Oban – Highlanders
Highland cattle breeders enjoyed an 80% clearance at their show and sale at Oban this week, although averages were slightly back on the year.
Top price was 9000gns, for the bull Campbell of Tilbouries, from the Fraser family, East Tilbouries, Aberdeen, which sold to the Cladich fold.
Averages: three aged bulls, £1925; four senior bulls, £2048; 18 two year old bulls, £2561; 11 yearling bulls, £726; four senior females, £2573; seven three year old heifers, £1118; 10 two year old heifers, £1145; 21 yearling heifers, £750.
Below are pictures of the top priced lots, followed by a full list of bull prices and buyers. To view the full selection of photographs taken at the event, see our Photo Sales section.
Lot 3 – Eoin Mhor 11th of Mottistone, 3000gns to J Paice, Snailbridge House, Fordham.
Lot 5 – Angus Mor of Glengoyne, 1500gns to Messrs Parkinson, Roundhill Farm, Ambleside.
Lot 7 – Adhamh 1st of Achnacroish, 1000gns to Manfred Ruser, Monchneversdorf, Germany.
Lot 11 – Leumadair of Glengorm, 2500gns to Jorn Uhre, Agervigves, Denmark.
Lot 12 – Jock of Rhudle, 1500gns to Rossal Estate, Baldarroch, Perthshire.
Lot 13 – McLatchie Ruadh of Ardbhan, 2000gns to K Hilborn, Lower Creason, Horndon, Tavistock.
Lot 15 – Hamish of Knockendon, 1800gns to Tordarroch Estates, Farr, Inverness-shire.
Lot 17 – Eoin Mhor 14th of Mottistone, 2000gns to TM Nelson, Achnacloich, Connel.
Lot 18 – Uisage Beatha of Dunach, 1000gns to M Armstrong, Farmhouse, Balemartine, Tiree.
Lot 19 – Highland Fling of Mortimers, 1000gns to M & L France, Carolina, Preston.
Lot 20 – Donald Dubh of Cailaich, 2500gns to Hendrik, Hoof, Bauverein, Germany.
Lot 21 – Coirneal of Balmoral, 7000gns to Glengorm Estate, Tobermory.
Lot 22 – Coinneach 2nd of Corntown, 1000gns to JP Grant, Rothiemurchus.
Lot 23 – Stuart of Corntown, 1000gns to Manfred Ruser, Monchneversdorf, Germany.
Lot 25 – Alasdair of Ashmore, 800gns to M & L France, Carolina, Preston.
Lot 26 – Murdo of Tordarroch, 800gns to M & L France, Carolina, Preston.
Lot 28 – Tomintoul 1st of Glengorm, 2200gns to H McPhail, Callachally Farm, Mull.
Lot 29 – Cathag Dubh of Craigowmill, 5000gns to Leys Estate, Inverness-shire.
Lot 30 – Lachlan of Eilean Mor, 2400gns to TA Groves, Stonefield Farm, Glenmassan.
Lot 31 – Campbell of Tilbouries, 9000gns to JH Strickland, Cladich Mor, Dalmally.
Lot 32 – Fergus Ruadh 5th of Knockendon, 1800gns to D Fountain, Broomrigg, Lockerbie.
Lot 35 – Hamish of Whitslaid, 1000gns to Jorn Uhre, Denmark.
Lot 36 – Calum of Craigluscar, 2200gns to Beinn Dorain Farming, Laurence Gould, Buchan.
Lot 37 – Jamie of Craigluscar, 2200gns to H Irvine, Craigluscar, Dunfermline.
Lot 38 – Torridon of Gleann Daidh, 1000gns to Woodneuk Farm, Barrhead.
Lot 39 – Ceilidh of Mortimers, 1800gns to Willi, Bange, Brilon-Scharfenberg, Germany.
Lot 40 – Bentalla 1st of Chedley, 500gns to Kairo, Pilviste, Kildema Keila, Estonia.
Lot 41 – Braveheart of Mortimers, 1200gns to Blairlogan Highlanders, Greenhead Farm, Alva.
Lot 42 – Eoin Mhor 1st of Monachyle Farm, 700gns to Kairo, Pilviste, Kildema Keila, Estonia.
Lot 45 – Lachlan of Blairlogan, 800gns to Manfred Ruser, Germany.
Lot 46 – Bond of Mottistone, 1000gns to Kairo, Pilviste, Kildema Keila, Estonia.
Lot 47 – Ceannard 26th of Cnoc, 240gns to Manfred Ruser, Germany.
Lot 48 – Seamus Beusach of Balemartine, 260gns, to Manfred Ruser, Germany.
Lot 49 – Paddy 2nd of Colquhoun, 240gns to Manfred Ruser, Germany.
Lot 50 – Hamish 2nd of Colquhoun, 220gns to J & L Fraser and Son, East Tilbouries, Marycoulter.
Lot 51 – Seamus Dubh of Balemartine, 650gns to A Letten, Russell Farm, W Yorks.
To see the full selection of photographs taken at the event, see our Photo Sales section.