Monthly Archives: January 2013

Stronsay news…

For the third consecutive year, the Stronsay School are running their mini-hatchery. I bet Arna and Wilma, our cordon-bleu school cooks whose freezer shed is shared with our ova, wouldn’t mind a couple of trout to spice up school dinners … Continue reading

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Sanday school up and running!

Today, the Sanday school received 119 ova from Swannay Loch brood stock. After a car journey from the Kirbister hatchery to the airport, a flight on board the Islander plane to Sanday and a short run on the minibus to … Continue reading

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Eggs delivered safely at St.Andrews Primary

St. Andrews Primary received their trout eggs today! A big thank you to Sandy Kerr who delivered the eggs and who had to drive all the way from Stromness, with a detours through Orphir and the Kirbister hatchery in very … Continue reading

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Troot in the Shed 2013 starts off at North Walls!

Thursday 17th January saw the first trout eggs delivered to North Walls Community School. Jim Erskine, who has trained generations of Orcadian trout anglers, gladly took on the challenge of transporting the fragile cargo from the Kirbister hatchery to the … Continue reading

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