On Wednesday the 24th October the South West Limousin Club in-conjunction with Castleisland Mart hosted a breeding heifer show and sale. Sean O’Sullivan, a Vet in the area and owner of the renowned Castleview pedigree herd was on hand to judge the heifers. A very good entry of quality heifers resulted in great demand from a packed sales room

The !st prize winning heifer was owned by Mary Kennelly of Listowel, this heifer weighed 516kg and sold for €1,180. In 2nd place was a young daughter of Elderberry Galahad (EBY), this heifer weighed 376kg and sold for €1,030, she was bred by John O’Connor.

Other weights and prices:

Weight (kg) Selling price (€)
408 840
459 975
361 890
468 1175
380 955
454 1095
472 1110
370 900
516 1170
480 1280
464 1235

Thanks to everyone in Castleisland mart – sellers, buyers and the Management and staff. Thanks also to our judge Sean and to Sarah, John and Micheal for their assistance in organising and running this sale.

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