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 >>>
Dispersal Sale of one of Irelands largest pedigree Limousin herds, the Rosemount Herd. Over 100 head for sale. Sale includes cows with calves at foot, in-calf cows, maiden heifers and young bulls.
The Rosemount herd was started in 1985 with the purchase of a cow and 2 young bulls from Eric Cuttle’s herd in Co. Down. The herd has been developed using sires such as Ibis, Ferry, Mas du Clo Navarin, Nenuphar and Pacha 19.Over the years dams were also purchased from Barnhill, Reask, Drumagoon and Carwin Herds.
Auction will be conducted by George Candler on the farm of Tony Kinahan, Curragh, Rosemount, Moate Co. Westmeath on November 30th. Sale starts at 12 noon sharp. Phone 090 6436123 for further details. Contact George Candler Auctioneer on 086 2544465 View catalogue >>>
The Best Suckler Dam, Feed Efficiency, Easy Calving, Weight Gain, Carcase
There is a view, that there has been a loss of focus in suckling and beef breeding. The basic requirement of any business or enterprise is to generate profit. Has the focus been too much on the top animal, the top price, the super cow and calf, the show weanling, and high indices but with low reliability, instead of the more mundane but critically important profit generators.Read more >>>