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Kilkenny Multibreed Bull Sales 2018

Kilkenny Agricultural Society Limited hold three multi-breed Bull sales - in March, April and May. The sales are held at Kilkenny Co-Op Livestock Market, Cillín Hill, Kilkenny. The sales have bulls from seven different breeds – Hereford, Friesian, Simmental, Aberdeen Angus, Charolais and Limousin. Well known auctioneer George Candler took the podium for the Limousin bulls. [...]

By | 2018-05-21T02:12:18+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Limousin News|

Major success for Leitrim born bull at Roscommon Show and Sale

The Reserve Junior Champion Brackan Major scooped the top price at Roscommon show and Sale, held in Roscommon mart on Saturday 19th May. The sale had a clearance rate of 73% of the bulls presented with an average price of €2,951. Brackan Major was presented at the show and sale by his breeder Padraig Gormley, Carrigallen, [...]

By | 2018-05-22T11:15:19+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News|

National Hall of Fame Awards 2018

The National Hall of Fame Awards for 2018 were presented at the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone on Saturday 12th May. The awards are now in their 16th year and recognise the achievements and commitment of the worthy recipients in three categories: Bovine, Equine and Ovine. Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment was [...]

By | 2018-05-15T19:26:19+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Limousin News|

Mayo bull Logrea Mr. Muscle tops May Premier sale

An outstanding Lodge Hamlet son took the top price of €6,750 at the May Premier sale, held in Roscrea on Monday 14th May. Logrea Mr. Muscle, a January 2017 born bull had caught the eye of the judge Mr. Adam Watson in the show arena the evening before where he was tapped out as Senior [...]

By | 2018-05-16T23:56:47+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News|

Meelickaduff Honda ET – 2017 RDS Champion of Champions

The RDS “Champion of Champions” awards are a set of prestigious awards presented annually by The Royal Dublin Society. Every year an award is presented to breeders from different cattle societies. The cattle are selected for these award’s based on their success at livestock shows during the show season. The outstanding cow – Meelickaduff Honda [...]

By | 2018-05-01T16:50:12+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Limousin News|

Prices achieved in Ashbourne meats during the week ending 22nd April 2018

Category Age (months) Grade Kg Value € Young Bull 20 U+2+ 400 1679 Bull 43 E=2= 626 2002 Cow 156 U=3- 434 1672 Heifer 24 U=3+ 375 1687 Steer 26 R=3- 406 1694 Steer 24 R+3+ 408 1725 Steer 29 U=3- 404 1757 Prices achieved by Limousin Cattle in Ashbourne meats

By | 2018-04-26T12:12:05+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Limousin News|

LMX calf show & sale – Castleisland Mart – 16th April 2018

The South West Limousin club together with Castleisland mart held a LMX calf show & sale on  Monday 16th April 2018. The sale was held in conjunction with Castleislands' weekly calf sale. The majority of calves on offer are from the dairy herd. John O'Connor judged the classes. Prize money was awarded to the top [...]

By | 2018-04-16T22:42:04+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News, South West Club|