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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 |2020-09-23T19:05:01+01:00September 23rd, 2020|Limousin News|

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 |2020-09-23T00:13:16+01:00September 16th, 2020|Limousin News|

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, Sale 2020|

Ashbourne Meats Limousin bonus on Stock bulls & <60 month old cows prices 6th September 2020

Ashbourne Meats Roscrea WEEK COMMENCING:6TH September 2020 STOCK BULLS GRADE U      285C/KG + 10C LM CERT BONUS - Bulls must be in herd for 70 days before Slaughter. Cows LM LMX GRADE E,U+, U= 375C/KG 370C/KG          GRADE U-, R+  360C/KG 355C/KG COWS MUST BE 60 Months & Under Weight 350 to [...]

By |2020-09-11T11:52:16+01:00September 11th, 2020|Limousin News|

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 |2020-09-03T22:34:08+01:00September 1st, 2020|Limousin News|

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 |2020-08-27T16:09:38+01:00August 21st, 2020|Limousin News|

Progressive Genetics Free Draw

PROGENY PICTURES? 🐂🐃🐄🐂🐃🐂🐃🐄🐂🐃🐂🐃 Everyone who sends Progressive Genetics progeny pictures between the 27th July and the 21st August, will be entered in a draw and their progeny pictures will be considered for the next Beef Catalogue (and also the next Prestige Catalogue), these publications reach a very substantial audience. Prize fund of €500!🏆🥇🥈🥉 Progressive Genetics [...]

By |2020-07-31T10:30:27+01:00July 31st, 2020|Limousin News|