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CONGRATULATIONS to the Irish Young Members team who won the Anglo Irish YMA at Antrim Show on Saturday 26th July

The winning team pictured below from left to right are Shanon Kinihan, Eamon O’Donovan, Melvin Masterson and Orla Curtin. View full report and pictures. More pictures available on flickr.

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Shows 2014:

National Young Members Workshop Results View full report >>> Photos available on flickr click here >>>

Male and Female of the year details Click here >>>

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South West club proposed bus trip to Limousin breeders in Clare & Galway a Saturday in early September.

If interested please text your name and number of people travelling to Brendan Curtin at 087 3850399 by Monday 28th July. Final decision will be based on level of interest

North East club are hosting a haltered/unhaltered female sale in Carnaross Mart on Tue 16th Sep 2014. Open to all heifers over 400kg maiden or incalf. Please contact club secretary Noel Gill 0868798538 for entry forms. Closing date for entries is 31st July 2014

South East Club - Calf Championships 2014 - Tinahely show - Monday 4th August.

National Heifer Finals to be held at Cappamore Show on Saturday 16th August. All entries direct to Cappamore show. Closing date for entries is Friday 8th August.

North East Club - Calf Championships 2014 - Virginia show - Wednesday 20th August . Please note Virginia show has printed incorrect details for the North East calf finals. Click here to download class list.

Clare Calf Championships Venue Kildysart Agri Show on Saturday 2-8-2014

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Week commencing July 14th

Killdays: Monday / Wednesday / Friday

STOCK BULLS

Grade

Limousin with Cert

Other

U

280c/kg

270c/kg

COWS OVER 350KGS

Grade

LMX & Others

Limousin & Cert

E

370c/kg

380c/kg

U+

350c/kg

360c/kg

U=, U-

350c/kg

360c/kg

R=,R+

335c/kg

345c/kg

R-

330c/kg

340c/kg

O-800lbs

310c/kg

310c/kg

O-700lbs

305c/kg

305c/kg

HEIFERS U/30 QUALITY ASSURED

  272 - 360kgs

375 Grid

Q.A. BONUS NOW 12C/KG

BULLOCKS U/30 QUALITY ASSURED

          300- 420kgs

370 Grid

Import Animals – Prices and kill to be arranged

Donal Moloney (South &West) 0872897040, John Connell (North East) 087 7623252, Pat Bruen (North West) 086 2654512 Peter Tormey ( Central) 087 4157379

Pedigree bulls over 475 kgs carcass and under 24mths Contact: Dan O’Mahony 087 2306904

Roundhill 2014

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LM with FR Cow 100pxFEATURE: More and more dairy farmers using Limousin to maximise farm profit.

Using a Limousin bull on dairy cows is an excellent choice to increase farm profit. It makes no sense to use dairy breeds on all cows, especially with improved sexed semen technology, low male calf value, and that not all cows would in the norm be selected to breed dairy replacements. Read more >>>

Cleary Cattle smallFEATURE: HARD WORKING COWS IN TIPPERARY

Teagasc researchers frequently point out that suckler farming requires a hard working cow. There is no doubt that on the farms of John and Willie Cleary, outside Nenagh, the cows are hard working. Read more >>>

International Limousin Congress Argentina 2014 - 2nd to 10th of November.

The 2014 Canadian National Limousin Show and Sale will take place November 27-28 at the Canadian Western Agribition in Regina, Saskatchewan.

International guests are invited to apply for the Incoming Buyers Program which offers qualified buyers 50% reimbursement of hotel and travel costs (to a maximum of $1500CDN). Do not delay to submit your request:
http://www.agribition.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/IBP-Application_fillable1.pdf

Whatever the weather – Limousin perform better!

Quality Limousin commercial cattle achieving great prices in the sales ring

Following are some prices for commercial Limousin cattle from across the country in the last few days. These prices show that even in difficult trading Limousin cattle are always in demand, with returns like this – Can you afford not to breed Limousin!

Thurles Mart - Monday 7th July

Heifer 460kgs - €1,170 2.54/kg

Heifer 280kgs - €870 3.11/kg

Heifer 385kgs - €940 2.44/kg

Bullock 390kgs - €1,000 2.56/kg

Bullock 335kgs - €990 2.96/kg

Bullock 415kgs - €1,055 ,2.54/kg

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €1,810

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €1,960

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €1,950

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €2,050

Sat. 28th June - Ballinasloe Weanling Sale

Weanling Bulls: 385kg - €1040; 435kg - €1005.

Weanling Heifers: 415kg - €920; 315kg - €890.

Cow with calf at foot: €1660; €1600.

Sat. 28th June - Balla Mart

Bullocks: 390kg - €1090; 650kg - €1370.

Heifers: 345kg - €930;

Weanling Bulls: 330kg - €715; 430kg - €1100.

Cow with heifer calf at foot: - €1775.

Cull cows: 870kg - €1840.

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