Back up to: This Farming Life
12/12 All the farmers from across the year reflect on what each season means to them.
11/12 Martin prepares two young bulls for the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh.
10/12 Sybil prepares for George's birthday and the arrival of her sister and niece from England.
9/12 Bobby and Anne must gather their pregnant ewes from the hills ready for lambing.
8/12 Spring arrives and John is expecting 6,000 new lambs, so hires in extra staff.
7/12 Lambing season is just a month away. Martin tends to 500 pregnant ewes.
6/12 Sandy Granville surveys the damage to his croft after one of the worst storms on record.
5/12 In the far north, John is expanding his flock and his land.
4/12 In the east of Scotland, Martin's sheds are full of pregnant cows.
3/12 Crofters club together to dip their sheep in insecticide before mating time.
2/12 George and Sybil gather in their sheep from over six square miles of rugged mountainside.
1/12 Sea shepherd Sandy gathers in a flock of wild sheep from a remote Scottish island by boat.