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+00:00 October 20th, 2017|South West Club|

Irish bloodlines performing very well in the UK

It was great to see at the recent British Limousin Society Autumn Bull Sale, held in Carlisle on Saturday 14th of October, a number of bulls with Irish bloodlines in their pedigree. The bulls sold in Carlisle are sold in guineas. Selling for 20,000gns was Grahams Michael, a June 2016 born embryo son of Ampertaine [...]

By | 2017-10-16T01:48:54+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Limousin News|

Carnew Mart Annual Weanling Show and Sale 27/09/17

Carnew Mart, Lower Main Street, Carnew, Co. Wicklow held its annual Weanling Show and Sale on Wednesday 27/09/17. A large entry of 725 Weanlings with excellent quality and strong demand from both feeders and exporters. Quality LMX bulls sold generally between €2.50 and €2.90 per kg.   Bulls No. offered Weight Price Price/kg 5 436kg [...]

By | 2018-01-31T01:01:50+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Limousin News, South East Club|

Glenamaddy Show

Glenamaddy Agricultural Show was held at Glenamaddy Equestrian Centre on Sunday October 1st, 2017. The show runs concurrently with Glenamaddy Ploughing Championships which take place in surrounding lands. The Equestrian Centre played a major part in last year's International Limousin Congress when it played host to the North West club and the visiting delegates from all [...]

By | 2017-10-09T21:25:10+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Limousin News, North West Club|

Eyrecourt Herd Dispersal Sale

The entire Eyrecourt pedigree Limousin herd of John Murphy, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway came to auction on Saturday 30th September 2017 in Roscrea mart. John has changed his farming system. A lively trade met with a price range of €7,600 to €1,300. The buyers consisted of established breeders along with many first time pedigree Limousin purchasers. [...]

By | 2018-01-31T01:03:30+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Limousin News, North West Club|

Irish Limousin at the Ploughing 2017

Europe's biggest outdoor event "The National Ploughing Championship" was held from the 19th to 21st September in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. As this is the largest gathering of the Agricultural Community, we take up residence in the Big Red Barn for the duration of the event. In the week prior to the Ploughing a busy [...]

By | 2017-09-25T23:50:15+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Limousin News|

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+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Limousin News, South West Club|