The Irish Limousin Cattle Society has secured a 10c/kg bonus for pedigree cows and stock bulls with Tipperary-based meat processor, Ashbourne Meats. The partnership will see the processor pay an additional 10c/kg on top of the base quote – on any given week – for these animals that meet a certain specification.

The bonus will be paid on pedigree Limousin cows grading R+ to U with a fat score 3- to 4+, and stock bulls grading E or U with any fat score. Farmers with these animals must present the animal’s pedigree cert on the day of slaughter to avail of this bonus; animals with certs presented after slaughter will not be eligible for payment.

Prices: Week starting 11/07/22

Stock bulls:

  • E Grade: €3.65/kg + 10c/kg
  • U Grade: €3.60/kg + 10c/kg


  • U Grade: €5.00/kg + 10c/kg
  • R+ Grade: €4.90/kg + 10c/kg

Anyone that would like to book their animals in for slaughter, can contact Ashbourne Meats Procurement Manager, Willie McCormack, directly on: 0858502994

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