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|

Queenshead Altea son Grange Lucky is top performer at Granard Sale

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 | 2018-06-27T00:57:30+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Limousin News|

Kilkenny Multibreed Bull Sales 2018

Kilkenny Agricultural Society Limited hold three multi-breed Bull sales - in March, April and May. The sales are held at Kilkenny Co-Op Livestock Market, Cillín Hill, Kilkenny. The sales have bulls from seven different breeds – Hereford, Friesian, Simmental, Aberdeen Angus, Charolais and Limousin. Well known auctioneer George Candler took the podium for the Limousin bulls. [...]

By | 2018-05-21T02:12:18+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Limousin News|

Major success for Leitrim born bull at Roscommon Show and Sale

The Reserve Junior Champion Brackan Major scooped the top price at Roscommon show and Sale, held in Roscommon mart on Saturday 19th May. The sale had a clearance rate of 73% of the bulls presented with an average price of €2,951. Brackan Major was presented at the show and sale by his breeder Padraig Gormley, Carrigallen, [...]

By | 2018-05-22T11:15:19+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News|

National Hall of Fame Awards 2018

The National Hall of Fame Awards for 2018 were presented at the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone on Saturday 12th May. The awards are now in their 16th year and recognise the achievements and commitment of the worthy recipients in three categories: Bovine, Equine and Ovine. Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment was [...]

By | 2018-05-15T19:26:19+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Limousin News|

Mayo bull Logrea Mr. Muscle tops May Premier sale

An outstanding Lodge Hamlet son took the top price of €6,750 at the May Premier sale, held in Roscrea on Monday 14th May. Logrea Mr. Muscle, a January 2017 born bull had caught the eye of the judge Mr. Adam Watson in the show arena the evening before where he was tapped out as Senior [...]

By | 2018-05-16T23:56:47+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Sales 2018, Limousin News|