As the weather turns warm, and students begin their summer break, many think of spending their days in the sun at the pool or going on vacations. As for livestock kids, that is when the real work begins. The warm weather marks the beginning of the summer show season, full [ … ]
The North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) is constantly looking for ways to improve the Limousin breed, and often uses the National Junior Limousin Show & Congress (NJLSC) as a way to move big ideas and improvements forward.
Junior national shows are a unique show each summer for cattle breeds – exhibitors [ … ]
What is the value of an association? How can the association add value to those involved and to the cattle themselves? Those questions drive the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) staff and board of directors to continue to advance and better the association for good of the breed. We believe [ … ]
With more genetic research, tools and overall advancement, the beef industry can pursue more ambitious and complex breeding goals. One of the most important in this realm is feed efficiency, a trait that is extremely profitable but difficult to capture.
Fortunately, the Limousin breed continues to be the leader in the [ … ]
Fort Worth, Texas, is a place filled with a rich history that makes it a destination everyone looks forwards to visiting, especially during the annual Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Exhibitors from all over the nation will travel to compete at this high-level event. Not only do people come [ … ]
Anyone who has been in a dangerous situation with an ornery bovine knows the difference temperament can make. And, as the average age of the cattle producer continues to increase (the average age will be 60 by 2050 according to census data) while finding skilled help becomes more difficult, handling [ … ]
This time of year brings excitement to the air. Everyone gets a warm fuzzy feeling that lasts all December. Trees are being decorated, Christmas lights are being hung, and kids are busy writing their letters to Santa. It’s a time to be with family and loved ones and celebrate being [ … ]
Genetics solutions exist to achieve superior feed efficiency and superior carcass quality.
Let’s talk feed efficiency. That is, after all, very relevant to profitability in the cattle business, especially given today’s high feed costs.
But relevance is one thing. Reality is entirely different. And the reality is that feed efficiency has not [ … ]
When you think of Thanksgiving dinner, what comes to mind? Sweet potato casserole? Creamed peas? Stuffing? All of those can certainly be the case, but more than anything, what comes to mind is typically a golden brown turkey or a delicious honey-baked ham. What we often miss at the feast [ … ]
It is that time of year again; trailers are being packed, cattle are being clipped and exhibitors are gearing up to head to Louisville, Kentucky all with the hopes of coming home with a purple banner from the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). When the dust from arrival has [ … ]
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.