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South East club Report 2020

The South East Limousin Club had a quieter year in 2020 due to the Covid 19 restrictions.  From March to the end of 2020, a lot of events/sales were either held over zoom or virtually. Even with these restrictions, the Limousin breed continues to be the number one choice among both dairy and suckler farmers. [...]

By |2021-01-08T12:35:47+00:00January 8th, 2021|Limousin News|

Limousin Factsheet – Myostatin (Double Muscling) in Limousin Cattle

Click on the following link for factsheet:  Factsheet about the Myostatin (Double Muscling) in British Limousin Cattle - Alison Glasgow, Technical Manager, British Limousin Society    

By |2021-01-06T23:02:56+00:00January 6th, 2021|Limousin News|

Clew Bay Panda the star of the final sale of 2020 -Tuam 11th December

The final sale of 2020 took place in Tuam on Friday evening the 11th December. Prices ranged from €1800 to €5050 for bulls. €5050 - CLEW BAY PANDA Topping the sale at €5,050  was the outstanding CLEW BAY PANDA from Padraic Golden, Westport, Co Galway. Panda is a striking son of Mereside Godolphin [...]

By |2020-12-18T10:38:54+00:00December 18th, 2020|Limousin News|

President, Vice President and Treasurer for Irish Limousin Cattle Society

The newly elected President of the Irish Limousin Cattle Society is Mr. Trevor Masterson of Co. Wexford. Trevor and his family run the renowned Galbally herd in Enniscorthy. Trevor is a member of the South East Limousin club. Our new Vice President is Mr. Philip Crowe of the highly regarded Powerful Limousin herd based in [...]

By |2020-12-18T10:25:48+00:00December 18th, 2020|Limousin News|

Society sales 2021

  VENUE SALE DATE CLOSING DATE Gort Friday 5th March Friday 5th February Elphin (PREMIER BULL SALE)* Saturday 13th March Friday 29th January Tullamore Saturday 20th March Friday 19th February Athenry Thursday 15th April Friday 5th March Roscrea Premier Monday 3rd May Friday 19th March Ballyjamesduff (NEW SALE) Friday 14th May @ 7:00pm Friday 2nd [...]

By |2021-01-05T12:32:41+00:00December 16th, 2020|Limousin News|

Baileys Nora hits the Jackpot at Baileys & Grangeford Red Ladies sale

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BAILEYS HERD FROM TOM BAILEY The Baileys Limousin herd was founded in 1998 with the purchase of 8 heifers that year. There are sixty cows currently in the herd with four cows being used in our flushing programme. The herd has bred some outstanding males and females in the past years. [...]

By |2020-12-09T07:55:24+00:00December 9th, 2020|Limousin News|

Limousin – the ideal choice for Cork based Dairy Farmer

The Forrest family run a herd of 96 FR cows on their farm in Newmarket, Co. Cork, the family runs a Limousin bull with the herd with great success. With calves sold at the local mart for very good prices compared to other breeds the family are very pleased with their investment in Limousin. Many [...]

By |2020-11-25T10:56:50+00:00November 25th, 2020|Limousin News|

2019 Limousin Facts and Figures – Still Number 1

Calves born in 2019 - click here to see where Limousin ranks Consistent breeding begins and ends with Limousin In 2019 Limousin maintained its position as: Number 1 Beef sire Dam of beef calves Beef sire in suckler herd Continental sire in the Dairy herd Be Number 1 – Be the best – Be consistent [...]

By |2020-11-24T00:10:30+00:00November 24th, 2020|Limousin News|