Ewes that cannot produce 2 lambs in under the average number of days to slaughter are culled. We work on the present years averages as weather conditions each spring can have an impact on finishing times. This year we intend to introduce a Hampshire Down sire to ewes that perform below the average number of days to slaughter. We hope that by using the Hampshire cross this will increase their lambsâ€™ live weight gain as the ewe is still correct in other aspects.Â Â Read more [HERE]
Â â€śI was impressed from the very first time I saw the Lleyn ewesâ€ť says Jimmy Law who farms at Baillieknowe near Kelso.Â Unfortunately their Greyface flock was wiped out by MV in the summer of 2017 so they decided to source MV accredited Lleyn replacements. Read more [HERE]
Don't forget when ordering your tags
The Society information (membership number & year of birth) needs to be printed on the secondary tag! Contact Gwenda or Heather if you have any queries on the matter.
On Wednesday Neil & Debbie McGowan, Flock 894 were awarded the Agri Scot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year.Â Â Well done to the McGowan Family. Read more [HERE]