Queenshead Altea


The main sire of our cows – Queenshead Altea  was purchased at the 2007  BLCS Limousin Annual Spring Sale, Carlisle.   Queenshead Altea, a Greensons Gigolo son was purchased for a record breaking price of £52,000gns.

Queenshead Altea as a 2 year old bull had won Junior and Overall Supreme Championships at the pre-sale show.

Queenshead Altea is an exceptionally easy calving sire, ideal for small maiden heifers. Muscular stylish progeny. He is in the top for easy calving within the Limousin breed and in the top 2% for beef value within the limousin breed. Queenshead Altea is exceptionally easy calved and his daughters are very milky. Queenshead Altea is only 2.9% for calving.

Queenshead Altea was sired by Greensons Gigolo whose semen straws have sold for a record of STG£740 each.  On his maternal side is Grandfather is  Ronick Iceman who is half-brother to the world famous Broadmeadows Cannon.

We purchased Queenshead Altea for his excellent topline, great backend and his proven pedigree with a balance between muscle and milk. Our customers are investing in animals that have premium bloodlines, easy calving etc.


2010 Sons of Queenshead Altea
Roscrea Baileys Eldorado €17,000 Senior Male Champion
2011 Sons of Queenshead Altea
Roscrea Tomriland Fuller ET €5,300
Roscrea Killonan Falcon  €5,000 Reserve Snr Male Champion
Roscrea Baileys Edison €6,000
2012  Sons of Queenshead Altea 
Tullow Cstlewarren Garfield €3,000
Tullow Baileys Gentleman €2,900
Roscrea Monegold Fletcher €5,200
2013  Sons of Queenshead Altea 
Roscrea Baileys Hanley €7,000 Senior Champion
Roscrea Baileys Harry €3,100
Roscrea Baueys Guci €6,200
Roscrea Cnoc Rua Gigolo €3,050
Athenry Baileys Halo €3,200
Tullow Baileys Hakka €3,250 Reserve Champion
2014 Sons of Queenshead Altea
Roscrea Baileys Hawkeye €3,100
Roscrea Baileys Iain €8,000 Reserve Snr Champion
Roscrea Baileys Hansen €4,400
Roscommon Baileys Hark  €4,300 Reserve Snr Male Champion
Tullow Baileys Irish Coffee €3,700 Reserve Champion
2015 Queenshead Altea Progeny
Roscrea Baileys John €8,800 Senior Male Champion
Roscrea Cordillo Joe €3,050
Roscommon Baileys Igor €3,800 Champion son of Altea
Roscommon Baileys Jack €3,850
2016 Sons of Queenshead Altea
Roscrea Macs Choice Keith €2,900
Athenry Eyrecourt Judge  €   3,590.00
Athenry Eyrecourt Jetta €3,300
Roscommon Eyrecourt Jailer €3,800
Roscommon Belville Karon €3,000
Roscommon Gilgarry Jasper  €2,600
Roscrea Cordillo Keltic €4,000
Roscrea Rutland Jetset €5,000
Roscrea Baileys Keno €5,000
Roscrea Ballinree Kingdom Prince €3,500
Roscrea Baileys Kentucky €3,400
2016 Daughters of Queenshead Altea
Roscommon Ardglasson Jessie €2,500 Reserve Champion Heifer
ILC Elite Sale Baileys Kenni €6,000
2017 Daughters of Queenshead Altea
Roscrea Clonguish Lady €4,900
Show Successes
2013 Baileys Hanley Son of Queenshead Altea Limousin Bull born 01/05/11-30/04/12
2014 Baileys Iain Son of Queenshead Altea Reserve Senior Male Limousin
2014 Baileys Ice Princess National Limousin Show Junior Female Champoin
2015 Baileys Ice Princess Balmoral 2015 Supreme Limousin Champion
2015 Baileys Ice Princess National Show Tullamore Supreme Champion
2015 Baileys John National Show Senior Male Champion
2016 Baileys Ice Princess National Show Overall Limousin Champion
The herd has bred some outstanding males and females in the past years. Baileys Iceprincess a daughter of Roundhill Vjoyeuse was crowned the champion at the World Limousin Congress 2016, National Champion Tullamore 2015 & 2016 and Balmoral Champion 2015.

Goldies Jackpot


The dam, Goldies Vitality is one of the best breeding cows in the Limousin breed

Goldies Jackpots mother, Goldies Vitality is a full sister to Goldies Terence by Ideal 23 and out of Emue.

Maiden Heifers sold for €16,800 & €14,400 at our June 2018 Production Sale.  We have a great selection of young bulls coming forward.

Goldies Vitality Progeny include:

Breed: LM
Terminal Index: €137 Rel: 61%
Stars (within): 4 Stars (across): 5
Replacement index: €100 Rel: 52%
Stars (within): 4 Stars (across): 4
Calving PTA: 9.3% Rel: 89%
  • Goldies Comet sold £23,000gns and sire of record priced heifer

  • Goldies Goldfinger sold £21,000gns

  • Goldies Classic £26,000

Goldies Vitality combines milk, easy calving with super temperament and quality, she and her daughters form the backbone of the Goldies herd with daughters breeding bulls to £21,000gns and granddaughter breeding bulls to £22,000gns