The North West Limousin Club Herds 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 year’s competition. Entrants must be club members. Annual subscription is €20. Membership fee can [...]
The North East Limousin Club Herds Competition will take place from July 11th to 15th. The judges are Pierre Roy, Crealim France and Daniel Thuery, Gaec de Cancerles. To download an entry form, just click HERE.
In recent times, more and more Irish dairy farmers are choosing Limousin as their top choice of beef sire, so it's no surprise that Limousin is the number one continental sire in the Irish dairy herd. Limousin can add value to calf sales without compromising on calving difficulty or gestation length - two essential requirements [...]
In 2022, the British Limousin Cattle Society celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Limousin breed in the UK with a series of events - a celebration of the golden-red cattle which first arrive to the UK from France in 1971. Full details HERE!
The Irish Limousin North West Club has a number of places remaining on its coach trip to Carlisle in July, 2022. The trip will coincide with the British Limousin 50th Anniversary celebrations. The cost of the trip stands at €429 per person and anyone interested can contact Michael Gunn on: 0863122897. Itinerary Thursday, July 28th [...]
This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the Irish Limousin breed. The first pedigree calf was born on June 22nd, 1972, on Paddy Clancy’s farm in Carrick-On-Suir, while the first meeting of the Irish Limousin breeders was held on February 16th, 1973, at the Silver Springs Hotel in Cork. High-performing genetics are the building [...]
In June 2022, Irish Limousin Cattle Society (ILCS) CEO, Ronan Murphy, and vice-president, Philip Crowe, visited several Limousin farms in the French region of Limoges - the home of the Limousin breed. The intention of the visit was to view progeny from sires that are currently in use in Ireland, while also assessing the progeny [...]
By Ann Curtin, PRO of the South West Limousin Club The South West Limousin Club were treated to a fabulous outing on Monday, 6th June, in the beautifully located Greenacres herd of the O'Brien family, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Nestled in a valley between the Killeen and Crohane hills, along the river Flesk, the farm is [...]
The Irish Limousin Cattle Society Young Members' Association (YMA) event was held on Saturday, June 4th, on Tom Bailey's Farm in Batterstown, Co. Meath. A large crowd of Limousin enthusiasts - both young and old - were in attendance, travelling from every corner of the country to get a glimpse of the action. With the [...]
Anyone who has been following the cattle trade in recent weeks knows that we are in the midst of a period of record-high prices for all types of cattle. However, it’s hard not to notice the top prices being achieved for Limousin-cross cattle each week – whether that be weanling heifers, bulls, store cattle or [...]