Farmer David Coghill from Tofts of Tain, Castletown, was amazed when his six-year-old Simmental cross cow produced a trio of healthy heifer calves.
The study hopes to find accessible and acceptable ways to support people when they are feeling the weight of farming and crofting life.
A Highland estate which transformed from an arable farm into a luxury tourism destination has been named the UK Small Business of the Year.
DINGWALL and Highland Marts Ltd sold 220 store cattle, 149 adult head of breeding cattle and 78 OTM cattle yesterday.
From the Croft
The Scottish Crofting Federation has welcomed Mairi Gougeon in her new role as Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands – with a ‘to do list’.
An unusually coloured lamb born at a Melvich farm last week has been described by his owner as like a sheep in cow's clothing.
We’ve been lambing for a few weeks and things are ticking over, with the usual trials and tribulation
NFU Scotland is encouraging crofters and farmers to prioritise filling out their Single Application Form as soon as possible.
Over two thirds of sheep farmers responding to a survey reported that they had seen an increase in sheep-worrying attacks by dogs in the past year.
April already and as expected it brings lambing, mixed weather, IACS, and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) inspections.