Category Archives: Auchenstroan Tales

Settling in to Auchenstroan

It has been 3 weeks since we moved here and we are finally beginning to feel more settled.  Of course, there's loads of work to do and on top of that, lambing is about to begin and we are also expecting our first pigs.  But first, s picture tour of our new place. [caption id="attachment_2538"…
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Lambing is on at Auchenstroan

When we decided to move last summer, we spent a lot of time discussing whether we could lamb or not.  Aside from ensuring the welfare of the sheep, there were all sort of logistical considerations to overcome.  In the end, we decided it would be best to skip a year.  We were disappointed but at the…
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Our Move to Auchenstroan

After weeks of waiting and planning, it was time for the move.  This was actually split into two moves, the first moving the animals and the second all our house stuff.  I had got my qualification enabling me to move the sheep that distance.  We have too few to get hauliers interested and we also…
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