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A Deer Visitor.

We have several different groups of deer living freely down here at Ross Bay in the woods on the farm.  We do have a mother with 2 young living in the wood on the driveway to our house and the cottages.  Our talented guest Jill Rowland staying in Creel Cottage caught this superb photo of

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Silaging.

Time for the second cut of silage to be made for the winter feed for the cattle at Ross.

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It’s silaging time at Ross Bay

The fields are buzzing with activity as the first cut of silage is gathered in.

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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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Ross Bay Retreat on Border Life!

We were excited a few weeks ago when the Border TV crews visited Ross Bay while making a feature on diversification in farming. The piece aired on Border TV on the 28th of September, but if you missed that you can watch it here > http://www.itv.com/news/border/update/2015-09-29/watch-border-life-the-human-slingshot/ and find out what we have been trying to establish

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Farm work – topping finished.

Well, that’s is all the topping of the grass finished for this year. Everywhere looking nice and green, with fresh grass for the cattle and sheep to forage upon before the weather takes the Autumn turn!

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Contented.

One of the cows with her calf enjoying life on Ross farm.

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Our new bull – steady Eddie!

The new addition to the Ross herd is steady Eddie, as we have called him.  He is really quiet and only young.  Hopefully he will work well and produce us some lovely young calves in the spring!

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