Cockleshell Limousin

Welcome to the home of the Cockleshell Herd of Limousin Cattle on the internet, we have the distinction of being the first to come into the country when the breed was introduced in 1971. You can find out more about the history of the herd on our ‘the herd’ page.

We are members of The Biobest Hihealth Herdcare cattle health scheme and are accredited free of B.V.D., I.B.R and Leptospirosis and are risk level 1 for Johne’s . We are also in a four year TB testing area.

Click the link for a PDF copy of our certificate. 


Our Bull, Winnington Trumps, taking the best of beef inter-breed title at the Lincolnshire show 2006


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With access to the salt marshes and much land reclaimed from the sea, Ian and Peter Pitcher know what it is like to farm on the coast. They also know what it is like to farm next to an RAF bombing range.