This time tomorrow one of three outstanding sheep businesses will be named Scotland’s Best Sheep Farm of the Year at AgriScot. The finalist farms, from Borders and Ayrshire, were selected from a strong list of nominations this year. While the companies themselves are quite different, both are run by producers
THREE “Outstanding” sheep businesses have been unveiled as finalists for the AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year award. While the companies themselves are quite different, all are run by producers dedicated to producing premium, quality-guaranteed IGP Scottish Lamb. The finalists are Sharpitlaw in Kelso, led by Kevin Stewart; Orchardton
Sheep. The exact starting and ending point is actually a difficult point to predict in a dynamic farming business. Annual sales and shortened evenings are all indicators that the sheep calendar year is drawing to a close – although weather, factory prices, feed costs and individual business setup will all
Françoise Saverot keeps one of her Tunis sheep, a rare breed, on her farm in Barboursville. LOGAN BOGERT / GREENE COUNTY RECORD BARBOURSVILLE – Owning sheep was Françoise Saverot’s dream since she was a little girl, and now Saverot is living that dream at Three Sheep Inn Farm in Barboursville.
A progressive approach to herd health, combined with hard work and savvy marketing, has allowed a Lincolnshire couple to expand their sheep business and income. Chris and Louise Elkington of Gelston, near Grantham, lead a herd of 450 after starting with just two companion sheep 10 years ago. They branched
Plans to reintroduce the golden eagle to Wales prompted farmers to record predator attacks on sheep at the NSA Cymru Wales AGM. Brexit, the orientation of companies towards an uncertain future and a proactive approach to animal health were among the other topics discussed. President Tim Ward said the annual
THE McGowan family of Incheoch, near Alyth, Perthshire, have been announced as this year’s AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year winner. Husband and wife team Neil and Debbie McGowan, in partnership with Neil Judy’s mother, father Finlay and sister Clare manage the 485 hectare farm at the foot of
A family farm in Perthshire was named today (Wednesday 21 November) AgriScot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year 2018. The award is managed by AgriScot and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and sponsored by Thorntons Solicitors. Incheoch, near Alyth, is run by husband and wife team Neil and Debbie McGowan in