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The Highland Cattle Society

Highland cattle, with their long horns and flowing coats, have spread from the west of Scotland and are instantly recognisable throughout the world. Written records go back to the 18th century and the Highland Cattle Herd Book, first published in 1885, lists pedigrees since that time.

In the British Isles folds are found from the furthest south to the extreme north on many different types of ground varying from the slopes of the Sussex Downs and the fenlands of East Anglia, to the windswept machars of the Outer Hebrides.

New folds, as herds of Highlanders are known, are founded every year both at home and abroad and in recent years Highland Cattle societies have been started in Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Germany, Holland, Finland, France, Switzerland and Norway. There are Highlanders in Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Estonia, USA, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Poland, and the Faroe Islands.

News

Catalogue - Autumn Show & Sale, Oban - 9th & 10th October 2016

27 September 2016

Please click the link for the full catalogue.

East of Scotland Club Dinner & Presentation - 26 Nov 2016

27 September 2016

The East of Scotland Club are holding a 3 course beef themed dinner and presentation on 26th November 2016 at Balgove Larder, St Andrews, KY16 9SF from 4pm until 10pm. Tickets are available from Grace Noble or John Singer at Oban or by sending a cheque for £35 to Grace Noble. See the attached poster...

Mottistone Fold Visit - 8th Oct 2016 (12 - 3pm)

27 September 2016

You are once again welcome to visit us during your visit to the Oban Show & Sale. You will be free to walk the Farm in its delightful surroundings and inspect our stock. No need to book. The farm is on the right hand side of the A828 Fort William road, going north from Oban. It is situated 1 mile a...

Review of the Strategic Plan - August 2016

27 September 2016

Approved by Council on 12 August 2016

Native Bred Pedigree Beef Sale - Chelford

23 September 2016

The Native Bred Pedigree Beef Sales will take place at Chelford on Saturday 12 November 2016. There was a typo in the packs issued at the Open Day at Kinross. The above date is correct.

Shows & Events

Oban Autumn Show and Sale

Sunday 9th & Monday 10th October 2016

Oban Livestock Centre, Upper Soroba, Oban

Tel: 01786 446866

Chelford Sale of Highland Cattle

Saturday 12th November 2016

Chelford Agricultural Centre, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Tel: Tel: 01625 861122

Stars of The Future

12th November 2016

Stirling Agricultural Centre, Stirling, FK9 4RN

Tel: 01786 473055

126th Annual Spring Show & Sale of Highland Cattle at Oban

12th February & 13th February 2017

Oban Livestock Centre, Upper Soroba, Oban. PA34 4SD

Tel: 01631 570631