The Royal Highland Show…

The annual Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh runs from Thursday until Sunday and the only day we were free to go was today (Saturday). Reports that heavy rain and flooding was so bad on the Thursday and Friday that some events were cancelled and hundreds of…

Ewe with bloat…

I was gripped by terror when we arrived at the farm this evening as there on the top of a hill was a ewe, very still, with all four legs straight up in the air (the image above, although not…

Happy Father’s Day Muffin…

It’s Father’s Day today and it had me thinking (especially after last weeks two births) what a great job Muffin has been doing for us! He is relatively easy to handle – although with his strength and huge tusks I…

Sold Out!

All pork available for delivery this and also next Friday has sold out! We have pork available for sale every Friday….get your orders in as soon as possible, ideally on the Monday or Tuesday of the week you want it.…

Sheep and lambs MOT’d…

Our friend Peter came to help us round up the sheep and give them a thorough check. Having cracked ribs meant I really needed some help with the bulk of sheep handling (or wrestling in my case!) and as Peter…

First steps out…

Both Stumpy and Pip’s piglets ventured outside for the first time today. This is the youngest we’ve ever seen piglets out – Stumpy’s are now 8 days old and Pip’s only 6 days. The weather has been pretty mild and…

Pip’s piglets arrive…

For days now we’ve been wondering when this piggy was going to farrow and having tested her teats this morning as she ate her breakfast it was obvious today was the day! We left her to settle down and got…

Ideal Home Show Scotland…

We decided at the last minute to pop along to the SECC for the last couple of hours of the Ideal Home Show. I was resigned to the fact it was going to cost us £30 to get in as…

At last! Stumpy’s piglets make an arrival…

Well we were starting to worry Stumpy might burst….for a couple of weeks she has been waddling about with a massive belly and desperately uncomfortable and unsettled. Last night we checked her as usual for milk and instead of two…

A tour of the pig’s barn…

We believe in being totally open and transparent about the way we rear our animals (especially our pigs) and we welcome visitors to come and have a look around any time we’re about. So for those of you who live…