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Who’s the Daddy? Sires of bulls sold at first sales of 2021

The Irish Limousin Cattles Society has hosted four sales so far in 2021, in Elphin, Tullamore, Athenry and Roscrea. We have seen very good clearance rates and prices, ranging from €2,200 to €14,000. In the table below is a list of the Sires of the bulls that went through the sales ring, with the number [...]

By |2021-05-11T12:08:02+01:00May 11th, 2021|Limousin News|

Winners – Udderly amazing photo competition

Udderly amazing photo competition results are in !! Congratulations to our winners: Placing Winner Prize 1st Michael Roche €500 2nd Jonathan Hannigan €250 3rd Caroline Byrne €150 4th Muireann Ni hAnnain €100   Video of winning entries ⇓ Many thanks to all entrants. The competition was held on our Facebook page. Entrants were [...]

By |2021-05-11T01:55:56+01:00May 11th, 2021|Limousin News|

Excellent demand at May Premier sale

Our May Premier sale took place in Roscrea Mart on Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May. A great demand met with a clearance of 85% of the bulls on offer with an average selling price of €3,650, prices ranged from €2,300 to €6,800, eight bulls made €4,000 or more. While the heifers met with a phenomenal [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:01:08+01:00May 4th, 2021|Sales 2021, Limousin News|

Pre-sale videos – Roscrea May Premier Sale 2021

Please see below a list of animals for sale at our May Premier sale - the animals named in blue have a video posted on the Society Facebook. To view the videos click on the animals name....   Lot Name 1 LENNON PALAVER 2 RUTLAND PABLO 3 MARLHILL PETER 2 4 MEENROSS PADDINGTON 5 MARLHILL [...]

By |2021-05-02T12:45:17+01:00May 2nd, 2021|Limousin News|

Bulls sourced at society sales breed top-priced daughters at Castleisland Breeding heifer sale

Two bulls purchased at Limousin Society sales were the sires of the top-priced heifers at the Commercial Breeding Heifer show and sale held in Castleisland mart on the 28th April 2021. A  good entry of very good heifers met with a brisk trade. Presale judge was Castleisland native and distinguished breeder Sean O'Sullivan of  the [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:10:02+01:00April 28th, 2021|Limousin News, Nationwide Mart Prices, South West Club|

Guidelines for photos and videos for upcoming sale

The Next society sale will be held is the Roscrea Premier Male and Female sale which will be held on the Martbids.ie platform on Monday May 3rd 2021. Viewing will be by Appointment with Roscrea Mart - call Roscrea Mart on (0505) 21687 to arrange a viewing slot for Monday 3rd. The sale will be [...]

By |2021-04-27T09:35:43+01:00April 27th, 2021|Limousin News|

Handsome son Keltic Pax tops Athenry sale at €6,600

The annual sale in Athenry took place on Friday 16th April 2021, the sale met with a clearance rate of 75% and an average selling price of €3,648. Seven bulls made €4,000 or more, with a further nine making €3,000 or more. The sale was scheduled to take place on Thursday the 15th, however, due [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:01:49+01:00April 19th, 2021|Sales 2021, Limousin News|

Handsome son ‘Keltic Pax’ powers to the top of Athenry sale

The annual sale in Athenry took place on Friday 16th April 2021, the sale met with a clearance rate of 75% and an average selling price of €3,648. Seven bulls made €4,000 or more, with a further nine making €3,000 or more. The sale was scheduled to take place on Thursday the 15th, however, due [...]

By |2021-04-19T12:03:02+01:00April 18th, 2021|Limousin News|

Guidelines for Videos for Athenry Sale on 15th April 2021

Athenry sale will be held on the 15th April in Athenry Mart, Co. Galway. Viewing will be by Appointment with Athenry mart from 9.30 to 12.30 on Thursday the 15th. VIEWING STRICTLY BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT WITH ATHENRY MART – (091) 844 072 The sale will be conducted on the Marteye.ie platform To publicise the sale [...]

By |2021-04-06T08:44:31+01:00April 6th, 2021|Limousin News|

Castleisland LMX calf show and sale

  Castleisland mart hosted a show and sale of LMX calves on Monday the 5th April 2021. Judging the competition was John O'Connor of the Gleanasmole pedigree and commercial herd based in Lisselton. Commenting on the calves on offer John said: I was presented with an excellent display of calves here in Castleisland, they are [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:10:23+01:00April 5th, 2021|Limousin News, Nationwide Mart Prices, South West Club|