Ardnamurchan Highland cattle breeder Michael Macgregor always joked he made more from photographing his cows than selling them.
A Highland heifer which reigned supreme in the ring at three northern shows this summer won the female championship at yesterday’s breed show in Oban.
Highland cattle breeders from the UK and overseas are gearing up for the annual February two-day fling at Oban, where the very best of the breed is put on show and sold through the auction ring.
European hobbyists’ love affair with ornamental Highland cattle showed no sign of abating at Oban when at least three of the top-priced lots were bought for new homes across the Channel.
Highland Cattle breeders descended on Forfar Mart for the East of Scotland Highland Cattle Club’s 25th anniversary show.
Relying on the picture postcard image of Highland cattle to promote the breed will no longer be enough to secure its future, the new president of the Highland Cattle Society has admitted.
An Aberdeenshire cattle breeder is cashing in on the nation’s love of Highland cattle.
Scottish beef producers displayed growing confidence in the future of their sector at yesterday's multi-breed pedigree bull sale in Stirling.
Highland cattle at Oban's spring show and sale sold to a top price of 8,000gn.
A new entrant farmer from the north-east is preparing to launch a new range of premium beef to the market. Gemma Mackenzie paid her a visit to find out more
A top price of 3,000gn was achieved twice at the 119th annual show and sale of Highland cattle in Oban yesterday.
Highland cattle will be sold at the Stirling pedigree bull sales for the first time next month.
Western Isles pedigree Highland cattle breeders have successfully exported three young bulls to Finland.
Highland cattle sold to a top of 9,000gn at the breed society's spring show and sale in Oban.
The crofting sector on the Isle of Lewis is alive and kicking. In the second of a three part series Gemma Mackenzie visits a prize-winning fold of Highland cattle
A top Highland Council official has been quizzed as the result of a probe into the authority's handling of a public artworks project costing hundreds of thousands of pounds.
The first ever national show of Highland cattle is taking place next month.
The Highland Cattle Society is on the hunt for a new secretary.
With some new breeders buying, a top price of 5,200gn, healthy section averages and some export interest, there was a fairly upbeat feeling about this year’s annual female sale for the Highland Cattle breed in Oban Mart, yesterday.