President: Jim Venner 712-673-4491 Secretary: Grant and Brenda Anderson (641) 587-2198
A Big Thank You to everyone who helped make this year's Iowa Beef Expo
Sale a huge success! We especially appreciate those who helped with the Heartland Limousin
social and the ILA chili feed. Also thanks to everyone who brought bars and cookies to share.
Consignors once again brought out their best bulls and females to be evaluated and sold. 57 Bulls averaged $3,360 and 18 Females averaged $2,678. Linhart Limousin exhibited the Champion Limousin Bull, Schilling Limousin had the Res. Champ. Limousin Bull, Linhart Limousin had the Champion Lim-Flex Bull and Spring Creeks Cattle had the Res. Champ. Lim-Flex Bull. Venner Limousin had the Champion Limousin Female and Schilling Limousin had the Res. Champ. Limousin Female.
Champion Limousin Steer - Emily Puck
Reserve Champion Limousin Steer- Olivia Vesey
Champion Limousin Heifer - Derek Anderson
Reserve Champion Limousin Heifer - Madison Hermon
Champion Lim-Flex - Mara Anderson
will be held in conjunction at the fairgrounds in Indianola, Iowa on May 24-26. Motel info: Apple Tree Inn – 515-961-0551, $63 for 2 beds or $68 for a king bed. Call by May 15 to get this rate and ask for the HLA block. Entry deadline for the IJLA Field Day is May 11 for $15, after that late entry fees are $25 and will be accepted until check-in. There are separate entry forms for the two shows. For Heartland Entry Forms go to www.heartlandlimousin.org Field Day entry forms are enclosed or are available at www.iowalimousin.org.
Springfield, MO, June 29-July 5. Hotel headquarters – La Quinta Inn and Suites Airport Plaza (417)-447-4466.
will be held from Aug. 10 – 12. Entry deadline is July 1. We need your participation in this event!!! It is Iowa’s premiere livestock show and is a great way to showcase your cattle and gain potential customers. We will again have a Lim-Flex show following the purebred show. Get your calves registered early!
ILA Annual Meeting and IJLA Awards Banquet
Will be held November 17th at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. More information to come in the next newsletter.