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Elderberry Nigel takes York overall Championship and top price April 05, 2019
We had a great result at our local pedigree multibreed with 26 month old Elderberry Nigel, a son of herd sire Jupiter. He was placed first in the Li... [MORE]

Quality Jupiter son heading to York Multibreed March 31, 2019
We are supporting our local marts Multibreed Pedigree show and sale with one of the best young bulls we have bred, a bull that represents our breedi... [MORE]

Successful return to Newark bull sales March 30, 2019
Following the welcome changes at Newark market we took a pair of bulls to their bull sale and came away satisfied selling both bulls to good comme... [MORE]

Good spring sales March 21, 2019
We've now sold 8 young bulls this spring, 7 privatey. Plenty more to select from on farm and at auction sales this Spring with 1 heading to York Mul... [MORE]

Our french cow Buchette winner of Best cow suckling bull calf October 01, 2018
We came away with another red plaque at the North East Limousin Breeders Club annual dinner winning Best cow and Bull Calf as well as 3rd in the bes... [MORE]

Inrepide calves hitting the ground unassisted. January 10, 2018
The first Intrepide calves are hitting the ground and we are pleased to say that so far they are proving to be easily born with sensible birth weigh... [MORE]

Intrepide crowned best bull in the North East November 02, 2017
For the first time in 10 years we entered the NELBC herd competition and entered Intrepide as best stock bull which to our delight he won. The first... [MORE]

Elderberry Limousins on the increase November 01, 2017
We have, over the last 2 years or so been moving towards a bigger herd with purchases at Dispersal sales in France and Ireland, on farm female purch... [MORE]

Intrepide semen in the tank! July 24, 2017
We have successfully taken a small quantity of semen from new sire Intrepide. He is now running with cows getting to work. We wont be releasing all ... [MORE]

Barry judges Driffield Show 2017 July 19, 2017
Eldest son Barry judged Driffield Show Limousins classes this year and is pictured here looking unusually smart! His Champion on the day was Messr... [MORE]

Good sales this spring June 01, 2017
We have sold some 6 bulls and 15 females this spring, mostly private off farm, a big thanks to all customers new and old and best of luck with them ... [MORE]

Unregistered calf finds good trade at York Multibreed March 09, 2017
We supported the Multibreed sale at York by taking 'Elderberry' a 17 month unregistered bull sired by Elderberry Jan and out of Elderberry Juliette.... [MORE]

Are we friends? January 02, 2017
After being closed down by facebook (for the terrible crime of listing the herd as a person) our new name is Elderberrylims Blenkhorn. It's not... [MORE]

Intrepide arrives! December 16, 2016
Introducing a young bull we have very big hopes for, Intrepide, purchased from the French National Show in Poitiers September 2016 for a significant... [MORE]

PCHS news December 02, 2016
Feel free to have a read of the front cover of the PCHS newsletter, written by me! ... [MORE]

First Jupiter calves arrived November 30, 2016
The first few calves of new Junior herd sire Jupiter have arrived and look good so far, born very easily, one from a heifer and all with low bi... [MORE]

Galahad really doing the business November 02, 2016
It's so pleasing to see that our very own Elderberry Galahad who was sold privately to Irish AI company Dovea Genetics is really doing the job for I... [MORE]

Newtown Freeman son flies at Carlisle November 01, 2016
Congratulations to Thor Atkinson who took one of the top prices of the day at the Carlisle October bull sale with a son of Newtown Freeman. He sold ... [MORE]

First UK female purchase in 8 years October 02, 2016
We have puchased our first British female for over 8 years with the purchase of yearling heifer Mereside Levienne who is a daughter of Honeymoor Fav... [MORE]

Two Chaumeil sons sold recently May 02, 2016
Two Chaumeil sons sold privately this spring. Chaumeil is another Objat son who's breeder we know and have visited on a few occasions. We viewed im... [MORE]

strong sales on farm May 01, 2015
Recent strong sales both locally and to Falkirk in Scotland and down to Gloucestershire have seen us almost sold up of bulls with just young bulls 9... [MORE]

Engy exported back to France!! April 02, 2015
In what must be a very rare occurance, our French sire has been exported back to a syndicate of breeders in a region near the French-Spani... [MORE]

Freeman sold for pedigree breeding May 15, 2014
Newtown Freeman has been sold to pedigree breeders messrs Atkinson in Lancashire for their Arradfoot herd.   Best of luck to them with his fu... [MORE]

Francine and Freeman sired bull calf top York Multibreed sale March 13, 2014
Elderberry Francine by Milbrook Alistair and her 6 month old bull calf Elderberry Indie by Newtown Freeman topped the York Multibreed sale at 3,200g... [MORE]

Elderberry Limousins.... high health herd! October 10, 2013
We are extremely pleased and proud to announce that our health status from the SAC PCHS is now Accredited for BVD, IBR, Johnes (Risk Level 1) and al... [MORE]

Alistair daughter makes $18,000 down under! November 15, 2012
Following our sale of semen to Australia in 2009, it is great to hear of great success for breeders who used him. At the dispersal sale of Max Atkin... [MORE]

First Freeman son pictures November 14, 2012
Here is Elderberry Halogen, Newtown Freemans first born son, pictured at 6 weeks and 1 day old.  ... [MORE]

New bloodlines from France September 25, 2012
We have purchased three new additions to the herd at the 'Grand-cru sale' at the French National Show in Saint-Gaudens in southern France. These are... [MORE]

Are we friends on facebook? September 25, 2012
As much as we try to update this website, our facebook page is a great place to get lots of photos and news. Simply add us as a friend, we are Elder... [MORE]

First Freeman calf born unassisted! September 24, 2012
FIRST 'NEWTOWN FREEMAN' CALF BORN UNASSISTED! Born this morning is Newtown Freeman's first calf, a heifer calf weighing 42kgs, born at 286 day gest... [MORE]

Sad news of Alistair's death August 26, 2012
We are very sad to hear from Alistair's owners that he was found dead today, he was well and it was suspected to be a heart attack.  He has le... [MORE]

Alistair SOLD January 08, 2012
Milbrook Alistair has been delivered to his new home at Sunk Island, nr Hull. Best of luck to his new owners. ... [MORE]

Milbrook Alistair offered for sale January 03, 2012
As a result of purchasing the 2011 Irish National Male Champion Newtown Freeman as Junior herd sire, we are reluctantly offering Milbrook Alistair... [MORE]

Irish National Male champion 2011 added as next Elderberry herd sire!! November 20, 2011
Newtown Freeman was Irish National Male Champion at 13 months of age and was purchased at Roscrea Mart at under 15 months, standing as champion an... [MORE]

Alistair has two copies of the F94L 'profit' gene! October 01, 2011
We have had the Myostatin test done for Alistair and it is showing two copies of the F94L gene! ... [MORE]

Further semen exports to USA and AUSTRALIA take Alistair top of the pile! October 01, 2011
Following export semen sales to New Zealand, we have now exported further batches to the USA and Australia via the online semen shop [MORE]

More Alistair semen sales June 10, 2011
Further to domestic commercial and pedigree re-ordering and also a repeat order from Australia to Tim Keys of Keystone Genetics, Alistair is also no... [MORE]

Eragon sold privately June 09, 2011
Elderberry Eragon has been sold privately to JF Teague of Buteland Farm, Balerno, Edinburgh for £7000.  ... [MORE]

Vantastic son to Brontemoor Limousins May 18, 2011
Elderberry Einstein has been sold Skipton May '11 to Messrs Priestley of Brontemoor Herd, Denholme, Bradford for 2,600gns ... [MORE]

Eastyorkshireman makes 5,000gns April 01, 2011
Elderberry Eastyorkshireman, a Wilodge Vantastic son out of Sherry Uricka sold for 5,000gns ... [MORE]

Eastyorkshireman video now online February 01, 2011
Follow the links to view the video either on this site or on youtube. ... [MORE]

Pictures of Elderberry Eragon now online May 19, 2010
Pictures now online of Elderberry Eragon, a calf by Wilodge Vantastic and out of Grahams Virtue. See Grahams Virtue page on herd females or... [MORE]

Milbrook Alistair 2nd on semenstore May 13, 2010
Alistair is upto second on the best seller list on semenstore. ... [MORE]

Alistair semen to Greenmount college NI May 12, 2010
We have sold a batch of Milbrook Alistair semen to Greenmount College Northern Ireland via [MORE]

New Milbrook Alistair son photo April 03, 2010
New photo for son of Milbrook Alistair, Elderberry Eamon. Pictured at his first tying up at 367 days old (1yr 2days) weighing 576kgs. He is showin... [MORE]

Alistair sexed semen to Texas, USA! January 26, 2010
A significant consignment of British Limousin semen, including straws of sexed semen of Milbrook Alistair have been succesfully exported to Texas ... [MORE]

'Democrat' sold at Selby January 24, 2010
  On Saturday 23rd January 2010 we sold Elderberry Democrat, a Samy son out of our french cow Sardine for £2,100 at our ... [MORE]

In-calf heifer crop sell at Newark October 24, 2009
Our crop of 10 heifers in-calf to Milbrook Alistair sold at Newark Market for an average of £1,360 topping at 1,600gns.  ... [MORE]

First Alistair daughter makes 4,000 euros October 02, 2009
At Ballyjamesduff market, in county Cavan in Eire, a smart 2-year old maiden heifer, Milbrook Cutey by Milbrook Alistair sold for 4,00... [MORE]

Elderberry Dambuster at 2,500gns Carlisle May 2009 May 18, 2009
Elderberry Dambuster is a January 2008 born twin bull calf with a lovely temperament. He is a son of Haltcliffe Ullswater and out of Rache... [MORE]

Alistair semen sells to AUSTRALIA! May 04, 2009
The first batch of Milbrook Alistair semen has now been exported to Tim Keys of Keystone Genetics, Australia. He was initially interested i... [MORE]

Elderberry Casanova at 4,500gns at Carlisle Feb 09 March 02, 2009
      Elderberry Casanova, an ET son of our Samy daughter Grahams Amy, Born 20/11/2007. At little over 14 and a half mont... [MORE]