Category Archives: Dounby Primary

All eggs hatched at Dounby Primary!

  Received emails today from Ms Stokes and Mr Forsyth as all the ova looked after by the Primary 6 pupils have hatched in Dounby over the week-end. Photos of the alevins to be added shortly! A big thank you … Continue reading

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“Troot in the Shed 2014” on Dreamstore Academy website  

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Troot in the Shed 2014 update

Hi everybody, Just a quick update on Troot in the Shed 2014 so far: Stromness Primary: The alevins were successfuly released in the Mill Burn last week. Sanday School:  The alevins are very healthy and have suffered virtually no loss. … Continue reading

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Burn of Hourston stocked by Dounby Primary

The project ran very smoothly at Dounby Primary this session and last year’s disaster when all the alevins died shortly after hatching was soon forgotten! The pupils managed to follow their small trout through all the stages, from ova, eyed … Continue reading

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First alevins hatched at the Dounby School!

Yesterday, January 30th, the first ova hatched at the Dounby School and today over 20 alevins were counted!  There is no doubt that this is much earlier than in the other 3 schools running the same project. There is a … Continue reading

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