Oban – Highland
Highland cattle sold to 6800gns at Caledonian Marts’ Oban sale yesterday, with Alan Kennedy’s bull, Callum 9th of Goldenberry leading the trade.
Overall, five senior bulls levelled at £3718; 13 two-year-old bulls averaged £2913; three yearling bulls averaged £630; 10 senior heifers averaged out at £2121; 11 three-year-old heifers levelled at £1660; 16 two-year-old heifers averaged £1411; and 24 yearling heifers levelled out at £795.
Below are pictures of the top price lots, followed by a list of leading prices and buyers. To view the full selection of photographs taken, or to purchase any, see our Photo Sales section.
Leading bull prices:
Lot 29 – Callum 9th of Goldenberry, 6800gns to G & A Rockenschaub, Stuhberg 8, Weitersfelden, Austria.
Lot 3 – Seonaidh Mor of Ardura, 6000gns to Braesgill Ltd, Hope & Melness Farm, Lairg.
Lot 8 – Ewan Ruadh 3rd of Callachally, 6000gns to The Applecross Trust, Drummondhill, Inverness.
Lot 14 – Sean 2nd of Killochries, 5800gns to Giovann Reggiani, Varallo, Italy.
Lot 40 – Samvais of West Edmondsley, 5000gns to Agrigest, Bobbio, Italy.
Lot 39 – Emperor Ruadh of Knockendon, 3800gns to J Carr, Marrick Road, Richmond.
Lot 24 – Donnchadh Mor of Ardura, 3200gns to E Halford, Pear Tree Farm, Blackhallmill, Gateshead.
Lot 1 – Eoin Mhor 2nd of Miungairigh, 3000gns to Stephen Janz, Schnega, Germany.
Lot 33 – Seumas Buidhe of Eilean Mor, 2800gns to Torosay Deer Farm South, Isle of Mull.
Lot 7 – Logan of Muingairigh, 2600gns to Dexter Logan, Greenhead Farm, Alva.
Lot 17 – Callum 8th of Goldenberry, 2500gns to CP & MP Bruce, Bogside, Banff.
Lot 20 – Hector of Cnoc Na Sith, 2500gns to P Jessat, Hopsten, Germany.
Leading heifer prices:
Lot 64 – Hazel 10th of Knockendon, 3400gns to J Born, Hellweg, Wingeshausen, Germany.
Lot 85 – Fern of Balemartine, 3200gns to SK Brown, Woodmarsh Farm Cottage, North Wilkshire.
Lot 53 – Maighdean Mor 13th of Glengorm, 3000gns to C Finnie, Richmondhill House, Peterhead.
Lot 84 – Ebony of Allanfearn, 3000gns to Staplegrove Livestock, Foxhill Farm, Blackburgh, Devon.
Lot 49 – Gruagach 44th of Ormsary, 2800gns to Agrigest, Bobbio, Italy.
Lot 86 – Fraoch 19th of Ashmore, 2800gns to G Easton, The Ranch, Letham, Angus.
Lot 65 – Seilisdear 3rd of Ardura, 2700gns to W Siebke, Germany.
To view the full selection of photographs taken, or to purchase any, see our Photo Sales section.