The news from the St Andrews school is that all the ova have hatched over the last couple of days. Let’s hope that they all make it to the Burn of Quoykea, in a month’s time, when it’s time to … Continue reading
A new ova delivery took place at St Andrews Primary this morning, following last week’s incident… The eyes are merely beginning to show and most of those eggs will hopefully turn into alevins and fry and bring a fresh … Continue reading
It was discovered yesterday that all the ova had died at the St Andrews school, the cause of death being a rise in water temperature caused by a lamp left on. If any other schools use a light source close … Continue reading
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Following a desperate rescue operation a few weeks ago, the St Andrews fry were ready to be released. Conrad had been keeping a close eye on them lately, removing the odd dead alevin and cooling down the tank with frozen … Continue reading
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
Mrs. Reid emailed us a couple of days ago and sounded rather worried about the fate of the alevins at the St.Andrews tank… The water was murky, it was very difficult to see what was going on inside the tank … Continue reading