Herds Competition 2008:
The 2008 herds competition which was judged in July and August had the largest amount of entries since it began in 2006 . The herd size categories were small herds 5-12 breeding females , medium herd 13-30 breeding females , large herd plus breeding females . Points are awarded for genetic indices ,health & condition of cattle ,docility ,knowledge & interest of both your own herd and Limousin breed and conformity to breed type . We would like to extend our sincere thanks to our to judges Mr . Peter Henshall of the Ringway Herd and Mr Michael Priestley of the Brontemoor Herd . Both judges had unfortunately to endure inclement weather conditions however they perfomed their duties with great interest and good humour .
Mr Henshall and Mr Priestley were impressed with the standard of cattle seen with particular mention to the quality of females .
Large Herd Section:
- 1st: Michael Lyons, Sullane
Medium Herd Section:
- 1st: James Whycherly, Barryroe
- 2nd: Jim Goode, Aherla
Small Herd Section:
- 1st: Clive Jennings, Brooklands
- 2nd: Tim Mc Carthy, Gabriel
- 3rd: Donal O’Brien, Knockrour
- 4th: Dan O’Mahony, Ballygarvan
- Best bull: James Whycherly, Barryroe
- Best heifer: James Whycherly, Barryroe
- Best group of calves: James Whycherly, Barryroe