SOAY SHEEP SCOTLAND
We like to recruit them young!
Still on probationary period, prefers to work flexi-time
Our latest recruit - job spec: "junior tractor inspector"
conducts Risk Assessment - thankyou, Report awaited
Celia's twins - just a few hours old -
weighed in at 2.5 KGs each
Thanks, Celia - for this Easter Sunday Gift!
"SOLD to Sandra!!!!"
names: Happy and Holly
"Happy Easter!" - and welcome to our world...
(itsa girl!) named "Haribo" - coz she's a sweetie
Andrew, Catherine, you've beaten us to it!
First Soay lambs we know of from our friends this year
born off "Jackson", our stock ram who we sold to a family in the Western Isles
This wee twin tup lamb was rejected by his mum
BUT, the family German Shepherd "Roly" has adopted him
despite her recuperation from a leg op
"Thankewe, so much, Roly!" - you are, a STAR!
CLUCKING GREAT NEWS!
MOSSOAY FLOCK have welcomed three rescue hybrid hens from BHWT (British Hen Welfare Trust)
Below a few pics of the girls, below - on their first day out
No spats or conflict with the existing coop-mates - well, not so far!
EVENT - SEPTEMBER, 2019
- SSGF Festival will be held at Lanark Agricultural Centre,
(Lawrie & Symington Mart)
Saturday 28 September, 2019
MOSSOAY FLOCK exhibited at Scottish Smallholder Festival
at Lawrie & Symington Mart, FORFAR, October, 2018
Meeehhd and greeted many of our kind friends and visitors
(as well, a few unscheduled visits to neighbouring stock! - BLESS!)
Macro, one of Alice's twin boys got a permanent contract near Hexham.
(Hope they've got a wheelbarrow!)
Macro, best luck with your ladies - we hear from your new owners that you've been in some mischief!!
Baaahh baaahh, Macro - miss you loads,
and may you sire MANY lambs, 2019
"Small Pet Boarding"
Falkirk and environs......
is a new project set up by one of our own clients
(BUT NOT FOR SHEEP!)
They specialise in holiday care and boarding:-
Birds, amphibians, reptiles, rodents, insects and "other exotic pets"
Rachael and her husband have given great homes to several of our rare breed Soay Sheep, and have given them all the care, thought and attention that we could ever hope for
Contact Rachael's "small pet boarding" for Falkirk area:-
Eddie - our prettiest ever "MOSSOAY" bred lamb
Excellently homed and cared for by Rachael n Andrew, Falkirk
"sometimes a bit of a trim is necessary!"
"Eddie, we miss you", but will visit you again, soon
TUPPENCE! STAR MUM, 2018
(although she DID attempt a couple of lamb thefts!)
born Friday 04 May 2018
both now rehomed to a family in Gairloch on 22 July
along with their half sister, daughter of Skye
"Lamb-kins, we MISS YOU"
but we know you will be socialised and loved....
"Thankyou, family in Gairloch"
SKYE - proud mum
twins born Friday 04 May 2018
combined birth weights nearly 6 KGs...
a top up of calcium for mum,
and a wee drink of "Life Aid" - "Lucozade for sheep"
Skye is on holiday, to supervise a couple of young ladies we sold in 2018, as a companion, along with "Shani"
Peter - helps clean up Alice's twin boys
A boy - weighed in at 3.46 KGs
on Friday 20 April, 2018
This tup lamb has been sold to
Auchingarrich Wildlife Park, Comrie, to work.
Aisha's lamb - itsa boy!
Born Sunday 15 April, 2018
"GIRL FRIDAY" First arrival,
Born 13 APRIL 2018
And she has been rehomed to Fife
along with various other half sisters, and also her full sister, "Friday", who was born just the year before...
"Girl Friday - we miss you!"
EVENT 28 SEPTEMBER 2019
SMALLHOLDER AND GROWER FESTIVAL
FRANC's first dates!
"man at work"
Now relocated to Ladybank - as a Companion............
"Miss you, Franc!"
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
GUINEVERE - OBITUARY - 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)
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!
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
re-homed / sold to a great home in Oban, 2016
Daisy's twins. Born in a snowstorm. Rescued by Pete!
Eddie Blizzard and Edna Snowflake Both now sold
Eddie to Falkirk; and Edna to Oban
(Eddie won a rosette at Lanark Show, 2017)
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!
Getting in shape for Spring lambing
Plenty grass, and extra feeds, including apples kindly supplied by Jo n Pete's neighbours
Edna Snowflake, Eisha and Eva
Delighted in our new home in Oban