Added to that, the "P" part doesn't last very long. I always did ewes with bravoxin before lambing (to lamb in April) and the lambs with heptavac P when I felt that pneumonia season was coming (Septemberish).
Rents get cheaper when you get into "sensible" agricultural sizes. 5ac means that you are competing with horsey types and smallholders.
The going rate in Hampshire was about 20p/ewe/week, although as you go west it can get up to 40, 50 or 60p.
If it was all grass, even with decent...
The University isn't ON any hook - the SU is.
If the University issued that notice there would be a riot. I imagine Edinburgh have just had, or are about to have their NSS - can't see that going well either, which would be a disaster for the University as the Government as well as the students...