Post Brexit Sheep: Risks + Opportunities


Hill sheep face a challenging future.  This meeting is an opportunity to hear from industry and specialists.

SRUC sheep specialist Poppy Frater will cover the following topics with a practical demonstration.

  • Condition scoring demo – scoring ewe fat reserves to check their nutrition
  • Ewe nutrition through pregnancy
  • Selecting replacement hoggs for rearing success, low labour and longevity

Auctioneer Ian Tolmie will give an update of the lamb trade and his thoughts for the future while Highland sheep farmer Robert MacDonald will give an industry perspective.  SAC vet Franz Brulisauer will be in attendance to tackle some of the key diseases facing west coast flocks.


For further information please contact our helpline on 0300 323 0161 and ask for Janette or email


Bookings are no longer available for this event.