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Cladich Fold of Highland Cattle
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The Cladich fold featured in Volume 1 of the Highland Cattle Society Herd Book of 1885 and was founded on bloodlines from Barbeck, Balliemore, Foreland, Gartlea, Glenfalloch, Laudale, Mingary and Skipness.

Domhnull Ruadh of Cladich, calved 1878, and bred by John MacColl, manager, Cladich, gained the Highland and Agricultural Society's silver medal at the Inveraray District competition in 1882.

Cladich is situated on South Loch Aweside and the highland cattle graze mostly on rough hill land.

The cattle are kept outside all year round and they are fed hay and cow rolls from December to April.

Portrait of Highland Cows
The Dragon garding the fields
The Dragon guarding the fields

Bulls have been exported to Australia, Denmark, Sweden, and USA, and females to Austria, Belgium, Denmark,Germany, Holland and Switzerland. Cattle are sold privately and at Oban in February and October.

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The Cladich Fold
Fold of Highland Cattle on Mull
Spring Calves
Spring Calves

Farmhouse with Cruachan in the background
Farmhouse with Cruachan in the background
Cow with Calf
Cow and Calf

On the move.
Cow with dun calf

Springtime
Grazing on Mull

 

 

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