Category: Farm

Healthy, delicious and home-produced: Rothiemurchus venison

Healthy, delicious and home-produced: Rothiemurchus venison Health benefits of venison At Rothiemurchus we have long known about how great venison is, however it is just recently that the rest of the nation have caught on with sales of the meat soaring over the past few years.  So why the sudden increase in popularity? Well, it’s… Read more »

Highland Cows on a Highland Estate

Want to know more about Highland Cows? Well, you’ve come to the right place! The Highland Cow, or ‘heilan coo’ as it is affectionately known is one of Scotland most iconic animals.  With its flowing red coat and long pointed horns, Highland Cattle have long been a part of everyday life at Rothiemurchus.  Highland cattle… Read more »

Highland Beef – from Estate to plate.

Most of you are possibly unaware, but at the minute there’s a storm raging in farming press over the quality of beef. John Elliott is a farmer from the Borders who has built a reputation over the decades as Scotland’s top beef breeder and has been at the forefront of many new ideas and management… Read more »

Eat. Sleep. Farm. Repeat.

Eat. Sleep. Farm. Repeat. Hi, and welcome to the Rothiemurchus Farm blog. First of all, I’d better introduce myself. My name is Alan Rankin and I’m the Cattle Manager. I’ve only been here 6 months, following in the footsteps (or should that be wheel tracks?) of Sandy McKenzie, who retired after nearly 40 years at… Read more »