Hardy Luings Prove a hit for Buckholm

Hardy Luings Prove a hit for Buckholm

Breeding for a traditional medium sized Luing cow that is not too extreme, is the aim for Les Robson, who manages Torwoodlee and Buckholm estates in Galashiels, along with Andrew Johnstone and Paul Charton. This type does well on our hill and suits the system well,...
Planning Ahead for Power and Success

Planning Ahead for Power and Success

Everyone wants to produce the big strong powerful tups by growing a big frame, to allow lean muscle to flourish within your breeding flock. Fundamentally this is achieved over a period of time, therefore, it is vital to introduce feeding to a tup’s diet as soon as...
Good Honest Nutrition is Key

Good Honest Nutrition is Key

They say so much can happen in a year, who would have thought… and no, I am not talking about Covid-19 but rather the beef price! Last April, 6-12month steers were averaging £884.46 through the markets compared to this April (2021), stores were averaging an...