limousin

  1. BVD Zero News

    BVDzero award winner â the risk of buying pregnant cattle

    BVDzero award winner â the risk of buying pregnant cattle The winning entry in the 2018 BVDzero award was submitted by vet Anna Bruguera Sala from Alnorthumbria Vet Group, Rothbury. The entry was one of 30 from all over Europe in the biennial competition. Anna’s case study examined the...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Opening the gates of progressive beef farming enterprises

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The National Beef Association (NBA) have today confirmed that the farm tours, part of their annual event NBA Beef Expo, will feature a large beef finishing unit, and one of the foremost Limousin breeders in the north of England. Opening their farm gates...
  3. Ritchie Agriculture News

    Bigwood Goes Beefy

    Bigwood Goes Beefy Brean farmer Richard Bigwood and his family have certainly experienced their fair share of life’s ‘ups and downs’, being coastal farmers on the Somerset Levels. As Britain’s weather pattern changes and holiday growth in the South West increases, the family have to be...
  4. BVD Zero News

    BVDzero award winner â the risk of buying pregnant cattle

    BVDzero award winner â the risk of buying pregnant cattle The winning entry in the 2018 BVDzero award was submitted by vet Anna Bruguera Sala from Alnorthumbria Vet Group, Rothbury. The entry was one of 30 from all over Europe in the biennial competition. Anna’s case study examined the...
  5. harperfarmer

    Easy calving blue bulls

    How do people get on calving to Blues!? I know gestation lengths are shorter than lims and modern types are meant to be easier calving but how easy is easy?! I've a number of 1/2 bred lims and 3/4 lims that I'd be keen to try a blue across. Would anyone put a blue back over a lim out of a blue x...
  6. alangraycattlesales.co.uk

    EW5- Newcastleton - 24 Well Bred Limousin Cross, Scottish , Farm Assured Grazing Cattle

    FOR SALE Reference: EW5- Newcastleton 24 Well Bred Limousin Cross, Scottish , Farm Assured Grazing Cattle -2 older Heifers ( 23,25 months old ) average 460kgs -3 Heifers ( 8 to 11 months old ) average 346 kgs -10 Heifers ( 8 to 11 months old ) average 297 kgs -2 Heifers ( 9 months old ) 256 kgs...
  7. S

    Pedigree cows for commercial beef

    All, What are your thoughts on using pedigree Belgian Blue cows crossed with an easy calving Limousin or Shorthorn for commercial beef ?
  8. Agriland RSS

    31% increase in Scottish farmland values in 2021

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Scottish farmland on the market increased by 63% in 2021 compared with the previous year, far ahead of the UK figure of 7%. However, supply levels still fell 36% short of the pre-Covid-19 Scottish five-year average. Values are therefore being pushed...
  9. Greythundercloudys

    Stirling bull sales.

    Those limo bulls don't seem very expensive, most around 4 grand.
  10. Db1490

    Simmental cows

    2 pedigree Simmental cows and one purebred. 9, 10 and 11 years old. Nice quiet cows, Been running with pedigree limousin bull, calved to the same Bull last year and the calves can be seen. ( now weaned) not yet pd’d but will be hopefully before sale, however 1 cow should be due to calve in March...
  11. jacobl741

    Donkey for halter breaking

    Was told by someone the other day that the best way to halter break cattle is to tie them to a donkey, simply tie up and leave the donkey to it and it will follow it around. I’ve YouTubed it and there’s plenty of videos, I thought it sounded like rubbish!! Has anyone tried it?
  12. Grahamc94

    Adding a new breed to a suckler herd

    We are currently running Angus & Hereford bulls with cows and heifers and I’m in the past we’ve also ran a limousin as well. Looking to re introduce an easy calving limousin in the near future but also looking for another breed (tired stabiliser and it wasn’t great). Looking for a breed with...
  13. roseshep

    Cover crops for sheep on an arable farm

    We're putting in more cover crops this year to carry all sheep on over winter 700 2th/4th and 600/700 REL. This winter we have been grazing stubble turnips with one mob of REL and then cover crop for the other mob of REL. Cover crops made up of: Vetch, tillage radish, rye, volunteer cereals and...
  14. Chasingmytail

    value of weaned organic angus calves

    To make a profit on the calves sold at 9 months old. What value do you put on an average steers and heifers? beef cross angus sire named. grass fed. Sold privately not through mart. Avail end of Feb. Havent weighed them yet. Seen a few on Breedr but some are extremely low in price. Got...
  15. Agriland RSS

    15 cattle removed from Limousin society herdbook

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The British Limousin Cattle Society (BLCS) has removed 15 cattle from its herdbook on the back of concern from government. Following instructions from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the society issued the following...
  16. Ffermer Bach

    Teacher sacked for kicking a horse

    Primary school teacher sacked after being caught on film kicking horse Footage of Sarah Moulds shared online by Hertfordshire Hunt Saboteurs viewed by millions in November 00:28 Huntswoman filmed appearing to kick and punch a horse – video Léonie Chao-Fong Mon 20 Dec 2021 23.05 GMT A...
  17. Sir loin

    Limousin gestation length

    Calving limousin heifers at the moment at 20 months old: 933 Lodge hamlet heifer calf 280 days gestation weighs in at 39 kilos, born 9 days ago. 942 Tomschoice nation heifer calf 286 days gestation weighs in at 41 kilos, born today. 946 in calf to Sexcel Tweedale Lennox due today but looks a...
  18. bobk

    Lord Frost resigns

    wuss
  19. Agriland RSS

    Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland A bumper entry of livestock attracted tremendous crowds for the 2021 Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) Beef and Lamb Championships. Taking the top honours in the calf ring was Chris Johnston, from Fivemiletown with his homebred baby, heifer...
  20. le bon paysan

    Now Rees Mog

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