Limousin

Leitrim heifer raffle draws huge interest

Leitrim heifer raffle draws huge interest

A raffle with a Limousin heifer as second prize being held to raise funds for a Leitrim clubhouse has captured...

September 29, 2021

Limousin heifer with Irish genetics sells for record breaking 250,000gns

Limousin heifer with Irish genetics sells for record breaking 250,000gns

Irish genetics excelled at a recent sale of pedigree Limousin females held in Carlisle on Friday (January 29) from the...

February 1, 2021

Irish Limousin Cattle Society breed secretary steps down

Irish Limousin Cattle Society breed secretary steps down

The Irish Limousin Cattle Society (ILCS) confirmed on Friday (October 9) that the current breed secretary Paul Sykes is to...

October 13, 2020

‘I can look at any breed and I appreciate every breed; the best of any breed I will admire’

‘I can look at any breed and I appreciate every breed; the best of any breed I will admire’

Richard O’Beirne, the well-known pedigree breeder, will disperse the females of his renowned Limousin herd – Millburn Limousin – on...

August 25, 2020

Jaegerbomb owner to hold dispersal sale of herd

Jaegerbomb owner to hold dispersal sale of herd

The herd which was at the centre of Ballinloan Jaegerbomb saga has announced its decision to hold a dispersal sale...

January 16, 2020

Limousin show and sale to take place this week

Limousin show and sale to take place this week

A Limousin show and sale which will include a dispersal event is set to take place this week in Co....

October 7, 2019

Pedigree Limousin up for grabs in ‘Orchard County’ fundraiser

Pedigree Limousin up for grabs in ‘Orchard County’ fundraiser

A Limousin cattle breeder and a rural GAA club in Co. Armagh have teamed up to offer a pedigree Limousin...

August 12, 2019

Beef focus: Managing a 200-cow Limousin herd under drought conditions in France

Beef focus: Managing a 200-cow Limousin herd under drought conditions in France

Ireland was not the only country hit by the drought in 2018; countries all over Europe have been impacted in...

November 4, 2018

Myostatin testing: Is more info needed when choosing bulls?

Myostatin testing: Is more info needed when choosing bulls?

As the quest to refine and improve farmers’ decisions on optimal breeding for Limousin cattle continues, the topic of myostatin...

October 11, 2018

Contract rearing: ‘It puts certainty around your bills each month’

Contract rearing: ‘It puts certainty around your bills each month’

Having ventured into the world of contract rearing dairy heifers in recent years, Kieran Henry from Co. Sligo has yet...

October 5, 2018

Pedigree Limousin heifer tops sale at €16,800

Pedigree Limousin heifer tops sale at €16,800

A pedigree Limousin heifer bred by Tom Bailey of Bailey Limousins topped a premium production sale that took place on Monday,...

June 5, 2018

‘Huge interest’ in upcoming pedigree Limousin sale

‘Huge interest’ in upcoming pedigree Limousin sale

There has been “huge interest” in an upcoming pedigree Limousin sale, according to breeder Tom Bailey of Bailey Limousins. Scheduled...

May 29, 2018

Pics and prices: Charolais bull calf hits €580 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Pics and prices: Charolais bull calf hits €580 at Ballyjamesduff Mart

Ballyjamesduff Mart’s weekly cattle sale took place on Tuesday last (May 15) and a large crowd attended. Some 1,000 cattle...

May 17, 2018

‘Majestic’ Derry bull fetches 35,000gns at Carlisle

‘Majestic’ Derry bull fetches 35,000gns at Carlisle

An impressive 16 bulls – including sale-topper Derry bull Ampertaine Majestic – fetched five-figure sums at Carlisle’s British Limousin sale...

May 9, 2018

Judge manages a ‘cracker’ with Carmorn Nutcracker

Judge manages a ‘cracker’ with Carmorn Nutcracker

Female prices were up more than £500 (€571) on last year at the 2018 British Limousin Cattle Society’s May Day Show...

May 9, 2018

Mart trade: 80 entered for Limousin spring sale

Mart trade: 80 entered for Limousin spring sale

A total of 80 animals – including 64 bulls and 16 females – have been entered for next week’s Limousin...

May 1, 2018

Jaegerbomb: Society weighing up changes

Jaegerbomb: Society weighing up changes

The possibility of policy changes in the wake of the Jaegerbomb saga is set to come under discussion at the...

April 5, 2018

Jaegerbomb owner: ‘I thought of selling everything and quitting’

Jaegerbomb owner: ‘I thought of selling everything and quitting’

The owner of champion AI bull Ballinloan Jaegerbomb has warned the mix-up could have cost millions in compensation had the...

April 3, 2018