Scottish farmers distressed by savage sea eagle attack on newborn lamb

It appears that the unseasonable snowfall in Perthshire this week was enough to make conditions more difficult than they should have been for Kenny and Rhona Duncan, but they faced an unexpected challenge when they reached their lambing field at Cockerstone, Little Glenshee, near Bankfoot, on Tuesday. They found a sea eagle eating a newborn […]

Shooting estates put Red Grouse before public health.

Asulam has been removed from a list of chemicals approved for use within the European Union because of safety fears about its occasional use on spinach. However this herbicide, most commonly sold as ‘Asulox’, is mainly used to fight the spread of bracken (ie. Pteridium aquilinum) in moorland areas of Europe and estates should be […]