The annual ‘Limousin Day’ sale at Newark Livestock Market is fast approaching and will be held on Saturday 11th April. This day has now grown into the largest sale of pedigree Limousin cattle held annually in the United Kingdom.
Following ten very successful years the 2015 ‘Limousin Day’ sale sees a mighty 312 pedigree Limousin cattle entered along with 259 Limousin sired commercial cattle. Within the pedigree offering is 72 bulls to be sold for the first time as an official British Limousin Cattle Society Collective Bull Sale.
The pedigree cattle offered also features Production Sales from the noted Brockhurst Herd of Messrs WJ & M Mash, Torrington Farm, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, and the Honesberie Herd of Mr N Hollick, Honesberie Farms, Southam, Warwickshire. There will also be a Dispersal Sale of the Poolehall Herd of Mr & Mrs N Matthews, Applecross Farm, Bridgenorth, Shropshire.
In all the 312 pedigree Limousin cattle comprise of:
55 In-calf Cows with 39 calves at foot
37 In-calf Heifers
108 Maiden Heifers.
In addition to the pedigree cattle there are 259 Limousin-sired commercial cattle catalogued for the day.
MARTIN IRVINE TO JUDGE THE BULLS
On the morning of the sale Martin Irvine of the noted Anside Herd, Braehead Farm, Banffs, Moray will be the man in the middle when he judges the pre-sale show of bulls.
CATALOGUES OUT SOON!
Keep an eye on the Society’s website where we will post a link to the catalogue as soon as it becomes available which will be very soon. The catalogue will carry the usual pedigree and performance information and all the details and timetables of the sale
So there is ‘something for everyone’ when all roads point to Newark Livestock Market and the 2015 ‘Limousin Day’ on Saturday April 11th!