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Glenbarr Farms

Duncan Macalister
Farm Name:Glenbarr Farms
Farmer(s):Duncan & Fiona Macalister plus two full time workers
Farm Size:1720 acres
Enterprises:Beef Cows - 115 - Aberdeen Angus X. All outwintered on shore fields. Spring calving herd. In-calf Hfrs - 22 AAX Bulling Hfrs - 20 AAX Breeding Bulls - 4 AA Bulls Calves - 122 Calves - All AAX Breeding ewes - 300 Greyface and Llyen ewes to the Cheviot and Suffolk tups 300 BF Ewes on easy care system to the Llyen tup. Tups - 22 - Suffolk, Cheviot and LLyen. Lambs - 650 - All sold fat. Finished on grass and forage rape. Cropping Barley - 100 acres - Wagon for home feeding. Half combined and barley fed to finishers and ewes and straw used for bedding calves and cows brought in for calving. The other half whole cropped. Fodder Rape - 15-20 acres - for finishing lambs Grassland - 295 acres Temporary Grassland 205 acres Permanent Grassland 520acres Rough grazing/hill ground Also approx 600 acres in Trees
Altitude:0 - 275 above sea level
Facilitators:
  • Linda McLean
  • Alan Boulton
First Meeting:16th March 2011
Address:
Glenacardoch
Glenbarr
By Tarbert
PA29 6UT
55° 34' 3.216" N, 5° 41' 47.256" W
Contacts:
  • Linda McLean - kilmahofarm@btconnect.com - 07725994521
  • Alan Boulton - alan@huntawayconsulting.co.uk - 07795472442