The Limousin breed originated in
France and is believed to be as old as the European continent
itself. Cave paintings discovered in the Lascaux Caves that are
about 20 000 years old make us think of today's Limousins.
Today this unique breed has very special meat characteristics and
can make its mark with great success in any cattle farm. Small
calves at birth due to the fine bone structure that is a
characteristic of the breed, make that aspect of farming run
The highest outcome percentage, some of the best meat returns and
meat to bone ratio of all breeds in SA, make Limousins the natural
choice for your weaning calf production as well as for the feedlot.
Limousins are one of the biggest breeds today and Europe and proves
that Limousin bulls can be used with ease on your cows.
Limousins are found in all nine provinces of South Africa and are
well adapted to its circumstances. Our membership in SA today total
86 breeders and approximately 11 000 registered animals with our
Limousins are known as the carcass breed because "WE BREED MEAT"!