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There is huge demand for good Limousin cattle in Balla Mart – Anthony Murphy

Managing productive and efficient suckler cows that will thrive within the Irish farming system has never been more important as the beef industry starts to plan for a new period of economical and environmental challenges. Most factors that affect suckler cow performance are influenced by their genetics, so selecting the right type of replacement heifer [...]

By |2022-05-18T17:09:11+01:00May 18th, 2022|Limousin News|

Irish-Bred Limousin Cattle Take Top Honours at Balmoral Show

The Balmoral Show is one of the most popular events on the Northern Ireland calendar. The Balmoral show sees farmers from all over Ireland - both north and south - take part. It was a great day for Irish-bred Limousin cattle - and the Limousin breed - as Limousin-sired cattle reigned Overall and Reserve Overall [...]

By |2022-05-13T13:54:07+01:00May 13th, 2022|Limousin News|

Cork Limousin Club Raise €25,565 for the Kevin Bell Trust

The Cork Limousin Club are delighted to announce they have raised €25,565 in aid of the Kevin Bell Trust in memory of Timmy Kelleher - the son of well-known club members, Tony and Bernie Kelleher. The charity auction was held on the 15th of February 2020 at the Abbey Hotel, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork. The auction [...]

By |2022-05-12T15:37:06+01:00May 12th, 2022|Limousin News|

Roscommon Show and Sale Catalogue now available

The last Irish Limousin Society spring sale of 2022 will take place in Roscommon Mart on Saturday, May 21st. 62 bulls and 6 females are catalogued. 10 females from the Keltic Herd and 10 females from the Ballyline Herd will also be sold on the day - draft sale. View catalogue here.

By |2022-05-10T10:47:39+01:00May 4th, 2022|Limousin News|

Sizzling trade for Limousin bulls at Roscrea premier with record breaking sale

Pictured above: Ernevalley Simon went under the hammer for €6,400 for Cavan breeder, Eddie Lynch It was a day to remember for the Irish Limousin Cattle Society in Roscrea Mart on bank holiday Monday, May 2nd. The society's second premier show and sale of 2022 kicked off at 9:30am at the Tipperary-based venue, where a [...]

By |2022-05-03T14:36:02+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Limousin News|

LMX heifers sell to €3.12/kg at the South West Limousin Club Breeding Heifer Show and Sale

Pictured above: First prize winner presented for sale by Seamus O’Brien. This heifer weighed 468kg and sold for €1,440 or €3.08/kg. The South West Limousin Club held it's Breeding Heifer Show and Sale on Wednesday, April 27th in Castleisland Mart. A large entry of exceptional-quality heifers were on offer - with a top price of €1,790 [...]

By |2022-04-29T11:45:26+01:00April 29th, 2022|Limousin News|

North Eastern Limousin Club launch ‘The Last Straw’ Competition

As part of the 2021 herds prize giving ceremony - due to take place in Matthews Bar, Virginia, Co Cavan, on Friday May 6th, 2022, at 8:00pm - the North Eastern Limousin Club is proud to launch 'The Last Straw' competition, with some great prizes up for grabs - including a brand new AI flask [...]

By |2022-04-20T11:17:38+01:00April 20th, 2022|Limousin News|

Limousin Dairy Beef Breeding Programme 2022

The Irish Limousin has long been recognised as the number one continental beef sire for the dairy herd. Limousin calvesare highly valued throughout the quality beef production chain with exceptional growth, feed conversion, kill out % and carcass yields. As Limousin pedigree breeders, a core focus of our dairy beef breeding programme is to breed [...]

By |2022-04-20T10:39:18+01:00April 20th, 2022|Limousin News|

View Roscrea Premier Sale Catalogue now

The Irish Limousin Cattle Society will hold its second premier spring sale on Monday, May 2, in Roscrea Mart. The show will be live streamed on the Irish Limousin Society website and Facebook page for those that are unable to attend the event. There are a total of 41 bulls and 12 heifers cataloged and [...]

By |2022-04-19T10:04:17+01:00April 19th, 2022|Limousin News|