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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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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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Sheep shearing all done for 2017.

The lovely sunshine at costa del ross, made the sheep glad to have their long warm fleeces clipped off.   All wrapped up and put in bags, just waiting to be collected and made into some lovely warm winter garments.  The lambs are growing and enjoying relaxing and lapping up the heat whilst exploring the

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Looking contented on the hill.

Its nice to see the sheep and lambs settled and taking in the view sat upon the Mull of Ross.

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February saw lambing time at Ross!

We started lambing in February down here at Ross Bay. It has been a cold and wet time but spring is now here!

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Snow capped distant hills.

Stunning views over the Mull of Ross towards the west.  A little dusting of snow for the perfect country winter scene.  Lovely walks over by Kirroughtree, and Newton Stewart.

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Farm views via the 4×4!

Many of our guests who stay enjoy exploring the Ross on foot, taking in the views, coastlines, farm animals, wildlife and following the sheep pads and footpaths around. For some of our guests who may have found the long walks and terrain too challenging, we have taken them on a trip around some of the

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All gathered together to aim for Spring lambs!

All the ewes are gathered up and put on fresh grass, feet trimmed, foot bathed, vaccinated, wormed and ready for the boys! Hopefully aiming for lambing time late February onwards!!!

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Appearance on ITV Border Life!

We will be appearing on ITV Border Life on Monday 28th September at 8pm, alongside Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre, talking about farm diversification with the holiday cottages and biomass boiler system. We hope you enjoy watching and it either brings back memories, or gives you an idea of what to expect in your forthcoming stay

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Clipping time

Here we are at clipping time with all the ewes being clipped and their wool being rolled up, bagged and sold off to make those wooley jumpers for Christmas.  Bet they feel much cooler with their new hair cut!!

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