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Oban livestock sale report Oct 1st

Oban Sale Reports TUESDAY 1st OCTOBER 2013 – STORE CATTLE http://www.caledonian-marts.com/news/595/83/TUESDAY-1st-OCTOBER-2013—STORE-CATTLE.html Oct 2, 2013 John Kyle, a View from the Rostrum Oban Livestock Centre Record averages were recorded on Tuesday at Oban with a larger entry sold to the corresponding sale last year. An excellent ringside of buyers forward from Cumbria, Yorkshire and throughout Scotland […]

October 4, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture  No Comments

Oban livestock sale report : Tuesday 24th September

Oban Sale Reports  : TUESDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2013 – BREEDING SHEEP http://www.caledonian-marts.com/news/587/83/TUESDAY-24th-SEPTEMBER-2013—BREEDING-SHEEP.html Oban – Caledonian Marts (Stirling) Ltd (Tuesday 24th September) had forward 3952 Breeding Sheep. Blackface Ewes (1230) averaged £50.26 (-£0.60 on the year) selling to £70 A Buchanan, Achnaba. Chev Ewes (504) averaged £50.89 (-£19.30 on the year) selling to £64 M Shaw, […]

September 25, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture  No Comments

recent successes for Ardchattan Farmers at Oban sales

http://www.caledonian-marts.com/news/561/83/TUESDAY-10th-SEPTEMBER-2013—STORE-CATTLE.html At this Septembers judging of store cattle and following sale : Overall Champion went to the Buchanan Family, Achnaba, North Connel with a Black Limousin Bullock scaling 445kgs and realised £1150. Reserve Champion went to Douglas MacDonald, Tyree, Benderloch with a 400kg Red Limousin Heifer which made £1030 to Alan Wilson, Crawfordjohn Mill, Crawfordjohn.

September 22, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture  No Comments

Dawnfresh at Ardchattan Community Council meeting

here is one article on the meeting last night http://www.fishupdate.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/20020/Dawnfresh_grilled_by_communities_over_sea_loch_plans.html and here are some notes on some of the points made throughout the presentation and the question time afterwards There are 14 full time staff, of which 6 are on temporary contracts. There are presently vacancies for 3 more posts : Farm technician : Farm […]

August 14, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture, argyll and bute council, Etive  3 Comments

Childrens Classes for Lorn Show 3rd August 2013

Children’s Class ( Under 16 years ) Age 8 and under : 84. 3 Sugar Mice 85. Slice of toast decorated as a “Cat” 86. Garden on a plate no more than 9″ in diameter 87. Pencil and Crayon drawing of my “Pet” Age 9 – 11 88. 4 Gingerbread men decorated 89. 4 Cupcakes […]

July 29, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture  No Comments

Friends of Loch Etive

http://www.lochetive.org/ Dawnfresh Farming Limited, the rainbow trout fish-farming company, is seeking planning permission to build a massive and permanent floating 10-cage fish-farm at Sailean Ruadh, effectively doubling the tonnage of rainbow trout farmed on Loch Etive. find out more on the website

July 24, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture, argyll and bute council, Etive  No Comments

North Connel and District Horticultural Show 2012

On Saturday 25th August, Victory Hall at 2pm.

August 7, 2012   Posted in: Agriculture, Arts and Crafts, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Children, Community, Event, Family, North Connel, Schools, Village Halls  No Comments

Apple Day, Fruitful Skills and our local Harvest

Have you got lots of apples and don’t know what to do with them? Or would you like to learn which varieties you have? Do you just like eating scrummy things with fruit? This Thursday’s Local Producers Market is a celebration of our local harvest, the Second Argyll Apple Day, with the Scottish National Apple […]

October 16, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, Environment, Event, Family  No Comments

Local Farmers and Crafters Market -Thurs 5th August

Local Food and Crafts Market, Kintaline Farm, Benderloch Come and join us for locally produced food, arts and crafts, have your breakfast, lunch or tea with us this weeks specials include : – home made pork pies, braised quail, mull cheese, celtic art, sculptures, spuds and veggies — alongside all the regular favourites – bring […]

August 3, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, Benderloch, Business, Community, food and drink  No Comments

Success first time out for Ban Righ of Mottistone

This two year old Highland heifer, from Benderloch, took the breed championship at a sunny Stirling Show on Saturday. Well deserved reward for hard work to Michael Poland, of West Ferlochan. Ban Righ of Mottistone is  by Phillip 2nd of Auchtenny and out of Ban Righ 4th of Roisbheinn Read more: http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1781092#ixzz0qrx3JdTI

June 14, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, Benderloch  No Comments