A campaign to make Scotch Lamb the national dish for St Andrew’s Day celebrations is gaining support across the country.
Ardnamurchan Highland cattle breeder Michael Macgregor always joked he made more from photographing his cows than selling them.
A new record price for a North Country Cheviot was achieved at United Auctions, Lairg, yesterday, when a ram from Torrish Estate sold for £18,000.
Bluefaced Leicester shearlings from Westhall, Forgandenny, led the way at the annual show and sale of rams at United Auctions’ Huntly centre on Saturday.
Scotland’s sheep industry brushed aside dire predictions of post-Brexit annihilation yesterday and quietly got on with the business of selling and buying lambs at one of the country’s landmark sales.
Suffolk breeders from across the UK and Ireland will descend on United Auctions’ Stirling Agricultural Centre for the breed’s Scottish National show and sale next week.
Pedigree breeders and commercial farmers gathered at United Auctions in Stirling for the May instalment of the world-famous Stirling Bull Sales.
It was very much ladies day at the annual show and sale of Young Farmers’ overwintered cattle at United Auctions’ Huntly Mart, when two teenage girls scooped the top honours.
A powerful Aberdeen-Angus bull sporting a third prize rosette broke through the ranks to sell for 25,000gn at a breed sale which picked up momentum after a sticky start to trade.
Almost 1,000 pedigree beef bulls and females are forward for the February Stirling Bull Sales.
A bumper entry of Aberdeen-Angus bulls and females will dominate the Stirling Bull Sales later this month.
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.
A top price of 6,000gn was paid at the dispersal of the Highland Wagyu herd of pedigree Beef Shorthorn cattle.
Sutherland farmers and shepherds went home delighted after the year’s landmark sale of North Country Cheviots at Lairg exceeded all expectations.
Suffolks met a red hot trade at the breed’s Scottish area show and sale in Stirling.
Farmers from across Scotland and farther afield gathered for the May Stirling Bull Sales at United Auctions.
Young auctioneers will lead the charge at next month’s Stirling Bull Sales.
The Dalchirla flock of Blackfaces run by Ian and Patsy Hunter at Muthill, Crieff stole the show at Dalmally with a top price of £75,000 and most of the day’s other high prices.
United Auctions has been appointed as the new operating company for the Oban Livestock Centre (OLC).
Scottish beef producers displayed growing confidence in the future of their sector at yesterday's multi-breed pedigree bull sale in Stirling.
A number of breeders from the north and north-east have been selected as judges for United Auctions' May bull sale.
One of Scotland's leading livestock auction companies is under new ownership following a management buyout.
Farmers and crofters will not be able to attend both NFU Scotland's annual general meeting (AGM) and the opening week of the Stirling Bull Sales due to a major date clash in the agricultural calendar next year.
North Country Cheviot rams sold to a top of £10,000 at Lairg's annual sale of rams and breeding females.
More than 1,000 rams will go under the hammer at auctions in the north and north-east next week.
A major reduction sale of a leading north-east herd of Aberdeen-Angus cattle topped at 8,000gn for a cow and calf outfit.
More than 100 cattle from the prized Logie herd of pedigree Aberdeen-Angus will go under the hammer next weekend.
A well-known young farmer from Fraserburgh lifted the champion rosette at the 25th anniversary show and sale of store cattle at Huntly.
North Country Cheviot breeders from the north of Scotland were celebrating last night after achieving much-needed price increases for store and ewe lambs.
Major management changes have been announced by Stirling-based United Auctions (UA), which sells more than 30% of the livestock handled by all Scottish markets.
More than 40,000 lambs are set to go under the hammer at sales in the north over the next two weeks.
Highland cattle will be sold at the Stirling pedigree bull sales for the first time next month.