A very, very wet day on farm and filming for BBC Landward, wonderful to talk about the provenance and quality of eatting traditional rare breed pedigree meat. A huge thank you to children who had. Great but wet day filming, Director Michael, camera man Andrew and presenter  Arlene Stewart , who made it so much […]


Meeting the Prince

  A Busy start to Summer 2017, with a visit to Dumfries house and HRH Prince Charles. Lovely to give talk on Rare Breed at opening of the Dumfries House Rare Breed educational centre and a nice wee chat with the Prince . Its always nice seeing the animals out thriving in the fields and […]

Rowan my wee kidding farmer.

Spring 2017

What a great time of year seeing all the animals out enjoying some sun.  We have just finished kidding which went really well and delighted that my children where so hands on, 10yr old Rowan and Jamie 12yrs old kidded the last 5 themselves and did a great job, patient, respectful and knowledgable ……so proud […]

Poppy on the quad

Autumn update

It’s been a busy summer, with the births of several litters of beautiful rare breed Registered British Landrace and Lops, two of which are soon off to a very Royal home. Poppy helped me this week with some fencing, she rather enjoys the quad bike. The weather has been a bit of a challenge over […]

Glasgow Lives

Glasgow Live interview

I was interviewed by Elaine Livingstone of Glasgow Live today, we talked about how I got into farming, my love of animals, our small farm and how it became a small business, and how important an ethical approach is to us. You can read the article on the Glasgow Live website: Glasgow Lives: Ruth, 41, Strathaven, small […]