Farm Name:Torloisk
Farmer(s):Iain MacKay
Farm Size:Total 3100 ha comprising of 2880ha tenanted and 220ha rented on a seasonal basis
Enterprises:Livestock: 850 ewes including 400 pure BF hill ewes, 400 BF and BFxCheviot hill ewes put to the Cheviot tup and a 50 head pure cheviot stud flock. Replacements kept from both hill flocks, pure cheviot flock kept mainly for the production of tups to be used on the crossing hill flock. 51 highland cows. 15 put to the highland bull, producing pedigree heifers and replacement cows; remainder put to Simental bull for the production of breeding heifers . Select highland bull calves kept for breeding/for sale; remainder of highland and SimX bullocks sold as forward stores (in wintered and grazed following summer, sold in October). Cropping: Silage ground 15ha Forage Rape 3ha 117ha rough inbye and permanent grassland 2965ha hill ground
Altitude:Sea level up to a max of 350m
  • Niall Campbell
  • Donald MacKinnon
First Meeting:9th March 2011
Torloisk Farm
Ulva Ferry
Isle of Mull
PA73 6LT
56° 28' 47.1" N, 6° 9' 52.9632" W
  • Niall Campbell - 07979245903,
  • Donald MacKinnon - 07876636364,
  • SAC Oban 01631 563 093