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Sika hind and calf

One of the advantages of being up with the pigs every day, is that the deer to become accustomed to your presence. This sika hind and calf where only a few metres away.

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The Mission Hut

It’s been our ambition for some time to convert the Mission Hut at the entrance to the estate into more holiday accommodation. Work is now in full swing and replacement cladding is now being fitted. Inside the accommodation will provide … Continue reading

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Lambing 2019

Apologies for the scarcity of posts from Croick this year. It is not because of a lack of activity. Rather the reverse, we have been to busy to get near this blog. The main event of the year has been … Continue reading

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Sika, up close and personal

One of the benefits of feeding the pigs every morning is that we have a daily opportunity to watch a small herd of sika hinds get increasingly confident and close as they target their share of the pigs daily rations. … Continue reading

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Cooling down

There have not been many days this year when you had to worry about keeping cool; today may well have been the first one. These deer obviously found the river a good place to keep cool and we watched them … Continue reading

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Making haylage

The grass is cut, the sun is shining, so it is time to get it dried and baled as quickly as possible. After a long period of poor weather it is essential to grab the opportunity when you can.

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28 April, 6.30am, -5c

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