Monthly Archives: July 2014


Scottish Farmer article on Farm Security

Self Guard was featured in an article about the prevention of crime in the 100th anniversary of the Scottish Farmer. An excerpt is shown below but the full article can be read on the Scottish Farmer Website - Preventing farm crime.  Any vet or doctor would tell you that prevention is better than cure. And nine times [...]

2017-05-19T15:02:23+00:00July 19th, 2014|Categories: Farm Security|

Calving Cameras – Case Study as featured in Agritiser

Martin and Jane Kennedy and their three daughters, farm at Lurgan, a 1700 acre beef and sheep farm close to Aberfeldy in the stunning Perthshire hills. The couple run 600 ewes and 35 suckler cows on the farm which extends to 2500 feet above sea level. The ewes are a mixture of Beltex cross Bleu [...]

2017-05-19T15:02:25+00:00July 18th, 2014|Categories: Livestock Camera Case Studys|

Farm CCTV used to help Tackle Farm Crime

It's important not to underestimate the importance of security on your farm. Farm CCTV is something that can help greatly with this issue. The Fletcher* family run a large arable and vegetable farm which is run across three locations in Fife. In recent years, two of the three sites have been targeted by criminals, with [...]

2017-05-19T15:02:26+00:00July 17th, 2014|Categories: Farm Security Case Studys|

Locks and Chains are they worth the effort?

Last week I was surveying a farm after a break in where expensive tools had been taken. It was one of a group of four farms in Fife that had been hit on the same night presumably by the same thieves. The farmer had locked all his tools away with fairly substantial locks and chains. [...]

2017-05-19T15:02:26+00:00July 16th, 2014|Categories: Farm Security|