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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