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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    This is my attempt at holistic/ regenerative grazing on my Croft . I haven’t got a clue apart from what I’ve learnt on here. The cows were on here strong in April then rested until June then just on light then rested until now as I am putting them on next week . 1st pic April 2nd pic June and...
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    The Beef Tracker thread (no Sheep)

    there are no no stun abattoirs in Scotland. And Qms have it in writing that nothing scotch assured can go no stun . But maybe that’s changed as would be a couple of years ago since they had that in their literature. Just checked in the standards and it’s still the case that all processor sites...
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    Pine Martins To Be Reintroduced?

    ok yes fair enough but we dont seem to have a bother with them here as they are sea otters and eat crabs in the estuary. Nobody has fish ponds up here. They do bother the cages in the fish farms though . Maybe best to leave the otters and pine Martin up here as they are not a bother .
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    Pine Martins To Be Reintroduced?

    we have loads of pine Martin up here.So that's really weird if they want to re introduce them as they are already here. They like hens. By the way bird flu is taking quite a number of sea eagles. Otters are here too and not a problem not sure what you mean by that. Wolves I dont like, I was...
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    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    plenty English buyers up north on weds. Heres a few for the price tracker, good and medium[ lim]. 365hfr 10 months £1160, 410 hfr 8 months £1350. 407 kg hfrs 10 months £1500. £355 stotts £955 . 300KG Hfr 8 month £790 .615kg Stott 21 months £1700. 607kg Stott £1640 . 17 month Stott 565kg £1590...
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    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    M and S ‘scotch’ steaks constantly the best for flavour . Their organic range is dry and no sweetness and their Angus range is very hit and miss . Worst steak I had recently was from a butcher in skipton . Looked up the butcher on the net and it had pictures of natives .
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    Your current weather.

    its still raining .... its breaking me now ! especially when I know I would only have to drive 100 miles to be in the sun. Anyone want to buy 45 ha croft and a very popular 14 pitch caravan site or swap for land and cottage anywhere away from here . Tourists looking miserable...
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    All kicking off at last. Resignations

    15 now in 24 hours . Previous record was 6 in 24 hours in the 1930s. Bye bye Boris Boris byebye ….🤣
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    Your current weather.

    still raining ...north west highlands, more or less rained all June and didn't change for July .
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    Livestock pictures

    she's as wide as she is tall
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    Livestock pictures

    that's up at Drumnadrochit where its always decent weather, others are at home here in Arisaig
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    Livestock pictures

    spring born calves growing now . No creep yet though
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    Livestock pictures

    baz x luing heifer due to calve in the autum and two old ones who are due their last calves
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    Calf Rescue.

    great job ! unreal how it went in there.
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    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    aye I am a her. And I think you should say sorry
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