Sales 2020

//Sales 2020

Clew Bay Panda the star of the final sale of 2020 -Tuam 11th December

The final sale of 2020 took place in Tuam on Friday evening the 11th December. Prices ranged from €1800 to €5050 for bulls. €5050 - CLEW BAY PANDA Topping the sale at €5,050  was the outstanding CLEW BAY PANDA from Padraic Golden, Westport, Co Galway. Panda is a striking son of Mereside Godolphin [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:03:39+01:00December 18th, 2020|Limousin News, Sales 2020|

Excellent clearance rate at inaugural North West club heifer sale

The North West club held a sale of pedigree females in Elphin Mart on Monday evening December 7th 2020. On offer was a number of pre-inspected females from well established herds. Topping the sale was the incalf heifer Milan Picalilli from well known breeders Donie and Maura McKeon, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo. Picalilli is a daughter [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:04:06+01:00December 9th, 2020|Limousin News, North West Club, Sales 2020|

Baileys Nora hits the Jackpot at Baileys & Grangeford Red Ladies sale

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BAILEYS HERD FROM TOM BAILEY The Baileys Limousin herd was founded in 1998 with the purchase of 8 heifers that year. There are sixty cows currently in the herd with four cows being used in our flushing programme. The herd has bred some outstanding males and females in the past years. [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:04:22+01:00December 9th, 2020|Limousin News, Sales 2020|

Ernevalley Powerhouse powers to the top at Online Premier Sale

Covid 19 restrictions put paid to our annual visit to Roscrea for our October Premier sale – which was very disappointing, the decision was made to hold the sale ONLINE – this took place on Wednesday the 4th of November at 7pm. The auction was hosted by Denis Barrett. Prior to the sale 15 catalogued [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:04:45+01:00November 5th, 2020|Limousin News, Sales 2020|

Rescheduled Premier Sale – Guidelines

The Irish Limousin Cattle Society regrets to inform breeders and customers that they have had no option but to postpone the premier sale scheduled for Roscrea on October 26th. In conjunction with the management of Roscrea mart we were in discussions with the Tipperary DVO to try and reach agreeable protocols that would allow the [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:06:58+01:00October 23rd, 2020|Limousin News, Sales 2020|

Elite Ice Cream heifer sells for €9,500 at Roundhill & Castleview Genetic Advantage sale

Three herds based in the South West came together on Saturday 12th September in Roscrea Mart to host a heifer and embryo sale. This sale was the eighth Genetic Advantage sale on behalf of the renowned Roundhill, Castleview and Ballybrown herds. With strict Covid guidelines adhered to the sale was also conducted online by Martbids [...]

By |2020-09-14T22:39:35+01:00September 14th, 2020|Limousin News, Sales 2020|

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|Limousin News, North West Club, Sales 2020|

Exceptional Standard of Limousins at Gort Weanling show & Sale

Last night, Thursday August 20th, saw the annual show & sale of Limousin & Belgian Blue Autumn weanlings in Gort Co-operative Mart, Co. Galway. The standard of calves especially in the Limousin bull section was such that many farmers who left home perhaps confident of taking a rosette were disappointed from a showing perspective but [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:08:26+01:00August 21st, 2020|Limousin News, Nationwide Mart Prices, Sales 2020|