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What a difference a day makes!

They say that one of the characteristics of Northern Scotland is the changeable weather. Well, it has certainly been changeable this week. On Monday we were stalking in the sunshine with marvellous views to the west coast, as you can … Continue reading

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Feeding time, again

Feeding time for the pigs becomes more of a circus with each day that passes. The deer are becoming bolder and more numerous, and seem more concerned about the reaction of the pigs than os us. But it doesn’t stop … Continue reading

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Emperor Moths

These pictures of Emperor Moths were taken at Croick a few days ago. Many thanks to Nigel Richards who found the moths and took the pictures.

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No country for young lambs

We woke the morning to find weather more like January 26 than April 26. But it is what it is. The lambs seem to have survived so far, but we shall see what the rest of the week brings.

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Waiting and Resting

Lambing involves a lot of waiting around, both for the expectant mothers and for us; long periods of waiting interrupted by unplanned bouts of frantic activity. Today was a waiting day, and because it was also a day the weather … Continue reading

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Autumn Morning

The weather this year has been very poor but we having the consolation of a nice period of Autumn weather. The light was particularly beautiful this morning as the sun crept over the hills. It made you glad to be … Continue reading

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“Croick Airport”

  It felt more like Croick Airport than Croick Estate earlier this week. Croick is part of the North Ross Deer Management Group and this year our annual deer count is being supported by Scottish Natural Heritage which provided two … Continue reading

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