It’s been a long wet winter. After the deluge, the land is stirring. Farmers are preparing for spring and with it the arrival of new life.\n\nIn Northumberland, Emma Gra ...
In Armadale, at the northernmost tip of the Scottish mainland, hill farmer Joyce Campbell is checking up on her North Country Cheviot ewes. They live all year round out on 6,000 ...
It is January, the cold month of survival between breeding and birthing. \n\nOn the Stoer Peninsula in the north west Highlands of Scotland, Helen and Graham corral their Highl ...
The year draws to a close, and the farmers race the fading light as they prepare for the worst of the winter.\n\nDisaster strikes for crofters Helen and Graham in the remote nor ...
The first frosts of winter arrive, signalling it is time to settle livestock into winter housing and providing an opportunity for farmers to make plans for the following year.\n ...
In Shetland, Kirsty tackles her first breach birth. Stevie’s favourite pygmy goat Ginger struggles to give birth to twins. Raymond’s cows run amok on their way to th ...
The Rodgers face a final TB test. Animals arrive at Lynn and Sandra’s croft. Raymond is kept guessing by his surrogate sheep and a calving boom starts at Kirsty and Aimee& ...
A new family, dairy farmers the McLeans, are introduced. Raymond goes the extra mile to save his lambs. Stevie faces buffalo cow number 666, and Kirsty and Aimee take last year& ...
Inspectors arrive to check Raymond and Johnny’s subsidy claim. Kirsty and Aimee gather the flock in from St Ninian’s Isle. Lynn and Sandra host their first workshop ...
New entrant crofting couple Lynn and Sandra send their first pigs to slaughter. Raymond’s best bull Major is injured in a brawl. The Rodgers hopes of Balmoral show hang on ...
As the new year begins, we meet three new farming families – father-and-son team Raymond and Johnny Irvine, Shetland sisters Kirsty and Aimee Budge and the Rodgers family ...
As the weather gets warmer, Mel and Martin's cows go back out to the fields, Janet and Alastair have to de-horn their newborn calves, weaning time at the buffalo farm gives ...
Alone on the farm, Mel must act fast to help a trapped bull, the Holstein Society assessor comes to judge the merits of the Roans' herd, an avian flu scare puts Robin and P ...
Dairy farmers Steven and Tracey Roan turn to technology to increase their chances of female calves, David and Sandra's hefted sheep go back to their homes on the hill, Jane ...
On Mull, Janet and Alastair put Owen, their new young virgin tup, to the test. Stevie risks the wrath of the buffalo mums when he ear-tags four newborn calves, early snow on the ...