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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|

Who’s the Grand-dad? Grand-sires of bulls sold at first sales of 2021

The Irish Limousin Cattles Society has hosted four sales so far in 2021 - 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 Maternal grand-sires of the bulls that went through the sales ring, with the [...]

By |2021-05-18T12:29:33+01:00May 18th, 2021|Limousin News|

Guidelines for photos and videos for Roscommon sale

The Next society sale is in Roscommon Mart, the sale will be held on the Livestock Live platform on Saturday 22nd May 2021 with a start time of 1pm. Viewing is from 9.30-12.30 on Saturday morning.  Roscommon Mart can be contacted on 090 6626352 The sale will be conducted on the Livestock-Live platform - potential [...]

By |2021-05-14T01:36:59+01:00May 14th, 2021|Limousin News|

Final opportunity to purchase a Pedigree Limousin Bull or Heifer this spring at a society sale

This is your final opportunity to purchase a pedigree Limousin bull or heifer at the last Irish Limousin Cattle Society sale this spring. The sale takes place on Saturday next May 22nd at Roscommon Mart at 1.00 pm with 61 bulls and 8 heifers catalogued. You will have the opportunity to bid at the mart [...]

By |2021-05-13T16:46:22+01:00May 13th, 2021|Limousin News|

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|