Deer Farm Demonstration Project – final day to be held in Fife

Posted by Dick Playfair on Oct 21, 2015

The final demonstration day in the 2015 series will take place in Fife on Friday 20 November.

The morning session will be held at The Simpson Institute, 47 Main Street, Upper Largo, KY8 6EN Fife from 10.00am.

The morning programme will include presentations from Fife hosts Nick Gilmour (Wester Balcormo), Jane Prentice (Downfield, where the new deer abattoir is now up and running), and Alan Sneddon of the Venison Advisory Service Ltd on the deer farming year, and traditional wintering vs outwintering on crops. Further speakers to be announced.

In the afternoon there are visits to Wester Balcormo and the new abattoir at Downfield. The full programme for the day, which will end around 3.30pm, will be posted nearer the time.


You can register for the Fife event NOW using the contact details below.
E mail:
Tel: 0131 445 5570

The project is grateful for sponsorship from Tornado Wire and Cairngorm Deerfeeds.

The Deer Farm Demonstration Project is a partnership project between Scotland Food and Drink, NFU Scotland, SFQC Ltd and The Scottish Venison Partnership. The funding has been made available through the SRDP Skills Development Scheme which is jointly funded by The Scottish Government and the European Union.