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ILCS introduce Genotyping for all Sales in 2022

Following a recommendation from the Breeding Sub-Committee, it has been decided that all animals entered for society sales must be genotyped. While the majority of bulls presented at our premier sales so far this year have already been genotyped, it will now become an expressed condition of entry for all Society Sales. This rule will [...]

By |2021-07-20T17:30:02+01:00July 20th, 2021|Limousin News|

Irish Limousin Cattle Society Inter Club Photo Competition 2021

Inter Club Photo Competition 2021 Six categories Best cow with calf at foot (up to three photos) Best heifer, maiden or in calf over a year born on/before 31/7/2020 (two photos) Best female born on/after 1/8/2020 (two photos) Best male born on/before 31/7/2020 (two photos) Best male born on/after 1/8/2020 (two photos) Best group of [...]

By |2021-07-21T16:50:14+01:00July 7th, 2021|Limousin News|

North West Club Herds Competition 2021

The competition is confined to breeders in the club area which caters for breeders with a herd number in Co. Roscommon, Sligo, Mayo and Galway or breeders who were accepted as club members in last years competition. Membership is not being collected this year due to Covid. There are also some individual competitions where the [...]

By |2021-07-05T09:36:40+01:00July 5th, 2021|Limousin News|

Grand-sires of bulls sold at spring sales – 2021

The Irish Limousin Cattles Society has hosted five Spring sales in 2021 the venues were: Elphin, Tullamore, Athenry, Roscrea and Roscommon. In total 122 bulls were sold, with an average selling price of €3645. The Maternal Grand-sires of the bulls sold are listed in the table below. Two Haltcliffe Dancer (HCF) grandsons €8,900. Wilodge Cerberus [...]

By |2021-06-23T13:44:48+01:00June 23rd, 2021|Limousin News|

Sires of bulls sold at spring sales – 2021

The Irish Limousin Cattles Society has hosted five Spring sales in 2021 the venues were: Elphin, Tullamore, Athenry, Roscrea and Roscommon. In total 122 bulls were sold, with an average selling price of €3645. The top price of €14,000 was achieved by a Telfers Munster son. Plumtree Fantastic (pictured as a ten year old) was [...]

By |2021-06-23T13:27:13+01:00June 21st, 2021|Limousin News|

Limousin top performer in beef AI – 46.5%

Data is relating to the top 40 Beef AI bulls used on Beef Cows in 2020  (Source ICBF) 14 (35%) of the top 40 AI bulls are Limousin, however of the total inseminations (99,490) from the top 40 AI bulls, Limousin make up 46%. This is a extremely positive reflection on the breed which is [...]

By |2021-06-20T09:45:59+01:00June 20th, 2021|Limousin News|

Five figure sum for mother and daughter as the curtain falls on Brooklands Limousin herd

Almost 30 years of breeding exceptional quality Limousin cattle and building a herd of note came to an end with the dispersal of the Brooklands Pedigree and commercial herds in Gort mart on Saturday the 5th of June 2021. The herd was the property of Clive Jennings from Enniskeane, West Cork. Clive is a renowned [...]

By |2021-06-08T12:53:57+01:00June 8th, 2021|Limousin News|

On-Dit son Killycroney Panacea tops final society sale of Spring 2021

Our final spring sale of 2021 took place in Roscommon mart under strict Covid-19 regulations on Saturday May 22nd. Potential customers were able to view the lots with a reserved viewing time beforehand. Given easing of restrictions since Monday bidders were finally present ringside, numbers were limited to ensure optimum safety with many using the [...]

By |2021-05-25T00:54:13+01:00May 24th, 2021|Sales 2021, Limousin News|