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Bull Prices up at Athenry sale

The annual Limousin sale in Athenry mart was held on Thursday the 12th of April 2018. An average price of €3373 – an increase of €150 from last year’s average of €3,223 was achieved. Prices ranged from €2000 to €6000. The pre-sale show was judged by Gareth McGuinness. Auctioneering duties fell to Denis Barrett. Stewards [...]

By | 2018-04-13T15:15:27+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Limousin News|

End of an era – Dispersal sale of Mount Scott Limousin Herd

The renowned Mount Scott Limousin herd was sold on bank holiday Monday 2nd April 2018 at Roscrea Mart. The herd was to the forefront of pedigree Limousin breeding in Ireland since it was established in 1991 by Michael Sexton, Aheybridge, Mullagh, Co. Clare. A message from Michael on the history of the Mount Scott Herd [...]

By | 2018-04-06T15:33:03+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Clare Club, Limousin News, Sales 2018|

Commercial Breeding Heifer Sale – Castleisland 28th March 2018

The South West Limousin Club held a Commercial Breeding Heifer Sale in conjunction with the weekly cattle sale at Castleisland mart on Wednesday the 28th March. There was a large entry of excellent quality Limousin heifers on offer. John O’Connor was once again tasked with judging the heifers. John gave first prize to a red [...]

By | 2018-03-29T14:14:10+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Limousin News|

All honours at Tullamore go to Limerick bull Sliabh Felim Leo

Tullamore Mart hosted the third society sale of 2018 on Saturday the 24th March 2018. The sale met with a mixed trade – however an average selling price of €3,154 was obtained, this average was an increase of €146 on the 2017 rate. Amongst the purchasers were dairy farmers which continues the trend of recent [...]

By | 2018-03-27T11:43:55+00:00 March 24th, 2018|Limousin News, Sales, Sales 2018|

Prices acheived in Ashbourne Meats during the week 12th to 16th March 2018

Sample Cattle prices at Ashbourne meats - 16.03.18 Category Age (MONTHS) Grade KG € COW 143 U-3+ 427 1644 HEIFER 24 R+4= 385 1665 COW 37 U=4+ 436 1678 COW 60 U=4= 445 1714 HEIFER 24 U=4- 391 1720 STEER 25 U+3- 402 1751 HEIFER 22 U+3= 388 1752 HEIFER 22 U+3= 391 1764 BULL [...]

By | 2018-03-21T12:00:38+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Limousin News|

Open Day at Mount Scott Limousin Herd

On Monday the 19th March the Sexton family, of the renowned Mount Scott pedigree Limousin herd, held an open day on their farm in the picturesque village of Mullagh in Co. Clare. The herd which will be dispersed on Bank Holiday Monday the 2nd April at Roscrea mart is to the fore front of Limousin [...]

By | 2018-03-20T03:13:19+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Limousin News|

Gort show and sale – Friday 16th March 2018

The second society sale for 2018 took place in Gort mart on Friday evening the 16th March 2018. This was the first Limousin Society sale to be held in Gort mart and we are very grateful to Bernie Fahey, Mart Manager and the wonderful team of staff in Gort - they were all extremely helpful [...]

By | 2018-03-25T00:04:18+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Limousin News, Sales 2018|

Millburn Luquacious sale topper at March Premier Sale

Sale season 2018 got off to a flying trade on Monday 12th March after a delayed start due to storm Emma and the copious amounts of snow that arrived in her wake. The sale was due to take place on the 5th of March, however, with freezing temperatures and impassible roads a weeks deferral was [...]

By | 2018-03-25T00:05:11+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Limousin News, Sales 2018|