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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|Cork Club, Limousin News, South West Club|

Bulls sourced at society sales breed top-priced daughters at Castleisland Breeding heifer sale

Two bulls purchased at Limousin Society sales were the sires of the top-priced heifers at the Commercial Breeding Heifer show and sale held in Castleisland mart on the 28th April 2021. A  good entry of very good heifers met with a brisk trade. Presale judge was Castleisland native and distinguished breeder Sean O'Sullivan of  the [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:10:02+01:00April 28th, 2021|Limousin News, Nationwide Mart Prices, South West Club|

Castleisland LMX calf show and sale

  Castleisland mart hosted a show and sale of LMX calves on Monday the 5th April 2021. Judging the competition was John O'Connor of the Gleanasmole pedigree and commercial herd based in Lisselton. Commenting on the calves on offer John said: I was presented with an excellent display of calves here in Castleisland, they are [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:10:23+01:00April 5th, 2021|Limousin News, Nationwide Mart Prices, South West Club|

South West Club Herds Competition Results 2020

2020 South West Limousin club Herds Competition was held in early September. Tasked with judging the competition was society President Michael Gunn. We were delighted with the number of herds that competed - it was great to have so many of our newest breeders taking part. Many thanks to Michael and his nephew Evan for judging. [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:05:27+01:00October 12th, 2020|Limousin News, South West Club|

SOUTH WEST CLUB CALF CHAMPIONSHIP 2020

The South West Club hosted its Club Calf Championship for 2020 as a Photo competition. Entrants were required to take 4 photos of each calf that they wished to enter, calves did not need to be haltered and were photographed outside in their natural environs. Calves were classed by age – 3 pedigree bull classes [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:05:52+01:00September 23rd, 2020|Limousin News, South West Club|

South West Club Herd Competition – Rules and form 2020

Rules & Regulations 1. The competition is confined to the South West club area. 2. Herds will be categorised according to size. Small 5-12 Breeding Females Medium 13-30 Breeding Females Large 30+ Breeding Females Note: A “Breeding Female” is considered a female who has had at least one calf born before the closing date of [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:06:05+01:00September 16th, 2020|Limousin News, South 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|

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|Limousin News, Sales 2018, 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+01:00October 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+01:00September 12th, 2017|Limousin News, South West Club|