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Dispersal sale of the Millburn and Royal County herds sees a weanling heifer sell for €20,000

A brief history of the Millburn herd from Richard O'Beirne: The Millburn Limousin herd was established in the early 1990s with the purchase of Benbulben Lola, with her daughter Sydney Rome at foot. She is one of the cows that provides the backbone to the herd, producing Limousins with extra length, quality and milk. The [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:06:32+01:00September 1st, 2020|Sales 2020, Limousin News, North West Club|

Quality in demand at Castleisland Commercial Breeding Heifer Show & Sale

On Wednesday the 24th October the South West Limousin Club in-conjunction with Castleisland Mart hosted a breeding heifer show and sale. Sean O'Sullivan, a Vet in the area and owner of the renowned Castleview pedigree herd was on hand to judge the heifers. A very good entry of quality heifers resulted in great demand from [...]

By |2018-10-25T11:51:05+01:00October 25th, 2018|South West Club|

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin drops by the Limousin ring at Charleville show 2018

Charleville show was held on Saturday and Sunday the 23rd and 24th June 2018. Cattle classes were all held on Saturday 23rd. A good entry of Limousin cattle were put forward in front of show Judge Mr. Michael Oliver of the Lisnacrann pedigree herd based in Swinford, Co. Mayo. Michael was tasked with judging a [...]

By |2018-06-24T03:12:55+01:00June 24th, 2018|Limousin News, Cork Club|

LMX calf show & sale – Castleisland Mart – 16th April 2018

The South West Limousin club together with Castleisland mart held a LMX calf show & sale on  Monday 16th April 2018. The sale was held in conjunction with Castleislands' weekly calf sale. The majority of calves on offer are from the dairy herd. John O'Connor judged the classes. Prize money was awarded to the top [...]

By |2018-04-16T22:42:04+01:00April 16th, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News, South West Club|

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+01:00April 3rd, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News, Clare Club|

Limousin Weanling Show & Sale – Carnew Mart Wed. 18th Oct. 2017

On Wednesday 18th October 2017 Carnew mart held its Limousin Weanling show and sale. Champion bull calf, by an Ampertaine Elgin son weighed 430kg and sold for €1140. The Champion heifer (below) weighed in at 380kg and sold for €1040 Other weights and prices at the sale included: The group of three (pictured below) weighed [...]

By |2018-01-31T00:56:48+00:00October 29th, 2017|Limousin News, South East Club|

Castleisland mart – Commercial Limousin Heifer Sale

A  Commercial Limousin Heifer Sale took place in Castleisland mart on Wednesday 18th October 2017. Heifers were judged before hand by John O'Connor. John give the award for best heifer to a red 1½ heifer belonging to Pat Cronin, Killarney. This heifer weighed 480kgs and sold for €1260. Commenting on his prize winner John said: this [...]

By |2017-10-20T01:18:08+01:00October 20th, 2017|South West Club|

Carnew Mart Annual Weanling Show and Sale 27/09/17

Carnew Mart, Lower Main Street, Carnew, Co. Wicklow held its annual Weanling Show and Sale on Wednesday 27/09/17. A large entry of 725 Weanlings with excellent quality and strong demand from both feeders and exporters. Quality LMX bulls sold generally between €2.50 and €2.90 per kg.   Bulls No. offered Weight Price Price/kg 5 436kg [...]

By |2018-01-31T01:01:50+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Limousin News, South East Club|