Monthly Archives: August 2013

The lamb sale at Dingwall Mart

  Today was one of the key days of our farming year with the annual lamb sale at Dingwall. We were up early to gather and sort our lambs for the market, in anticipation of the lorry coming to collect … Continue reading

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Highland Moths

Butterfly Conservation ¬†(Highland Branch) were at Croick earlier this week doing a survey of moths. The photographs above and below shows some of what they were able to see and record in one overnight session. All photographs ¬©Nigel Richards   … Continue reading

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Free range pigs

The pigs are now old enough to be allowed to roam free; free at least within about 500 acres. They seem to enjoy it and are doing well, though they are sometimes a challenge to find. I think they meet … Continue reading

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Wader nests at Croick

One of the great pleasures at Croick over the last few years has been to see the year on year increase in ground nesting waders. This year was particularly good. My thanks to Nigel Richards from the BTO for these … Continue reading

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Guest picture

  Thank you very much to our neighbour Morag Soszka for this great photograph taken at Croick. It is just one of many she has been kind enough to share with me.

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