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Carstairs Mains

Farm Name:Carstairs Mains
Farmer(s):Andrew Baillie
Farm Size:253ha of which 208ha is agricultural land
Enterprises:Main Enterprises: Mixed unit with suckler cows, breeding ewes, dairy bull beef and arable. Livestock Details: Suckler Herd - 80 Spring Calving Cows (Predominantly Limx & BRBX) - Bull Calves (Finished entire at 12 – 14m of age) - Heifer Calves (20 retained as replacements, rest sold store at 10 – 11m of age) Breeding Ewes – 150 Purebred ewes (100 Beltex & 50 Texel) - Lambs (Primarily sold/retained for breeding, surplus finished and sold privately to a local farm shop) Commercial Ewes – 85 Crossbred Ewes (Tupped with Beltex) - Lambs (Sold finished through local mart or privately) Dairy Bull Beef - 120 per year Calves (Purchased from 2 local dairy herds at 8 weeks of age) - Finishing (Calves are selected for sale by DLWG & fat cover)
Altitude:200m a.s.l
Ownership:Owned
Facilitators:
  • Grant Conchie
  • Raymond Crerar
First Meeting:15th November 2012
Address:
Carstairs
Lanark
ML11 8QP
55° 41' 8.934" N, 3° 41' 3.3684" W
Contacts:
  • Grant Conchie, Tel 01555 662562, grant.conchie@sac.co.uk
  • Raymond Crerar, Tel: 01292 525458, raymond.crerar@sac.co.uk

Grassland & Cropping Details (ha):
- Temporary Grass 70ha
- Permanent Grass 22ha
- Winter Wheat 5ha
- Fodder Beet 7ha
- Spring Barley 85ha