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Islay Estates Farming Update

New developments on the Home Farm include the purchase of a new bull, Jawbreaker, cutting hay and the addition of 14 Luing heifers from Oronsay. Last year we bought 6 Luing heifers from the RSPB; they had been brought up on Oronsay and so were well acclimatised to life on the west coast. They fared […]

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Farming on Islay Estates – Update

Last week we bought 6 Luing heifers from the Islay market.  They had been reared on Oronsay so are well acclimatised to to west coast climate.  they are currently grazing at Gartbreck and have been named as Blondie, Brownie, Ginger, Chantelle, Sybil and Justine.  The explanation for the names is a little obtuse – blame my […]

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