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Dispersal of the Thomastown herd

The Thomastown Limousin herd, one of the foremost herds in the Irish Limousin Cattle Society herdbook, was dispersed on Bank holiday Monday the 6th June, 2016 at Roscrea Mart, in front of a packed crowd. The sale comprised of 166 top quality Limousin cattle, all of which sold, with a price range from €8,800 to €1,500. View report >>>

North West Limousin Club YMA Team selection 2016

The North West Club YMA team selection Event was held in Roscommon Mart on Friday 20th of May. Master Judge for the Evening was Richard O Beirne from the Milburn Limousin herd based in Tuam Co Galway. He was ably assisted by John McInerney of the Drummin Limousin Herd based in Newmarket on Fergus Co Clare. Read more >>> 

South West Limousin Club YMA Team selection 2016

The South West Limousin Club held their YMA team selection on Saturday the 28th May 2016 on the farm of Sean and Paddy Ryan, Cappamore, Co. Limerick. Read more >>>

Limousin sale attracts Connacht based buyers

The concluding spring Irish Limousin Cattle Society sale was held on Saturday 21st May at Roscommon Mart. This sale had a catalogue entry of 90 bulls and 15 females. The sale met with a good clearance rate of 85% and an average price of €2,870 for bulls and 1,894 for heifers. This sale had a much larger entry than previous years which resulted in both averages being slightly down on last year’s sale. Bulls sold with a price range of €2,000 to €5,400, while heifers ranged from €1,500 to €2,900.  View report >>>

Premier Bull and Heifer Sale Roscrea May 2016:

The Irish Limousin Cattle Society held their Premier show and Sale at Roscrea Mart on Monday 16th May, 2016. This sale incorporated both Males and Females, with 84 males catalogued and 33 females. George Candler took charge of auctioneering duties for the bulls. The Limousin breed continues to grow in popularity, reflected in the clearance rate of 78%. The average price for bulls of €3859 was an increase of €155 from last year’s corresponding sale. Prices ranged from €1,800 to €8,000. View report >>>

Balmoral Show 2016


Ardnacrusha Jaguar “Overall Male Champion” Congratulations to Donal Moloney, Ardnacrusha, Co. Clare



Veterinary Bull Fertility Examination

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Limousin Short Gestation Recommended Sire List 2016


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2016 Irish Limousin National Show  Friday 26th August at Kilkenny Mart - Pedigree and Commercial classes 

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North East Young Members Club Final takes place on Friday 24th June at 7pm on the farm of Paddy Clerkin, Ballyjamesduff. If attending contact Paddy on 086 2753739 on/before Monday 20th June.

North East Limousin herds competition presentation and social night in Lakeside Manor, Virginia on Friday 1st July 2016. Everyone welcome and entrants to herd competition urged to be there. Tickets available at €20 contact Eddie Lynch (086 822 9210) Noel Gill (086 879 853) or Philip Crowe (086 0743931). Elite Embryo Auction on the night, phone bids will be taken, contact Eddie, Noel or Philip for further details.

Irish Limousin YMA National Final Competition takes place on Saturday 2nd July 2016 in Roscrea Mart commencing at 11.30am

South East Limousin Club Meeting takes place on Thursday 7th July at 8pm in the Spring Hill Hotel, Co. Kilkenny. Guest speakers on the night are Leo Forkan (Mayo Animal Health) & Dan O’Mahony

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It is fantastic to see breeders from all over the world have reached our Facebook page. It is an honour for the Irish Limousin Cattle Society to host the International Limousin Congress and we want to make the 2016 Congress one to remember!

Please be sure to share this facebook page with friends and family as we will keep you posted with relevant information leading up to and during the event.

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