Sharpitlaw, Kelso


70ha grassland; 30ha arable

Innovis flock

500 ewes consisting of Abermax, Aberblack and Highlander

Additional enterprises

Biomass and holiday lets

Business strategy 

To breed efficient, sustainable and highly productive easily managed grass reared breeding sheep

Interesting fact about your farm

Agriscot Sheep Farmer of the Year

When and why did you become an Innovis breeding partner?

I was already breeding grass reared rams and Innovis goals and our goals were similar – a good fit for both businesses.

What do you enjoy most about your role with Innovis?

Innovis is a go-ahead market leader, the sheep and methods of production are constantly improving, together with efficiency and type. I enjoy working at the forefront of the sheep industry to produce sustainable results both for us and our customers.