THE SPARKES OF LITTLE SWINBURN, HEXHAM

A family producing store cattle in north-east England has been using the Limousin as a crossing sire for two decades. Kevin Sparke and his family manage 1,000 acres of grassland at Little Swinburne, near Hexham....

Hitting Premium Prices at Chapel Farm, Magor

Commercial herd feature on Ben and Len Attewell A father and son team with a commercial suckler herd in South Wales relies on the Limousinto sire easy care cattle with good growth rates, and the...

Haltcliffe – Breeders of First Quality Bulls for the Pedigree and Commercial Market Place

A feature on the Haltcliffe herd of Messrs Ridley, Haltcliffe, Hesket New Market, Wigton, Cumbria. One of the foremost pedigree names in the United Kingdom, Haltcliffe will be the venue for the British Limousin...

“Limousin Supplying Exactly What The Market Wants”

Here we feature the Glencross Pedigree herd of Mark and Catherine Davies at Glanyfer, Crosswell, Pembrokeshire   Two years after they married, Mark and Catherine Davies were fortunate to begin farming in their own rights. Glanyfer,...

PREMIUM EARNING LIMOUSINS PRODUCING IDEAL SIZE, SHAPE AND WEIGHT

Farm feature on Andrew and Mark Brown, Asby Hall, Nr Appleby, Cumbria The Limousin is unbeatable for producing calves that can earn a premium price at that early age, says Cumbria suckled calf producer Andrew...

FLEXIBLE LIMOUSIN IS A GOOD FIT FOR BOTH SUCKLER HERD AND FINISHING ENTERPRISES

Messrs S Higgott & Son, Crown Farm, Nailstone, Leicestershire were interviewed by Richard Saunders, BLCS Development Manager, in August 2013. Photography by Andy Hunting. Robin & Julie Higgott run 130 suckler cows in tandem with...

Limousins Integrate into Sustainable South Downs Farming System

Sustainability may be the buzzword of the last decade, but it’s something Chris Passmore has always strived to achieve in his mixed farming system.   Mr Passmore, who farms 344ha (850 acres) on the South Downs...

Limousin – All-round Breed Providing Flexibility & Marketability at Nunscleugh

"A producer of good quality livestock will always find a market for it" thats the motto adopted by Harry Gass a Cumbrian farmer who is optimistic about the future and firmly believes the Limousin...

Huge Crowd Attend Spectacular N.I. Limousin Open Day

A huge estimated crowd of around 3,500 people attended what was a spectacular Northern Ireland Limousin Club Open Day held in August 2009 at the Corrie Family Farms situated on the Ards Peninsula, County...

FAMILY ENTERPRISE BUILT ON FIRM LIMOUSIN FOUNDATIONS

Starting a major farming enterprise from scratch is a challenging business. Even more so when you and the family are leaving home and setting up in a new country. But 33 years ago, that’s just what...