Limousin

Outstanding Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymena Show

Outstanding Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymena Show

An outstanding Holstein cow carried the day at this year’s Ballymena Show. The event attracted a tremendous turnout of livestock....

June 21, 2022

First-time vendor sells bull for ‘world record’ price at Carlisle

First-time vendor sells bull for ‘world record’ price at Carlisle

What has been described as a world-record paid has been paid at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s annual May bull...

May 13, 2022

Dyke bull tops solid Stirling Limousin trade at 13,500gns

Dyke bull tops solid Stirling Limousin trade at 13,500gns

A good commercial trade for Limousin bulls was led by the MacGregor’s, Milton of Campsie, at Stirling on Monday, February...

February 9, 2020

Jaegerbomb owner to hold herd dispersal sale

Jaegerbomb owner to hold herd dispersal sale

The herd which was at the centre of Ballinloan Jaegerbomb saga has announced its decision to hold a dispersal sale...

January 16, 2020

Pedigree Limousin up for grabs in ‘Orchard County’ fundraiser

Pedigree Limousin up for grabs in ‘Orchard County’ fundraiser

A Limousin cattle breeder and a rural GAA club in Co. Armagh have teamed up to offer a pedigree Limousin...

August 13, 2019

Limousin breed priorities are changing

Limousin breed priorities are changing

Beef farmers wishing to use Limousin genetics in the future will have access to a wider range of production traits,...

March 28, 2019

Farm walk set to showcase Killerton herd’s Limousin cattle

Farm walk set to showcase Killerton herd’s Limousin cattle

An autumn farm walk is set to take place at Patrick and Sheila Greed’s 700ac, Columbjohn Farm, Exeter, to view...

September 15, 2018

Highland Show: ‘Super stylish’ Limousin heifer clinches Interbreed Championship

Highland Show: ‘Super stylish’ Limousin heifer clinches Interbreed Championship

The Limousins swept up at this year’s Highland Show, clinching three of the top beef ring titles, including the Interbreed Championship....

June 26, 2018

‘Majestic’ Derry bull fetches 35,000gns at Carlisle

‘Majestic’ Derry bull fetches 35,000gns at Carlisle

An impressive 16 bulls – including sale-topper Derry bull Ampertaine Majestic – fetched five-figure sums at Carlisle’s British Limousin sale...

May 9, 2018

Judge manages a ‘cracker’ with Carmorn Nutcracker

Judge manages a ‘cracker’ with Carmorn Nutcracker

Female prices were up more than £500 (€571) on last year at the 2018 British Limousin Cattle Society’s May Day Show...

May 9, 2018

Mart trade: 80 entered for Limousin spring sale

Mart trade: 80 entered for Limousin spring sale

A total of 80 animals – including 64 bulls and 16 females – have been entered for next week’s Limousin...

May 1, 2018

Jaegerbomb: Society weighing up changes

Jaegerbomb: Society weighing up changes

The possibility of policy changes in the wake of the Jaegerbomb saga is set to come under discussion at the...

April 5, 2018

Jaegerbomb owner: ‘I thought of selling everything and quitting’

Jaegerbomb owner: ‘I thought of selling everything and quitting’

The owner of champion AI bull Ballinloan Jaegerbomb has warned the mix-up could have cost millions in compensation had the...

April 3, 2018

Beef focus: Close to 800 cattle on show at Jalex herd open day

Beef focus: Close to 800 cattle on show at Jalex herd open day

Farming in Randalstown, Co. Antrim, James and Nelson Alexander – a father-and-son team – run an in-calf heifer selling enterprise....

March 17, 2018

Limousin and Charolais lead the way in Northern calf registrations

Limousin and Charolais lead the way in Northern calf registrations

Limousin and Charolais accounted for 52.3% of calf registrations in Northern Ireland in 2016, figures from the Livestock and Meat Commission...

January 17, 2017

Elite Limousin embryo auction to take place this Friday

Elite Limousin embryo auction to take place this Friday

This Friday, July 1, the North East Limousin Club, the largest Limousin club in the Republic of Ireland, is holding an elite...

June 28, 2016

Popularity of Angus and Hereford sires rise in Northern dairy herds – LMC

Popularity of Angus and Hereford sires rise in Northern dairy herds – LMC

There was over 80,000 beef sired calves registered in Northern Ireland from dairy dams during the first 10 months of...

November 23, 2015

Pics: Sucklers top €2,410 at Castlerea dispersal sale

Pics: Sucklers top €2,410 at Castlerea dispersal sale

Plenty of buyers were on show at a dispersal sale of 52 suckler cows and calves at Castlerea Mart Roscommon...

April 7, 2015