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Young Highland or Luing Cross Bull
Looking for a young yearling Bull, either a highland or Luing Cross, a Shorthorn might be considered. Contact Andrew Allan, Ross-shire (SOPA 1065) on 07484 748265 or emailcontact buyer
4x4 round bales organic haylage available Pencaitland, East Lothian. Very good quality. Contact Andy Cadzow (SOPA 901) on 07768938470 or emailcontact seller
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Original FECPAK system in carry case
“The FECPAK system brings the Faecal Egg Counting (FEC) test from the laboratory to the farm allowing manual on the spot parasite assessment that is undertaken by farmers, veterinarians or consultants. The FECPAK unit is a customised purpose-built product containing all the equipment needed for calculating quick and accurate FEC. All equipment is designed to be used on-farm and has been successfully used and refined in the field since 1993” See https://www.techiongroup.com/Products/FECPAKG1. Looking to sell as surplus to requirement for £200 + £20pp. This is an original FECPAK system was imported into Scotland in 2000 to trial, after which information was available on the web. I found this to be extremely usable in the field once I had had a bit of practice looking at the slides. Brilliant kit. The original 2kg electronic scales have gone AWOL, but a new substitute can be purchased on the web for around £20. Contact Jamie Robertson, Livestock Management Systems Ltd on 07971 564148 or emailcontact seller
6 12 month old AAXHE breeding heifers available. For more details please contact Richard Gospel, Aberdeenshire (SA Certified producer) on 07950933917 or emailcontact seller
Winter Grazing 2018-19
Looking for organic wintering for approx 100 BF ewe hoggs. Contact Joanna Sinclair, SOPA Membership Support on 0131 335 6635 or emailcontact buyer
Looking for regular supply (approx. every 2-3 months) of Organic finished Cattle in small batches (2-3 animals). Preferably grass finished, although appreciate depends on time of year, and within travelling distance of James Chapman (Butchers) Ltd, Shotts Abattoir. Contact Pete Ritchie, Whitmuir (SA certified) on 07794610148 or emailcontact buyer
Summer Cattle Grazing
Looking for Organic grazing for 50-60 head of organic youngstock. Ideally within Midlothian area, but further afield also considered. Contact David Stoddart (SOPA 139) on 07785 535656.
Organic Grazing – Sheep
Available from 2019 onwards Fife area. Scope for grazing between 300 - 500 ewe lambs over summer months and 300 over winter. Stock can be looked by experienced stockman. Handling facilities available. Grass leys new, at max one year old with stock proof fencing. To discuss details contact Hugh Gillan (SOPA 927) on 07974 781770 or emailcontact seller
Organic Feed Wheat for Organic Poultry
Organic Feed wheat required, all areas, full and part loads considered. Opportunities for growing or leasing arrangements also possible in Aberdeenshire on organic or second year in-conversion land. Contact Ross Learmonth (SOPA 1242) on 07872461568 or emailcontact buyer
Round or Big square baled good quality Organic hay required for sheep, Northumberland near Alnwick. Will collect from a 150 mile radius. Please contact Ross Wilson (OF&G producer) on 07881643631 if you have any available or emailcontact buyer