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Interclub Photo competition winners

Results are as follows: Class A - Best cow with calf at foot  1st Garry Morrissey SE Club 2nd Keith Vickery CORK 3rd Donal Byrne NW Club Class B - Best heifer, maiden or in calf over a year born on/before 31/7/2020 1st David Tierney SE Club 2nd James Prenderville SW Club 3rd Hugh Reilly [...]

By |2021-09-15T10:03:01+01:00September 14th, 2021|Limousin News|

Limousin: consistently delivering for Carnew suckler farmer

Pearl Massey runs a small suckler herd on her 40-acre farm just outside Carnew in South Wicklow. Pearl, who has always had an interest in farming,  took over the running of the farm after her uncle passed away in 1999. The farm had previously combined the suckler enterprise with tillage, however, Pearl has focussed on [...]

By |2021-09-09T13:58:45+01:00September 9th, 2021|Limousin News|

Limerick heifer hits the high note at Cork and South West Club heifer sale

Demand for quality Limousin heifers was met with a 77% clearance at the first every combined Cork and South West Clubs heifer sale, which was held in Roscrea mart on Saturday the 4th of September. An exceptional line up of heifers, many of which were equal in quality to Premier sale standard, resulted in nationwide [...]

By |2021-09-05T22:25:49+01:00September 5th, 2021|Limousin News, Cork Club, South West Club|

North Eastern Limousin Club – Herds Competition 2021

This Year’s Herds competition will commence over two weekends on 11th – 12th and 18th – 19th September. A presentation night will be held in due course when current Covid-19 restrictions allow same to take place. Sections Small: 0-6 Medium: 7-15 Large: 16+ Sections are based on number of Pedigree calves registered in 2020 There [...]

By |2021-08-30T15:12:55+01:00August 30th, 2021|Limousin News, North East Club|

2021 North West Limousin Club herds competition

The North West club held their annual herds competition in glorious sunshine during the last week of august. Judging the cattle were Neil and Joy Vance from the Winnington herd which is based in Minsterley near Shrewsbury on the English Welsh border. They were very impressed with the standard of cattle and got to see [...]

By |2021-08-29T23:01:15+01:00August 29th, 2021|Limousin News|

Minimum age and weight of bulls at ILCS Sales from 1st October 2021

A revised grid of minimum weight can be found by clicking here • A minimum weight of 570kgs will apply to bulls at all ILCS sales. • A minimum age of 14 months would apply to bulls at all Spring sales and a minimum age of 13 months would apply to all bulls at Autumn [...]

By |2021-08-24T15:38:55+01:00August 24th, 2021|Limousin News|

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|