Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
MORE than 2.2m Scottish consumers are hearing what makes Scotch Beef PGI a cut above the rest in a new radio campaign launched this month by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
WINNER of the prestigious Connachan Salver is Charlie Mitchell, who farms at Little Larg, Barlure and Cairnerzean, New Luce, with sons Jim and Alan.
CATTLE breeding company, World Wide Sires (WWS) has started its own UK business after splitting with Cogent Breeding in December, of last year, after five years of co-operation.
DAIRY cattle numbers south of the Border and in Ireland have again risen on the year, increasing the risk of further milk price reductions.
SHEEP producers should think twice before signing what may be perceived as a lucrative supermarket contract to provide a continuous amount of finished prime lambs.
DAIRY farmers can reduce their reliance on antibiotics by more selective dry cow therapy, instead of blanket use - saving at least £20 per cow.
A NEW centre record was set at Hammerlands, Moffat, at the weekend when C and D Auction Marts' sale of 47 working collies and four pups hit a top of 4500gns.
KEEP nice and warm whilst you're lambing this year with a Scotch Lamb beanie hat!
THIS month saw the final meeting of the Forth Monitor Farm and the end of a very valuable three-year programme, according to host farmer Duncan McEwen.
MUTTON has made a resurgence in many of the country's leading restaurants, and diners in Northern Ireland can now look forward to celebrating goat kid meat - or cabrito as it's better known - from Broughgammon Farm.