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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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Back to the mart

We were back at Dingwall Mart again today, hopefully for the last time this year. This time we were selling the bullocks which have been grazing here since we bought them in April. There is quite an element of luck … Continue reading

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The sale

  So, I am back from my first lamb sale. It went remarkably well and we got a fair price for all our lambs; very reassuring. It was particularly nice that our main batch of ewe lambs, pictured in the … Continue reading

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Gathering the sheep

  It is a big day for Croick tomorrow with our first lambs going to market. These are the first lambs from the gemmers (maiden ewes) we bought in Autumn 2010. Today we were gathering them in, counting, sorting and … Continue reading

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Our cattle go to market, or not

We sent our cattle to Dingwall Mart last week. Unfortunately I was not able to attend, but they did very well. The whole process though was ┬ánot without incident. We buy a group of stots (eg bullocks) every spring to … Continue reading

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