SOAY SHEEP SCOTLAND
FRIDAY, 16 FEBRUARY 2018
Caroline Robinson, SAC on neonatal issues - ovines, camelids, cattle
Sponsors, NFU on Risk Management, Accident prevention etc
Soil, crops, environmentals by Audrey Litterick, Earthcare Technical Ltd
"Food Assembly Network" by Theo Laffargue, Riverside Bakery, Stirling
AND there was a highly useful interactive session on new ideas etc to be taken forward by Rosemary's brainchild, "SMALLHOLDER Scotland"
and there were the usual well appreciated refreshments and lunch provided by Pitcairngreen Inn
"AND A GREAT TIME WAS HAD BY ALL!" - thanks, Rosemary
FRANC's first dates!
"man at work"
PROUD WINNER OF SPECIAL ROSETTE
FOR "BEST OF BREED" SOAY
LANARK SHOW, SEPTEMBER 2017
(adeptly shown by our friend, Yvonne)
One for our hairdresser friends!
Daisy's had her haircut!
Pipistrelle visitor -
caught in a glass - AND
rehomed, safely to its friends!
Ezy Jet Celebrity visits our flock!
"TOTO" - the K9 CleanCoats Dog
(beware of AND REPORT cheap imitations)
these coats are unique, stylish, made to measure bodysuits
"to keep dogs OR SICK OR POORLY LAMBS / SHEEP" warm and dry in wet / snowy weather
MADE by our special friends - look them up on
WELL DONE, DAISY....
Easter Monday, 2017
GUINEVERE - Rest at peace, darling
very sadly lost in 2017.....
by our friend in the USA
(Butali's Book is also available in Kindle for electronic readers)
at MOSSOAY rare breed FLOCK!
First Lamb born in 2017
to Aisha - a daughter
Friday has been rehomed in Fife
"Friday we miss you SOay"
EASTER WAS EARLY AT EYNHALLOW, 2017!
A Filly foal named "Dutch Princess"
Born 3 April 2017
FROM PROF RUBINI IN FERRARA, ITALY
Couldn't manage a lamb in here...
We are calling her "FERRARA ROCHER"
Thanks, Michele and Simone!
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY, TO BE CONFIRMED, SEPT, 2018
Scottish Smallholders and Growers Festival
is once more scheduled
where those interested, including those thinking of keeping rare breeds, can view the livestock judging; raise questions with exhibitors; and view the arts and crafts and produce
the Festival organisers may be contacted on
follow this LINK!
FOR ALL OCCASIONS
(other choco offerings as well)
TEAM MOSSOAY OUT IN FORCE!
CLASS "BEST HORNS"
LANARK SSGF SHOW, 24 SEPTEMBER, 2016
Left - Right: PETE, YVONNE, JO AND EMMA
WE'RE THE ONES WITH THE HARNESSED SHEEP...
THANKS TO ALL OUR HELPERS AND SUPPORTERS!
(PIC COURTESY OF RACHAEL)
see our separate tab for
"SHEEP OF THE MONTH"
Then ... Washin' his wee face!
Carlo, a few days old; and his grown self at 6 months - WHAT A SUCCESS!!!!!!
CARLO, the miracle lamb - saved by expert vet ("Carol"), starred in local newspapers, and was sold to a new home on Mull....... happy endings............. bahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
A new species of sheep - a "Hot Sheep"......... a "work in progress" - inspired by Jo's friend, Lyn!
To Aisha, a lamb is born! A girl. Eisha! April, 2016
Well done, Alice - first time mum -
young ladies Eamy and Ellie
Now re-homed / sold
Daisy's twins. Born in a snowstorm. Rescued by Pete!
Eddie Blizzard and Edna Snowflake Both now sold
Eddie - born at 6am, in the snow. He is now a FINE TUP!
May Day present, 2016,
from Guinevere - a twin girl
see her and twin sister - below
Guinevere's twin girls, born May Day 2016
Eve - sold to home in Lancashire
Eva - sold to a home in Oban
Eddie - checking out his new mum!
........ and new Dad and co-carers!
Eddie - at 8 weeks old - now moved to new home
We miss him!
I am DAISY
Am back on the breeding diet!
need to get in shape for the Autumn
Roo-ed since this pic was taken
Daisy and Husband
with daughter Edna Snowflake
and "friend Tuppence"!
Edna Snowflake, Eisha and Eva
Delighted in our new home in Oban