Oban – Highland Cattle Feb ’20
Highland bulls sold to 6800gns at United Auctions’ sale at Oban, with Muran Vallay of Ardbhan leading the trade, selling to Kilchoan Estate, Kilmelford, Oban.
Females peaked at 5000gns, for the rising four-year-old, Diorbhail Dhubh 3rd of Craigowmill, which sold to Germany.
Averages: 15 two-year-old bulls, £3234; five yearling bulls, £1491; three senior heifers, £3710; 13 three-year-old heifers, £2011.15; five two-year-old heifers, £1039.50; 19 yearling heifers, £1065.47.
Below are pictures of the top priced lots, followed by a list of prices and buyers of the bulls sold. To see our full selection of photographs taken, head to the Photo Sales.
Lot 3 – K2 of Cladich, 6500gns to RA Phillip, Green Farm, Hellifield, Skipton.
Lot 4 – Agarach of Benmore, 1800gns to WGC Farming, Kilmartin Hall, Glen Urquhart.
Lot 6 – Asainte of Strathellie, 2000gns to Messrs Fountain, Broomrigg, Lochmaben.
Lot 8 – Hector of Earn, 5000gns to D Smith, Flowry Brae Farm, Memsie.
Lot 9 – Diplomat 2nd of Glengorm, 2500gns to HA Garton, The Lodge, Lamlock Farm, Kircaldy.
Lot 10 – Hector of Balnabroich, 5000gns to AA MacDonald, Whiteshores, North Uist.
Lot 11 – Mac An Toisich of Eilean Mor, 1200gns to Braesgill Ltd, Hope & Melness Farm, Lairg.
Lot 14 – Callum 2nd of Tordarroch, 1600gns to Halford Farm, Blackhall Mill, Gateshead.
Lot 15 – Commander of Benmore, 1900gns to Balnabroich, Dundee.
Lot 17 – Camus Dubh of Allanfearn, 2000gns to R & S Strachan, Cailaich Farm, Mull.
Lot 19 – Brodie 2nd of Culfoich, 2000gns to H Hodge, Glenshochie, Stanley, Perth.
Lot 21 – Urquhart of Woodneuk, 2000gns to M Oldenhaf, Denmark.
Lot 22 – Brogach 5th of Craigowmill, 5000gns to RD Schuster, Duiletter, Dalmally.
Lot 23 – Jaxson of Achterneed, 1250gns to Dunach Estate, Glenmachrie Farmhouse.
Lot 24 – Jackson of Glengorm, 2600gns to D & H Crane, Gray Brae Farm, Leadburn.
Lot 28 – Archie of Glengoyne, 3500gns to Finnie 4×4, Peterhead.
Lot 31 – Tobermory of Allanfearn, 3500gns to DE Klee, Auchnacraig, Mull.
Lot 36 – Muran Vallay of Ardbhan, 6800gns to Kilchoan, Kilmelford, Oban.
Lot 42 – Balach Dubh of Craigowmill, 2000gns to J & Q Strickland, Keppochan, Dalmally.
Lot 48 – 600346 of Craigluscar Farm, 3500gns to I & S Graham, Lillochries, Kilmacolm.
Lot 50 – 700347 of Craigluscar Farm, 1200gns to Viking Trade, Isle of Skye.
Lot 54 – 600901 of Kelby, 300gns to A Ewing, Drumbretton, Annan.
Lot 55 – 300124 of Eilean Mor, 1600gns to J Wild, The Oaks, Grange Mill, Derbyshire.
Lot 59 – 200015 of Caradog, 300gns to AJ Ewing.
Lot 62 – 700033 of Chedley, 500gns to G Cristiano, Italy.
Leading female prices:
Lot 66 – Diorbhail Dubh 3rd of Craigowmill, 5000gns to F Steinberg, Lehstener Moor, Germany.
Lot 86 – Baravalla Mina Calum of Killochries, 4800gns to D Acella, Borgata Confine, Italy.
Lot 74 – Sidonia 7th of Balnabroich, 3000gns to D Dempster, Keppoch Cottage, Monzie.
Lot 81 – Anabladh 12th of Woodneuk, 3000gns to M Oldenhaf, Denmark.
Lot 65 – Lady Gheal 1st of Pollock, 2800gns to D Williamson, Greenbraes, Shetland.
Lot 69 – Ruthaig 5th of Woodneuk, 2800gns to JC Dickson, Springhill, Berwick Upon Tweed.
Lot 82 – Bachy 45th of Woodneuk, 2500gns to SK Brown, Woodmarsh, Trowbridge.
Lot 122 – Seonaid Tearlach 3rd of Killochries, 2300gns to JA McCulloch, Glentoo, Castle Douglas.
Lot 72 – Lynn 8th of Mottistone, 2000gns to SK Brown, Woodmarsh, Trowbridge.
Lot 93 – Caitin of Corntown, 2000gns to Aikenshill Farm, Ellon.
To see our full selection of photographs taken, head to the Photo Sales.