The old stigma of the Limousin breed is that they are crazy. Some ranchers won’t buy genetics with Limousin in them because way back in the day his grandpa had a Limousin cow that put him over the fence. Docility in the breed has dramatically changed. The association and the [ … ]
Carcass trait EPDs for Limousin and Lim-Flex® cattle are now among the most accurate and predictable in the industry, thanks to a cooperative effort between the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF), Aurora, CO, International Genetic Solutions (IGS), Bozeman, MT and Feedlot Health Management Services, Ltd., Okotoks, Alberta, Canada.
The leap forward comes [ … ]
Genomic testing in the cattle business celebrated its 10th anniversary last year. While the dairy sector has dominated this field, beef producers are quickly catching up as more producers and companies continue to invest in this technology to improve their animals and industry
Operations of all sizes and different segments of [ … ]
A proud Kentucky Wildcat alum Will Blaydes has spent his life embedded in the Limousin cattle industry. From the time he was born he had the opportunity to be a part of his family’s Limousin operation. “My father and uncle started a commercial cattle operation, then they started buying Limousins [ … ]
To be competitive in the United States beef market, quality needs to be at the forefront of production goals. This begins at the cow/calf level and goes all the way through the feedlot sector.
To set an industry and consumer standard, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established a [ … ]
Growing up in the show cattle industry is often considered a privilege by many. Lucky for Dalton Edwards of Higginsville, MO he gets to continue to be a part of the future of the industry.
Continuing his family’s legacy Dalton continues to promote and protect the breed he has grown up [ … ]
NALF has just completed its August board meeting in Denver. The August board meeting is typically centered around budgeting for the next fiscal year. Much of this year’s discussion was centered around positive items we can do as a breed in terms of marketing, promotion and research on our cattle [ … ]
If you are anything like me, getting back into a schedule with school has been refreshing. Hopefully, the beginning of everyone’s school year is going well. I know for me, at Iowa State, things are looking different than in the past because of COVID-19 and I have a schedule [ … ]
Leighton Chachere was named the new Executive Secretary for the Texas Limousin Association (TLA). The TLA is the state association for the Limousin breed, founded in 1971. The primary purpose of the TLA is to promote, improve and market Limousin cattle to the benefit of all its members.
Chachere [ … ]
“Unprecedented times, new normal, we’re all in this together.”
Chances are these are just a few of the terms you have heard and repeated sometime in the last six months. As the world progresses, we all know that it typically looks different for the agriculture industry than it does for the [ … ]
Limousin cattle deliver to your bottom line. With superior genetics, a simple crossbreeding plan and state-of-the-art selection tools, the Limousin breed will serve profit-minded cow/calf producers. In today’s competitive markets, taking advantage of all available opportunities is key. The Limousin breed offers a variety of options from Fullblood to Purebred to the Lim-Flex® hybrid (Limousin x Angus cross) to match your program’s needs and market goals. Crossbreeding for the right blend of muscle, maternal ability and profit is easy with Limousin seedstock.