Farmer Stories

I can spend all day in the Puma 175CVX

04 Oct 2018

​Muir Young is the third generation of his family to farm at West Spittal Farm in Stewarton, Ayrshire, milking a herd of pedigree Holstein and Ayrshire cows and farming 350 acres of owned and rented land. With around 300 head of cattle on the farm at any one time his two Case IH tractors, a Farmall 105U and a Puma 175 CVX special edition, have plenty to do.

“For our smaller tractor we normally buy second-hand and used to change it every three years, but we bought this Farmall from new four years ago and it’s turned out to be a great little tractor,” says Muir. “It does about 400 hours per year on average and we use it for moving cattle and put it on the slurry pump, as well as using it out in the fields for fertilising and dung spreading. It’s great for manoeuvering in tight spaces in the sheds and it’s nice and comfy too.”