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Rare pedigree Shetland calves arrive safely at Hill of Forss

Rare pedigree Shetland calves arrive safely at Hill of Forss

Rare pedigree Shetland calves arrive safely at Hill of Forss

Two rare pedigree Shetland male calves have arrived safely within days of each other after a successful insemination programme carried out last year.


An injection of life for Wick with Community Market shopping – initiative looks to expand and how to get involved

An injection of life for Wick with Community Market shopping – initiative looks to expand and how to get involved

An injection of life for Wick with Community Market shopping – initiative looks to expand and how to get involved

Wick's community council is delighted over the success of the recent open air market in the town and looks forward to developing the initiative.


Caithness firms in the spotlight at Royal Highland Show

Caithness firms in the spotlight at Royal Highland Show

Caithness firms in the spotlight at Royal Highland Show

Caithness firms – from a gin distillery to a candle maker – will be in the spotlight at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh this June.


Farm union condemns new delay to animal health border checks as 'utter madness'

Farm union condemns new delay to animal health border checks as 'utter madness'

Farm union condemns new delay to animal health border checks as 'utter madness'

Plans by the UK government to delay animal and plant health checks on goods coming in from the EU show 'an astonishing level of incompetence'.


Caithness cattle sold at Dingwall and Highland Marts sale

Caithness cattle sold at Dingwall and Highland Marts sale

Caithness cattle sold at Dingwall and Highland Marts sale

Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, on April 27, sold 813 store cattle and 78 OTM cattle.


Bird keepers urged to maintain 'scrupulous biosecurity' as housing measures are lifted

Bird keepers urged to maintain 'scrupulous biosecurity' as housing measures are lifted

Bird keepers urged to maintain 'scrupulous biosecurity' as housing measures are lifted

Chickens and other captive birds will be allowed outside again from next week as some of the most stringent bird flu restrictions are lifted.


Caithness farmers push for micro-abattoir at Keiss

Caithness farmers push for micro-abattoir at Keiss

Caithness farmers push for micro-abattoir at Keiss

A small band of Caithness farmers and crofters say they are determined to create a private kill facility at Keiss.


Caithness mart prices from Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts

Caithness mart prices from Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts

Caithness mart prices from Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts

“Natural grazing cattle sold to sellers advantage with mature forward conditioned cattle also very easily sold.”


Record sale levels as demand remains high at Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts Caithness sales

Record sale levels as demand remains high at Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts Caithness sales

Record sale levels as demand remains high at Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts Caithness sales

Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts (April 11) sold 880 prime, store and feeding sheep.


Caithness farmers beware – Tractor queues could lead to penalty points

Caithness farmers beware – Tractor queues could lead to penalty points

Caithness farmers beware – Tractor queues could lead to penalty points

A warning is issued to farmers in Caithness this Easter Bank holiday weekend as police will be checking for long queues disrupting holiday traffic.


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