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Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities.

Another great Scottish night enjoyed by all in the Harbour Square in beautiful Kirkcudbright.  Highland dancers, pipe bands, bagpipes, country dancing, raffle tickets and the great tug 0 war. Don’t miss the Thursday night entertainment throughout August ending with the Tattoo.

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Sheep management!

Sheep management they call it………..all lambs weaned off their mummies to give them a rest, worming completed and fly deterrent applied so that the horrid flies don’t lay their eggs and cause maggots to grow and hassle the sheep and lambs. The ewes will be pleased to enjoy some time off grazing on the luscious

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Stock judging competition at the Great Yorkshire Show.

Well, we had a trip down to the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate and our Stephen had a trip to the limousin cattle society stand, and young limousin breeders club, ending up competing in the National Stockjudging Competition 2017 competing for team Scotland, and guess what – team Scotland were 1st place prize winners.  What

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Views of Miekle Ross from the Mull of Ross.

Just while we were out and about our daily business of checking the stock and land here at Ross farm, one sometimes has to stop, and take a photo or two.  The wonderful scenery and landscape is so inviting to get the camera out.  We have many deer as well just roaming around the land

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Calves huddled together.

If in doubt, gather together and have a huddle!  Our spring born calves are enjoying time sunning themselves upon the big hill next to the sea with the sea air blowing through their lungs.  If you are out and about walking you may see them on your travels, although they have such a large area

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Haymaking at Ross Farm.

Haymaking time has been completed for the 2017 winter feed.  First cut silage is done and in the clamp, and we are awaiting the regrowth of our luscious green coastal grass for our second cut silage to make sure we have enough winter fodder for all the farm animals down here on Ross Farm.

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Grand parade day.

We are so lucky here in Kirkcudbright with our summer festivities team, that is the grand parade organised and sure to be brilliant – see you there………

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Arts & Crafts Trail.

Here is the date for the diary, Kirkcudbright Arts & Craft trail, a wonderful, enlightening experience for the family, follow the trail and enjoy some fin filled days out.

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Fun at the Fair!

Our annual Kirkcudbright Country fair has taken place with lots to see and do for all the family.  Entertainment, local food and produce, games, climbing walls, crafts and art………to name just a few.  Plan your holiday in Kirkcudbright for next July and be sure you are in for a treat!

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After a march to the top of the hill.

Looking down from Meikle Ross to the bay, farm steading and cottages.  Lovely summer sunshine.

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