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Animal Care

Alison Hosie – Working with Police Horses

“After working for several years in small animal roles I knew I wanted to return to working with horses. I felt that enrolling on the HNC Equine Studies course would...

molly and bearded dragons

How to tame your dragon! Barony students reach national animal husbandry final

Two Animal Care students from the Barony have reached the final of a UK-wide animal husbandry competition. Organised by the Advanced Herpetological Husbandry (AHH) and The British Herpetological Society (BHS),...

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School pupils enjoyed a Taste of their Future at Barony

Over 170 school pupils gained the opportunity to try out different practical tasks at the “Taste of Your Future” event that was held on the Barony Campus at Scotland’s Rural...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson, 32, used to work as bar staff for many years before changing paths to study HNC/HND Animal Care at SRUC Barony and progressing to University to study Animal biosciences with...

Aberdeen Degree Students’ Egg-celent Visit

  Degree students from SRUC Aberdeen campus enjoy an insightful visit to Farmlay Eggs       First week back from the Christmas holidays and the students of SRUC Aberdeen...

Dalmation with spiders painted on her spots.

Cutest pet day

Calling all pet lovers – We’re hosting a photo competition on January 14th for your cutest pets. Share your pictures with us on our Facebook pages and tag them with...

Puppies in Christmas stockings hung on a mantlepiece

SRUC Advent Calendar: 5th December

A puppy for Christmas may be the best gift you can imagine. A puppy will grow and so will its love for you – a lifetime companion. Not a gift...

Doug Allan stands holding Anne Low's shoulders.

Blue Planet Cameraman at Elmwood

Wildlife and documentary cameraman Doug Allan, famous for his work on Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet and Frozen Planet series, recently visited Elmwood Campus in Cupar following a request from...

Students meet Alpacas at SRUC Elmwood

Alpacas visit Elmwood

We recently welcomed some unusual guests to our Elmwood campus. Lecturer Anne Low organised a visit from some of Claddach Farm’s inhabitants.  The farm, based near Peat Inn specialises in...