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Shows 2014:

National Young Members Workshop Results – Team to represent Ireland at Antrim show on 26th July 2014 as follows:

  • Shannon Kinihan
  • Melvin Masterson
  • Orla Curtin
  • Eamon O’Donovan

View full report >>> Photos available on flickr click here >>>

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Male and Female of the year details, qualifying shows and rules. Click here >>>

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South West club proposed bus trip to Limousin breeders in Clare & Galway a Saturday in early September.

If interested please text your name and number of people travelling to Brendan Curtin at 087 3850399 by Monday 28th July. Final decision will be based on level of interest

North East club are hosting a haltered/unhaltered female sale in Carnaross Mart on Tue 16th Sep 2014. Open to all heifers over 400kg maiden or incalf. Please contact club secretary Noel Gill 0868798538 for entry forms. Closing date for entries is 31st July 2014

Northern Ireland Limousin Championships on the 26th July 2014 at Antrim Show. This will be followed by a farm open evening to be held at Larkhill Pedigree Herd, with a BBQ, Farm Walk and entertainment. Unfortunately the proposed farm visits to the Trueman and Ampertatine Herds on Friday the 25th and to the Jalex commercial herd on Sunday 27th have been cancelled. Please note that the North East club farm visits to Northern Ireland will go ahead as planned.

South East Club - Calf Championships 2014 - Tinahely show - Monday 4th August: Please note Tinahely show has printed incorrect details for the South East calf finals. The classes will be as follows:

 CLASS 88 - BULL CALF - BORN ON OR BETWEEN 01/09/2013 - 31/12/2013 CLASS 89 - BULL CALF - BORN ON OR AFTER 01/01/2014 CLASS 90 - HEIFER CALF - BORN ON OR BETWEEN 01/09/2013 - 31/12/2013 CLASS 91 - HEIFER CALF - BORN ON OR AFTER 01/01/2014"

National Heifer Finals to be held at Cappamore Show on Saturday 16th August. All entries direct to Cappamore show. Closing date for entries is Friday 8th August.

North East Club - Calf Championships 2014 - Virginia show - Wednesday 20th August . Please note Virginia show has printed incorrect details for the North East calf finals. Click here to download class list.

Clare Calf Championships Venue Kildysart Agri Show on Saturday 2-8-2014 PRIZES for 1st 2nd 3rd €100 €60 €40 with a specially engraved Award for Exhibitor with most entries. Classes for Male and Female

Best Calf Born Between

  • Aug 1st ____________Oct 31st 2013
  • Nov 1st ____________Dec 31st 2013
  • Jan 1st_____________March 31st 2014
  • April 1st____________Onwards 2014

General enquiries to:-Chairman Donal Moloney 087 2897040 or PRO John Shannon 086 8119040

ALSO A Senior Heifer Class for SENIOR PEDIGREE HEIFER BORN BEFORE 31st JULY 2013 MAIDEN OR INCALF

All entries to the following Dan O’Connell 086 8368866 or email kildysartshow@eircom.net Reminder for new Exhibitors in particular not to forget to apply for a movement permit for show day and how to apply.

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Week commencing July 14th

Killdays: Monday / Wednesday / Friday

STOCK BULLS

Grade

Limousin with Cert

Other

U

280c/kg

270c/kg

COWS OVER 350KGS

Grade

LMX & Others

Limousin & Cert

E

370c/kg

380c/kg

U+

350c/kg

360c/kg

U=, U-

350c/kg

360c/kg

R=,R+

335c/kg

345c/kg

R-

330c/kg

340c/kg

O-800lbs

310c/kg

310c/kg

O-700lbs

305c/kg

305c/kg

HEIFERS U/30 QUALITY ASSURED

  272 - 360kgs

375 Grid

Q.A. BONUS NOW 12C/KG

BULLOCKS U/30 QUALITY ASSURED

          300- 420kgs

370 Grid

Import Animals – Prices and kill to be arranged

Donal Moloney (South &West) 0872897040, John Connell (North East) 087 7623252, Pat Bruen (North West) 086 2654512 Peter Tormey ( Central) 087 4157379

Pedigree bulls over 475 kgs carcass and under 24mths Contact: Dan O’Mahony 087 2306904

Roundhill 2014

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LM with FR Cow 100pxFEATURE: More and more dairy farmers using Limousin to maximise farm profit.

Using a Limousin bull on dairy cows is an excellent choice to increase farm profit. It makes no sense to use dairy breeds on all cows, especially with improved sexed semen technology, low male calf value, and that not all cows would in the norm be selected to breed dairy replacements. Read more >>>

Cleary Cattle smallFEATURE: HARD WORKING COWS IN TIPPERARY

Teagasc researchers frequently point out that suckler farming requires a hard working cow. There is no doubt that on the farms of John and Willie Cleary, outside Nenagh, the cows are hard working. Read more >>>

International Limousin Congress Argentina 2014 - 2nd to 10th of November.

The 2014 Canadian National Limousin Show and Sale will take place November 27-28 at the Canadian Western Agribition in Regina, Saskatchewan.

International guests are invited to apply for the Incoming Buyers Program which offers qualified buyers 50% reimbursement of hotel and travel costs (to a maximum of $1500CDN). Do not delay to submit your request:
http://www.agribition.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/IBP-Application_fillable1.pdf

Whatever the weather – Limousin perform better!

Quality Limousin commercial cattle achieving great prices in the sales ring

Following are some prices for commercial Limousin cattle from across the country in the last few days. These prices show that even in difficult trading Limousin cattle are always in demand, with returns like this – Can you afford not to breed Limousin!

Thurles Mart - Monday 7th July

Heifer 460kgs - €1,170 2.54/kg

Heifer 280kgs - €870 3.11/kg

Heifer 385kgs - €940 2.44/kg

Bullock 390kgs - €1,000 2.56/kg

Bullock 335kgs - €990 2.96/kg

Bullock 415kgs - €1,055 ,2.54/kg

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €1,810

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €1,960

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €1,950

Cow with Cow with calf at foot: - €2,050

Sat. 28th June - Ballinasloe Weanling Sale

Weanling Bulls: 385kg - €1040; 435kg - €1005.

Weanling Heifers: 415kg - €920; 315kg - €890.

Cow with calf at foot: €1660; €1600.

Sat. 28th June - Balla Mart

Bullocks: 390kg - €1090; 650kg - €1370.

Heifers: 345kg - €930;

Weanling Bulls: 330kg - €715; 430kg - €1100.

Cow with heifer calf at foot: - €1775.

Cull cows: 870kg - €1840.

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