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Irish Limousin Cattle Society, Kilglass, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork

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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 >>>

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

2016 National Hall of Fame Awards Fiona Gilsenan

This year’s National Hall of Fame Award winner for the ILCS is Mrs. Fiona Gilsenan of Ardglasson Limousin’s based in Kells, Co. Meath. Since the purchase of a Foundation female in 1983, the name Ardglasson has become synonymous with excellent Limousin Livestock, which are much in demand from both the home and UK markets. View report >>>

Keen interest from near and far for Limousin at Athenry sale

A packed ringside witnessed the Irish Limousin Cattle Society annual Athenry sale on Thursday the 14th April. This sale met with an 86% clearance rate and a price range from a top of €7,000 to €1,700. The average selling price was €3,291, up significantly from last year’s average of €2,720. View report >>>

Fantastic demand for Limousin continues at Kilkenny Bull Sale

Kilkenny Agricultural Society Limited held their second Bull Show and Sale of 2016 on Wednesday the 13th April 2016 at Kilkenny Co-Op Livestock Market, Cillín Hill, Kilkenny. There was an 100% clearance of the 16 Limousin bulls that were presented for sale, with prices ranging from €1,700 to €4,300 and an average price of €2971. View report >>>

Roscrea handling and judging workshop and Clippers Ireland demo

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March 2016: LMX calves from the Dairy herd commanding top prices at Castleisland Mart

The South West Limousin Club were active with their first undertaking of 2016 at Castleisland Co-op Livestock Mart in Castleisland, Co. Kerry where they held a LMX Calf Show & Sale on Easter Monday the 28th March. View report >>>

Tullamore Sale – March 19th 2016: Nationwide demand for Limousin at Tullamore Sale

The Irish Limousin Cattle Society held their second show and sale for 2016 at Tullamore mart on Saturday the 19th March. Tullamore Sale saw a strong clearance rate of 85% with a top price of €4,600 and an average price of €3,168 for bulls.  View report >>>

Kilkenny Bull sale 18th March 2016, Limousin recorded the highest clearance rate of all breeds on the day with 79%. The breed also recorded the highest average increase in price of €280 to €2,930. Top price in the Limousin section went to Galbally Jones selling for €4,300. View report >>>

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Top 20 Pedigree Limousin Replacement Index Cows from HerdPlus

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Veterinary Bull Fertility Examination

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Limousin Short Gestation Recommended Sire List 2016

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Irish YMA team make it two in a row

Congratulations to the Irish Young Members team of Rachel Maloney, April Higgins, Owen Hester and Aidan Kinahan who retained the Anglo-Irish YMA title on Saturday 21st November. Read more >>>



2016 Irish Limousin National Show Friday 26th August at Kilkenny Mart - Pedigree and Commercial  classes Click here to view classes >>>

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Newford Suckler Demonstration Farm Open Day on Wednesday 25th May, Athenry Co. Galway, 2pm-7pm. Click here for further details>>

Cork Limousin Club meeting will take place at the Munster Agriculture Society Office, Bishopstown on Thursday 26th May at 8pm.

South West Young Members Club Final will take place on Saturday 28th May at 4pm on the farm of Sean Ryan, Cappamore. If attending please contact Avril on 089 2276784.

Dispersal sale of Thomastown Pedigree Limousin Herd takes place on Bank Holiday Monday June 6th at Roscrea Mart commencing at 12 noon sharp. 166 animals on offer sold in 158 lots. For further details or catalogues contact John Downey on 086 4096285. Photos and video available on Thomastown Limousin facebook page. View catalogue >>>

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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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