1. A

    Luing x Lim

    Has anyone here tried a limmy bull onto Luing cows? Just a cross I’ve never really seen? Colours would be good and have a more valuable calf and can’t see too many downsides or is it just the Sim/luing is tried and tested so fowk stick with it?
  2. jacobl741

    Limousin bulls

    Selection of pedigree Limousin bulls for sale Buxton Derbyshire, 12-18 months old. Well bred and very quiet
  3. Chasingmytail

    CTS - register twins?

    I assume you cant enter twins on CTS ? Dont want to enter one calf to find I cant enter another to same dam. Or do I have the joy of phoning?
  4. Matthew Britton


    I guess you are in the same boat over there with a lack of large animal vets but if any of you know a large animal vet looking for a change of scene then my vet is looking. They would happily take on a vet couple. We are in the middle of French cattle Country with mainly charolais and limousin...
  5. F


    Have finally bought some pedigree cows and calves with a few more to come, i know its an expense but how much hassle is it register and keep these cattle pedigree and their next calves. This is only a small herd (25ish) cows to clear up fields a cannot cut for my haylage business,I’m not...
  6. Mr Jones

    Should i begin to get slightly worried

    Cow served on 21 July 2020 to a lim'young bull - hence the survey from a certain ai company's Still no closer to calving today, have put my arm in, all normal. Wouldn't be the first time said company has inseminated a cow to a different bull. And the endings never turned out great when it...
  7. L

    Wanted Pedigee bull

    Anyone thinking of selling a calm natured ,easy calving bull with good health status ? Or any thing coming up for auction ?
  8. J

    Beef shorthorn x Fr Heifer calves

    Hi, looking for peoples thoughts on some calves I've bought ages ranging from Feb 2020 to June 2020 and wondering how many would put them to the bull/AI this year and what would you put them to?
  9. B

    Advice and/or tips

    Had a cow to c-section on Monday night, all well but obviously cow needs a course of pen strep but she has turned very nasty to the point I can’t even get her in a crush and am obviously bothered not to damage her wound by hassling her too much. Has anyone any advice on how I can get her...
  10. O

    Easy calving A.I bull

    Looking at getting some limousin semen from genus or cogent for some Angus and limousin X heifers, any recommendations? Must be easy calving, or any other breeds?
  11. Cmoran

    Dexter limousin cross

    I’ve just purchased a short legged dexter in a fit of madness!! I’m going to put her to my limousin bull (1000kgs) we never had to pull a calf in the 5 years I’ve had him will the dexter be ok to calf from him?
  12. Agriland RSS

    Strict Covid-19 controls in place for Stirling bull sales

    Written by William Kellett United Auctions’ strict regulations and security controls with regards to Covid-19 will continue for the May Stirling bull sales, in line with Scottish government guidance. The auction will see 248 pedigree bulls and females put forward for the live sales at Stirling...
  13. cattlemadpembs

    Suckler cow enterprise question

    Hi We are quite new to the suckler cow businesses after being in stores for 8 years. We have now had 26 cows calves with strong calves at foot. What do you find the most profitable...?? Sell the calves off the cows?/sell the cows off alone?/ sell cows with calves at foot? They are all hereford...
  14. M

    Farms for sale

    As we enter into the busy time of year for farm sales, is everyone seeing an increase in farms in the local area or are people sitting tight? Recent years have seen a drop in farm sales with uncertainty surrounding Brexit and Farm support. Now with all this a lot more certain, will we see an...
  15. C

    Calf disbudding service

    Hi I’m looking for someone to come and disbudd 20-25 calves 3-6weeks old...Iv only just started calf rearing so Iv not got the irons or a crate bought yet.. Can anyone recommend anyone please
  16. Henarar

    Extra costs for pedigree bulls

    Over the years on TFF extra costs for producing pedigree cattle has been discussed, I have made no secret of the fact that I didn't think the extra cost was that much over the cost for society membership and animal registration fees. I thought that over the years as we produced more pedigree...
  17. Old Tip

    Limousin Society

    I noted with intrest the recent statement by the chairman of the Limousin society re abuse of its staff on social media. I know there have been some strange goings on but didn’t realise it had got that bad. Being a board member and trustee of a few organisations it seems the folk with off centre...
  18. Bald Rick

    Farming and the ageing process

    Comments in the H&S thread got me thinking as I’m now within a few months of turning 60. I suppose I am increasingly a bit of a liability. I won’t drive tractors unless forced to but any machine has to be hitched on for me; Mechanical jobs take me longer as I like to get everything just so -...
  19. O

    Pelvic measure.

    Looking at keeping some Angus and limousin bulling heifers back this year. We've never pelvic measured before, but would like to know is it worth the expense and does it reduce calving problems? Tia
  20. Seth470

    Wanted Weaned Bull Calves

    Wanted Charolais, Limousines, Aberdeen Angus, Herefords Bulls roughly 4-5 months old Dont Mind Crosses.