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Howemill @howemill Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Tweets by Nikki from a Scottish small farm...harvesting good times. Regenerative ag. Home of #TheWeeMob & @GGraziers Working with @PastureForLife & @NFFNUK

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Joined Twitter 4/4/19


@GelstonLamb Very orderly!! @Vince_Rookery @theAliceRoberts That’s why I love being part of the @PastureForLife Research Group, seeing the work… https://t.co/dBZ2q8bxTBScottish farmers interested in waders, an opportunity to have proactive work for these species funded through… https://t.co/ckBU8awy8O
Retweeted by Howemill @EphraimB They sure are!Join us on the next ReGenAg live chat - As happy as a cow in clover - with Tim Downes @clovermad and Sarah Appleby… https://t.co/PYAsaaJKJJ
Retweeted by Howemill @EphraimB They are Shetland cattle.I am INCREDIBLY pleased with how my relationship building with Yora is going - closest I have been to her with her… https://t.co/vxpzN7y4p0Nowt better than sitting in the sun with your besties after a week of rain ☀️ #GoNative https://t.co/oAkB06NSSZ @Vince_Rookery Well said Sam 👏 @DrDowhittle Make him watch Gabe Brown’s video when he says instead of looking for what he can kill, he farms to he… https://t.co/0Y2rCP4aGF @DrDowhittle Moles are great! Indicator of high worm numbers as they will be following the food source. Farmers of… https://t.co/fFhNLwv2MM @WildParakeetsUK @WoodlandTrust Rowan!! Wonderful berries, lovely autumn colour and of course a magical tree offeri… https://t.co/oE99M0zczjDid an article on how #RegenAg can improve livestock health - Farmers Weekly https://t.co/sSd1OwkSPZ Join us for ou… https://t.co/hFktTlNOQU
Retweeted by HowemillGreat to see fellow @SoilAssocScot Farm Ambassadors this morning for our story telling workshop! https://t.co/1s0MLMBuZo @cornishgrill Ah cheers mate!! 🙌 @goat_tracks @SoilAssocScot @primalcaroline Ah perfect! We accidentally seem to have developed our own version of… https://t.co/DqxZI5XxLp @goat_tracks @SoilAssocScot We genuinely believe that HPG can be applied anywhere and that with time and a willingn… https://t.co/XdS8C8nEx2 @goat_tracks @SoilAssocScot We check regularly, and it also depends on what level of impact we want - with super h… https://t.co/lSuvloq4n3 @goat_tracks @SoilAssocScot It is totally by feel and getting an eye in - plate meters aren’t any use on this kind… https://t.co/Q1LDL96lqKFitting new cattle in with the herd helps them learn and with brand new cows in a big field we will start with larg… https://t.co/HoRHvvArCdCattle are naturally VERY inquisitive so they will inevitably touch it to investigate what it is and get a shock. T… https://t.co/OrAwp0eAfDWe’ve been asked about training our cattle to the fence.... As we are new entrants and growing our herd, we have h… https://t.co/XTIARzeh1E @WhitriggsStuart 👏👏 Nice - what’s driving your decisions around paddock size and length of time between moves?#PasturePower Day 2 - today we look at “the move”. We like to keep things low key and low stress for #theweemob -… https://t.co/GqhmuC6UBJ
10/20
2020
@Rosewood_Farm @NoningtonFarms @NFFNUK @kentdowns6 😂😂 @Rosewood_Farm @NoningtonFarms @NFFNUK @kentdowns6 Great minds ey Rob?! 😆 https://t.co/KiJhhIJfYg @NoningtonFarms @kentdowns6 @NFFNUK A mix - mosaics and edges create multiple habitats for a range of species (thou… https://t.co/ZeN0oPSnFo @DJeffery49 Yes David - best of historic and traditional ways (natural herd behaviour + transhumance) taken forward… https://t.co/rhaQgNx8W7 @Friesian_man @SoilAssocScot Thanks Bruce! @Liam_gamekeeper @weedsandwellies @lynbreckcroft Yep - we see the same here 👍 Do you undertake monitoring for inver… https://t.co/Tih3qelc3z @Liam_gamekeeper @weedsandwellies @lynbreckcroft Sounds great Liam - would be interested to know more....great exam… https://t.co/shzS8HKN1K @weedsandwellies @lynbreckcroft Sounds fab - yes keep me updated and can always share more widely if not something… https://t.co/b4ioNBvOFg @FarmC02Toolkit Oof I’m SO cynical about this - and unfortunately can’t make the virtual farm walk to have my mind… https://t.co/G35INYVIVa @LinesMartin Hope this isn’t the same field you were in at 11am this morning?! @Seaweedonaslate Ah that’s great to hear!! Absolutely LOVE that book! @weedsandwellies @lynbreckcroft YES YES YES! Desperately looking for this sort of thing near us but timber funds wh… https://t.co/tPQ4zSNP9nIt’s been a grim wet day today - so Melanie got access to the polytunnel! https://t.co/IOL3MCLFRp @diggerdansmith @SoilAssocScot Thanks Dan 😊 @WeirdScotland Learned this week about highland bobbin mills making bobbins to make cloth in the cotton mills furth… https://t.co/svuBNH4P3A @goat_tracks @SoilAssocScot Will try and remember...but yes, we do. @BalsarGlen Henceforth to be known as “Silvomob” or “Treemobbing” 😂 @BarnsideFarm Mostly trees and flowers 🙈😆 #hippygrazing ✌️🌻🌳Hear about @LockettRichard's plans for a new community woodland for Dingwall https://t.co/I8uD9QmGZv at our online… https://t.co/nIX5gptRJD
Retweeted by HowemillThis week we are going to be sharing our approach to #MobGrazing - why we do it, how we do it and the benefits we a… https://t.co/YdYzMyFRqL
10/19
2020
@NorthernMGirl @DanclawddPembs Oh gosh, don’t tell me that - I rely on the lack of bulls eye to confirm I’ll be ok post tick bite 🙀 @HawHillFarm Oh nice! @HawHillFarm Need to find yourself a new sawmill 😉😆WE'RE HIRING! Got a clean driving license, can-do attitude and ready for a new challenge?? Working with quite prob… https://t.co/TaNbj4x45o
Retweeted by Howemill @Bags_of_Taste *makes!! @Bags_of_Taste Thanks - we have found a couple of males are designed for this 👍 @Hebrideanrefurb @scot_homestead Thanks muchly! 🙂 @scot_homestead @Hebrideanrefurb Thank you :-) @offer_andy Ah ok, ideally wanted stainless but if you think white is ok as long as kept clean then that's good to know - thanks! @AlexHeffron88 @farmer_richiet Good shout Alex, thanks. There is a company in Inverness, so will give them a call… https://t.co/7XOtTWBNaf @farmer_richiet Ah grand, cheers! @HighFarndale @farmer_richiet Thanks Peter! @farmer_richiet Was thinking that Rich - not sure where I'd go to get it though...not much coming up on fb or ebay,… https://t.co/fAAK7Jwv3W**Freezer Advice** Looking for two large chest freezers (over 600l capacity) with stainless steel lids and to be h… https://t.co/gJpiJVofyU @DanclawddPembs It’ll be itchy but only need to worry if a very distinctive bulls eye rash emerges...I need more aspen in my life.... https://t.co/jbQLnhSxT4Marvellous morning with Sarah on a story walk in strathspey for James’ birthday. Learned lots, enjoyed the views g… https://t.co/LU81XHn7EL @VeryGameGirl Looking for the same so will keep an eye on this thread 🙂 @Southacrefarm @littler_mark @herdyshepherd1 The cost of cheap food is far reaching - Robot proxies for cows are an… https://t.co/bRk6N8T8VJBack grazing in the same place as in May, and the fallen down birch is getting the same treatment - they can’t help… https://t.co/Q2TiCbhHsL
10/18
2020
@edthrumsvets That’s great to hear! Benefits of reduced wormer use beyond lower risk of AR, such as impact on dun… https://t.co/HsqPorZwRD @edthrumsvets Do you or many of your clients FEC to check the need for wormer? Does everything get dosed? @FarmInterlace We mob graze through forest and woodland pasture - trees were serving as shelter today in pretty miserable weather.Great thread from Claire 👇👇 A neighbouring farmer stopped for a chat over the gate yesterday - made me realise how… https://t.co/zL6AC763j7 @EdDickson7 @HfdshireKate Kicking back and taking it easy now then Ed? They are looking 👌Saturday afternoon ruminations #cowsintrees #agroforestry https://t.co/c77LEsmP8hAlso I tried to pay him more and he got all embarrassed so just said thank you repeatedly 😆 @maryrobb499 We have a few locally and the two we use are just great! @tellenby Ooh like this! Let me know how you get on with it. @ConnemaraFarmer Ah- yes, very!! @ConnemaraFarmer Eh?Six boards for shelves in the kitchen from the local sawmill £11.50! I’m not sure that even covered the time the… https://t.co/LmjhQbsdi0
10/17
2020
@Donal71622805 @DrDowhittle Indeed - and also VERY canny. Quick to learn, working things out, you can almost see th… https://t.co/6z57V73r9Y @vintagerose_lyd I always have something else on the go at the same time as a film - like twitter or a silly game o… https://t.co/QsfXG98lcv @OrgResCent Now if you stopped wanting someone who already had a PhD I’d be your woman!! @Acongiu24 @EdDickson7 Aye - agreed. @EdDickson7 Free fertiliser too! What a treat for the neighbours 😂 @cornishgrill I’ve got my copy 👍 @EdDickson7 Droving them down the road?! @lynbreckcroft Nicely modelled Olive!Ten seconds of #cowsintrees in the rain... https://t.co/jfHsGvnPXf @AlexHeffron88 @Ali_F_Baa We have another one that is a panel attached to a box that the battery sits in 👇 Im not s… https://t.co/cMcB2CBRlNThis has MADE MY DAY! Love this from the Walkers 🙌 https://t.co/PGE6wHU4PW @Ali_F_Baa Makes such a difference! @Cookie247 Yep - we have two for when we run two mobs and both are great. Saw us right through last winter with 6-7… https://t.co/yYi9rRvhSh
10/16
2020
Last seen - heading south with a pile of fencing and a solar panel! #grazierlife https://t.co/X8iXZGa2RY @Seaweedonaslate Restoration Agriculture- Mark Shepard Quality Agriculture - John Kempf Growing a Revolution - Da… https://t.co/W349ob3tof @Seaweedonaslate Indeed! For the Love of Soil - Nicole Masters (audiobook is great as she narrates it) Call of the… https://t.co/jD3aflDytb @csmaje @chelseagreen It arrived here earlier this week - can’t wait to read it after such great discussion at @FarmingReal! @RobHavard1 Err...what have you done with Rob? Who’s this that’s taken over his account?Here’s the meeting - plenty of space plus some wooded areas - a benefit of #agroforestry is more stable social rela… https://t.co/y0zwiSji7QLoaded with minimal fuss, trailer training paid off! That’s the smallest White Galloways moved to join #theweemobhttps://t.co/R6cTxlSKrP @fairlie_kb @JamesHuttonInst @ERI_UHI @ClimateXChange_ @ScottishEPA @ScotSAGES @CREW_waters @SEFARIscothttps://t.co/kSLdfL0NYC @EdinvaleFarm Good luck Jock!If you like this sort of thing, you’ll see more of it next week when we post a week’s worth of #MobGrazing vids as… https://t.co/jcznCpRtX9Chilled out trailer training this morning for the two smallest White Galloways. Quiet calm handling, allowing the… https://t.co/8QERFnKhze
10/15
2020

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