40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Since Winning Virginia Show 1983
The prestigious Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow Competition is taking place at Virginia Show, 23rd August 2023. The event is sponsored by the leading drinks company Diageo, the makers of Baileys Cream, in partnership with its cream supplier Tirlán.
We take a look back at the All Ireland Diary Champion 1983, pictured are Herbie and William Crawford.
We wish all exhibitors the best of luck.
WELCOME TO CRAWFORD BROTHERS LIVESTOCK
Pedigree Limousin Breeders since 1980
Bulls For Sale
Females For Sale
Semen for Sale
Embryos for Sale
THE LATEST NEWS
OUR ONLINE CATALOGUE 3RD MAY 2021
Monday 3rd May 2021
We have the 2 heifers for sale at the upcoming Northern Ireland Limousin Society Sale at Ballymena Livestock Mart, 3rd May 2021. Viewing from 10am, auction starts at 12 noon.
Online bidding available by visiting Ballymena Marts website https://ballymenalivestockmarket.com/ to register. Please allow yourself 1 day before the sale to register.
Buyers can attend by contacting Ballymena Mart on 028 2563 3470 to pre-book your space.
Contact us for more information www.crawfordbrotherslivestock.com
BLS DUNGANNON SALE REPORT
16th February 2021
Leading the way in the Female section at 5,600gns was Rathkeeland Phillipa, exhibited by Crawford Brothers, Maguiresbridge. This in-calf heifer is sired by renowned Sauvignon and out of Maybouy Madonna a Gleneagle Idol daughter. Described by her breeder as an “exceptional big, square show heifer with great plates”, Phillipa is in calf to Haltcliffe Nijinsky. This promising heifer heads home with Mr P Stewart, Garvagh of the Culnaman herd.
OUR ONLINE CATALOGUE 15TH FEBRUARY 2021
Monday 15th February 2021
We have the 6 bulls and 5 heifers for sale at the upcoming British Limousin Society Sale at Dungannon Farmers Mart, 15th February 2021, auction starts at 12 noon.
Bidders must pre book their space with Dungannon Farmers Mart at later than 1 day prior the sale date.
Alternatively you can watch and Bid Online at https://www.livestock-live.com/MartMemberAccess/Account/LogOn
(ensure you are pre-registered 1 day before the sale)
LIMOUSIN BREEDERS CELEBRATE SUCCESSES
Tuesday, 24th December 2019
The NI Limousin Cattle Club held their annual prize giving and dinner dance on Saturday, 23 November in the Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim.
1.Mr & Mrs N Lusby Shield – Show Team of the Year- Crawford Brothers
2.Limousin Show Champion of the Year Crawford Brothers – Culnagechan Liberty
3. Gordon Bull - Crawford Brothers
N.I. Limousin Championship
Calf Champion - Crawford Bros, Rathkeeland Phoenix
Bridgeford Saskia Trophy – Crawford Bros, Culnagechan Liberty
Overall Champion – Crawford Bros, Culnagechan Liberty
CULNAGECHAN LIBERTY AND HER DAUGHTER RATHKEELAND PHOENIX WIN THE TOP PRIZES IN THE NI LIMOUSIN CHAMPIONSHIPS
6th August 2019
The Overall Champion, Female Champion and Senior Champion was Culnagechan Liberty exhibited by Crawford Bros, Maguiresbridge, Co Fermanagh. Born December 2015 Liberty is by Iveagh Gilkes and out of the dam Culnagechan Fruity. Bred by Derek Hume, Randalstown Co Antrim, Liberty was purchased by Crawford Bros at the N.I. Limousin Cattle Club’s Female sale in August 2018. At the show Liberty was awarded the Clyde Perpetual Challenge Cup, by Antrim Agricultural Show Society and the Bridgeford Saskia Perpetual Trophy for Female Champion which will be presented by the N.I. Limousin Cattle Club on prize night.
Liberty’s daughter Rathkeeland Phoenix bred and exhibited by Crawford Bros took Reserve Overall Champion, Reserve Female Champion and Calf Champion titles. This February 2019 born heifer calf is by Culnagechan Lazio.