2,586.32
- 70-79" TTT (DOB's '12): $2,683
- Over 10 years old: $2,059
- 6-9 years old: $2,808
- 3-5 years old: $2,431
- Under 3 years old: $2,243.50
These were the top 5 sires with at least 2 offspring
selling. Their offsprings averages are listed below starting with the
Lodestar 3/2 $3,200
ZD Jamada $2,900
JR Bonanza $2,766
ZD Kelley $2,125
LAR Smokin $2,216
These are the top 5 sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
1. Cowtown ST
4. J.R. BonanzA
5. X Star
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.
Top Caliber $4,100
Starbase Commander $3,050
Super Bowl $2,750
Drag Iron $2,375
Awesome Viagra $2,250
These are the top 5 Maternal Grand sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
1. EOT Outback Hot Sue
2. KC Justice
3. Top Caliber
4. JR Grand Slam
5. Star Regard
Popular Service Sires*:
These are the top 5 service sires based on offspring value, no minimum # of offspring selling and not based on averages:
1. Luckenbach Texa
2. Hubbells Rio 007
3. 3P Legit Cowboy
4. RM Aussie Cowboy
5. Tumbling Dice
* 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.