As is usual for late July all roads in Wales led to the showground at Llanelwedd,
Builth Wells for this year’s Royal Welsh Show.
After hearing the story of Graham and Joanne McFarland the
Northern Ireland Limousin Club leapt into action with a plan
to raise funds for the NI Children’s
Hospice who has supported the family in recent months.
The bumper fortnight of British Limousin Cattle Society sales
also reached a peak on Saturday 5th May at Carlisle with a
total of 117 bulls selling to average £6523.46
with a solid clearance rate of 80%.
Limousin bulls met with spectacular demand and a storming trade
at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s early spring
sale held at Borderway Mart on Saturday 17th February.
The fantastic fortnight of British Limousin Cattle Society
sales powered into top gear on Saturday May 6th at Carlisle,
when 128 bulls sold to average £7712.70.
It was a world record breaking day at Carlisle on Saturday
17th October 2015 when the Limousin bull, Trueman Jagger from
Henry Savage & Sons, Altnamackin,
Newry, Co Down sold for a remarkable 140,000gns.