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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+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News, South West 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+00:00 October 20th, 2017|South West Club|

Castleisland Weanling Show & Sale 2017

Castleisland Mart in county Kerry hosted a weanling bull and heifer show and sale on the 11th September 2017. A steady trade led to a good clearance rate and good prices. First prize winning heifer: 516kg@ €1200. Best pen of bulls: 5 Lims 463kg @ €1100. Lim bull 2nd prize winner 544kg @ €1280, Bulls [...]

By | 2017-09-12T02:14:05+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Limousin News, South West Club|

South West Club Calf Finals 2017

On Sunday the 16th of July breeders from the South West club area converged at West Kerry Agricultural Show, Dingle, for the Club Calf Finals of 2017. Having run the competition at different venues in Limerick and North Kerry – Dingle was chosen as an ideal site, making the compute a little easier for our [...]

By | 2017-08-14T16:18:56+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Limousin News, South West Club|

South West Club – YMA team selection at the Roundhill herd

South West YMA 2017 On Friday evening the 7th of July 2017, young members from the South West club area were invited to take part in a team selection for the upcoming Irish YMA team selection and workshop. This took place at the Roundhill herd in Fedamore, Co. Limerick. The YMA were tasked with stock [...]

By | 2017-08-14T16:18:56+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Limousin News, South West Club|

South West Club Calf Championships 2015

Kilmallock Mart in county Limerick was the venue for the South West Club Calf Championship for 2015 on Wednesday evening the 21st of October. This event was held in conjunction with Teagasc who were hosting a very informative Beef Genomics meeting at the same venue. Presiding as judge for the evening was John McInerney of [...]

By | 2017-08-14T16:18:57+00:00 October 25th, 2015|Regional Clubs, South West Club|

South West Club YMA Team Selection – 2015

The South West Club embarked on its selection for the National YMA on Wednesday evening the 12th August, at the home of Roundhill Limousins, Fedamore, Co. Limerick. Doreen and Tim Corridan had a significant number of livestock on hand for the YMA to judge and walk. Master Judge for the evening was Tom Hickey of [...]