The South West Limousin Club held a Commercial Breeding Heifer Sale in conjunction with the weekly cattle sale at Castleisland mart on Wednesday the 28th March. There was a large entry of excellent quality Limousin heifers on offer.

John O’Connor was once again tasked with judging the heifers.

John gave first prize to a red Limousin heifer – she weighed 406kg and made €1155. This heifer was owned by Batt O’Callaghan, Newmarket.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second prize went to a black heifer from John O’Sullivan, Tournafulla. This heifer was just gone a year old she weighed 424kg and returned a price of €950.

 

 

 

 

 

Some of the other prices achieved at Castleisland Commercial Limousin breeding heifer sale are detailed in the table below:

Weight (KG)Selling Price
552€1,385
504€1,235
498€1,400
498€1,100
460€1,110
452€1,115
440€1,070
438€1,100
436€1,140
432€1,030
424€950
418€1,020
386€1,000
334€825
332€890

Commercial Calf show and sale

On Monday the 16th April we will have our Commercial Calf sale – with prizes for both the vendors and purchasers of the top three heifer calves and the top three bull calves.

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