Longford show – 1st July 2018

County Longford Show & Country Fair Venue: Lisnamuck, Co. Longford Sunday 1st July 2018 Tapped forward by Limousin judge Shane McKiernan as his 2018 Champion Limousin was Cartronfree Mount Everest Et for Martin & Gerry Davis, Castlebrock, Ballinalee, Co. Longford. Cartronfree Mount Everest Et is an outstanding September 2017 born son of Trueman Jagger and Melbreak Fairylight (a Wilodge Vantastic [...]

By | 2018-07-03T17:49:32+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Limousin News|

Limousin Factsheet – Myostatin (Double Muscling) in Limousin Cattle

Click on the following link for factsheet:  Factsheet about the Myostatin (Double Muscling) in British Limousin Cattle - Alison Glasgow, Technical Manager, British Limousin Society    

By | 2018-06-28T11:35:09+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Limousin News|

Grange Lucky is top performer at Granard Sale – 1st June 2018

Topping the sale in Granard on Friday evening the 1st of June was Grange Lucky presented for sale by Pat McGuinness, Bettystown, Co. Meath. Lucky came to the ring with a Terminal index of €151 and a replacement index of €93. He is a second prize winning  December 2016 born son of Queenshead Altea and [...]

By | 2018-06-27T12:36:52+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Limousin News|

Cork Show – 16th June 2018

Champion Limousin at Cork Show Roundhill Iondine 1496 from the herd of Bobby O'Connell. Iondine was shown with her February 2018 born Castleview Gazelle daughter Ballybrown Nina at foot. Judge for Cork show was Mr. Harry Parker from Wiltshire. Harry and his wife Jane run the noted Stourhead herd,  they are both regular visitors to Irish [...]

By | 2018-06-25T13:38:31+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Limousin News|

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin drops by the Limousin ring at Charleville show 2018

Charleville show was held on Saturday and Sunday the 23rd and 24th June 2018. Cattle classes were all held on Saturday 23rd. A good entry of Limousin cattle were put forward in front of show Judge Mr. Michael Oliver of the Lisnacrann pedigree herd based in Swinford, Co. Mayo. Michael was tasked with judging a [...]

By | 2018-06-24T03:12:55+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Limousin News, Cork Club|

Powerful Irish setting UK records

Powerful Irish bred by Philip Crowe, Lisenanagh, Ballinagh Co. Cavan is living up to his name with his offspring setting records in the UK. Born in 2013, Irish is a son of Haltcliffe Dancer and Clonlara Vixen (ET), a Grahams Samson daughter. Vixen was purchased as a maiden heifer by Philip from her breeder Colin [...]

By | 2018-06-17T02:48:19+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Limousin News|

Monaghan bred heifer Clontown Lollipop Crowned Reserve Champion Female at Balmoral

At the 150th anniversary of Balmoral Show which was held on Wednesday 16th May. A two year old Monaghan bred heifer Clontown Lollipop was awarded the Reserve Champion Female plaudits. Lollipop was tapped out by judge Mrs Mary Reynolds of the Rhu Herd, Hampshire, UK having earlier in the show won her class 611 - [...]

By | 2018-06-17T00:37:45+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Limousin News|

Inaugural female production sale: Grangeford, Ballinrahin and Baileys herds

Roscrea Mart on Bank Holiday Monday June 4th, 2018 was a hive of activity when three renowned herds – Grangeford, Ballinrahin and Baileys - came together to hold their inaugural production sale of 17 incalf and 34 maiden heifers. A tremendous line-up of top quality heifers – steeped in some of the best genetics available [...]

By | 2018-06-18T19:55:06+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Limousin News|