Virtual Fencing Tech Roadshow – Isle of Lewis


Join us Thursday 15th September from 2.30pm to 5.30pm at Comunn Eachdraidh Nis, North Dell, Isle of Lewis to see virtual fencing technology in practice.

Virtual fencing technology is relatively new but has potential to revolutionise cattle enterprises in the hills, upland and islands of Scotland. Donald MacSween (Sweeny) is currently utilising virtual fencing on his croft and grazings to great effect.  At this meeting you will hear first hand from Donald on his experiences to date and allow you to see virtual fencing in practice.  At the meeting you will also hear from Robert Ramsay, SAC Consulting, on how this technology can be used to improve profitability and biodiversity on your Croft or Farm and Iain MacMillan will discuss the technology in terms of CAGS and Common Grazings.This technology is being utilised on many large scale farms on the mainland.  However, the technology is equally valuable on a smaller scale and with lower numbers of stock and will allow crofters and farmers to develop excellent grazing strategies without the need for expensive infrastructure.

Although this meeting will see virtual fencing working on cattle, it is also an option for sheep and for goats.

Virtual fencing works in most scenarios, come along to Comunn Eachdraidh Nis to see if it could work for you.

If you have any queries, please contact Mairi Murray on 01851703103 or email


Bookings are no longer available for this event.