Sheep on the tiny island of Scalpay, near Harris were keen to not get their feet wet when making one of their many trips to pastures new this week.
Figures have revealed farmers and crofters are receiving the lowest prices in four years for new season lambs, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
Farmers have been told not to expect the “phenomenal trade” for old season lambs achieved last year.
A record number of lambs were lost during the 2018 lambing season, according to the National Fallen Stock Company (NFSCo).
They are cute to the power five.
Hundreds of people flocked to the north-east yesterday after a farmer’s invitation to meet newborn lambs went viral.
An Aberdeenshire farmer will be overrun with visitors at the weekend after inviting the public to his property to experience lambing season.
Farmers and crofters are being urged to avoid blanket treatment with antibiotics at lambing time.
Are these the first lambs born this year?
Thieves have swooped to steal 90 lambs from a field in Keith.
Organisers of farming courses in Moray have experienced a surge in demand from locals wanting to turn their hand to crofting.
A new photograph of a sea eagle apparently carrying off a new lamb has reignited a debate between farmers and conservationists.
Police in Aberdeenshire have issued a warning to dog owners after two sheep were found dead and several lambs injured in an alleged livestock worrying incident.
The incredibly rare set of five lambs were delivered on Sunday, March 26 and gave head stockman, Richard Clifford, a shock when he realised the true size of the brood.
Farmers Peter Crook and Tricia Stewart were expecting their Soay lambs in March.
North Country Cheviot breeders from the north of Scotland were celebrating last night after achieving much-needed price increases for store and ewe lambs.
More than 40,000 lambs are set to go under the hammer at sales in the north over the next two weeks.
A Moray farmer who has lost dozens of lambs to "vicious" ravens this spring has called for a rethink on the protected status of the birds.
Two adorable Valais Blacknose lambs from Whitehall farm in Dumfries are set to become 'friends' for people suffering from personality disorder.
The hilarious moment a female farmer disappears into a sea of hungry sheep has been captured on camera.
Hooded crows are believed to be behind a spate of attacks on newborn lambs on a farm in Northern Ireland.
A Northern Irish farmer is living in constant fear of having his sheep mutilated at night.
Farmers and crofters who fail to sell old season lambs before their first permanent teeth emerge face a loss of £25 for every lamb sold, warns the National Sheep Association (NSA).
A lamb orphanage on a remote Scottish island has taken in its first resident of the year, a tiny newborn lamb named Mr Frazier.
Shamefaced crooks have returned a pair of days-old lambs which were stolen from a rural Aberdeenshire croft, the Press and Journal can reveal.
A group of Aberdeenshire pensioners have been given a spring in their step after newborn lambs Poppy and Lamby moved into their care home.
Scotland remains at low risk of the devastating Schmallenberg virus (SBV), according to vets at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC).