The South West Limousin Club had a very active 2009. The AGM was held in February and the following members were elected :
Chairman Pat Sheehan
Secretary Sarah McElligott
Treasurer Sean Ryan
Mary Curtin – Breed Development
Most of our activities were focused on informing breeders. We had 4 Club meeting, 3 held at the Woodlands Adare and 1 at the Devon Inn, Templeglantine. All meetings were well attended.
Our field evening was held on the farm of Sean and Aine O’Cinneade of Ballyferriter in July.We had a big attendance and guest speaker Doreen Corridan gave a talk on herd health. A great evening and a fantastic venue. Many thanks to all involved.
A Spring and Winter Commercial Heifer Sale was held at Castleisland Mart. The Weanlings sales proved successful once again and thanks to the Limousin Society for sponsorship.
The Club Calf Championships were held at the Limerick Show and the results are below:
1 Michelle Sheahan
HERDS COMPETITION RESULTS
1 Pat Sheehan Drombanny
2 Noel Fennessy Woodroad
3 Brendan & Ann Curtin Corramore
1 Sarah McElligott Shannon
1 Sean O’Sullivan Castleview
2 Tim & Doreen Corridan Roundhill
BEST BULL BORN IN 2008
1 Noel Fennessy Woodroad Donal
BEST HEIFER BORN IN 2008
1 Owen O’Neill Bova Diamond
BEST GROUP OF CALVES
1 Tim & Doreen Corridan
We would like to thank the Judge Mr Peter Alexander and finally thanks to the staff at the Limousin Society office on behalf of all the breeders.