Rothiemurchus Farming Year 2022’s mild winter meant an early sowing of crops and a successful spring calving for both the Highlands and the crossbreed herds. Construction of a new cattle shed was completed in July and it is now home to 80 calves! By providing a winter home for our spring-born crossbreed calves they can… Read more »
Rothiemurchus Farm Through the Seasons
Rothiemurchus Farm Through the Seasons In farming, weather is crucial and often dictates day-to-day decisions. Winter 20/21 saw truly exceptional weather and snowfall week after week, with temperatures hitting an incredible low of -18 at farm level. Snow fell into early May which meant that spring barley was later sown. Thankfully the farm team… Read more »
It’s a Farm Life!
Our Farmer, Grant Mackenzie, provides us with an overview of a year on the farm at Rothiemurchus: I do not know one farmer that will tell you that ‘this was a long year’! There is never enough hours in the day for me and this year has been no exception! Rothiemurchus is a beautifully dynamic… Read more »