Our Crofting

Diary

A visit to Am Blar Beag offers a unique opportunity to see a working croft close up and gain some insights into the crofting way of life, this can be discussed at the time of booking with Christina or Angus.

 

The crofting activity calendar details the various crofting activities undertaken at different times of the year.

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JANUARY

Cattle and Sheep feeding, livestock management.

MARCH

Cattle and sheep feeding, Cattle calving, livestock management.

MAY

Cattle mating preparation, grass management, livestock management

JULY

Milk ewe shearing, silage making, livestock management, grass management

SEPTEMBER

Sheep sale selection, cattle sale selection, Tup sale preparation, livestock management, grass management, stock tup purchases.

NOVEMBER

Sheep mating preparation, livestock management, grass management, cattle and sheep housing preparation. 

FEBRUARY

Cattle and sheep feeding, Cattle calving, Sheep pregnancy scanning, livestock management.

APRIL

Cattle and sheep feeding, Cattle calving, livestock management.

JUNE

Dry Sheep shearing, silage making, livestock management, grass management.

AUGUST

Sheep sale selection, Tup sale preparation, livestock management, grass management 

OCTOBER

Sheep sale selection, cattle sale selection, livestock management, grass management

DECEMBER

Livestock management, grass management