Category Archives: Turkey

Fancy a little farm tour of my morning chores?

  First up SassyCat brings me breakfast. Err, thanks cat. Next it’s up to Dads allotment where we recently put out our (not so) baby ducklings to overwinter so they can fertilise & devour all the baddies in the soil … Continue reading

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Crimbo & Yule!

A few months ago Jon decided we needed more turkeys so he bought 1/2 a dozen fertile eggs off Ebay. Sadly only 2 of the 6 hatched and here are Crimbo & Yule just hours old… And this morning as … Continue reading

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Swapping (No, not that sort!!)

Mr Bronze, our biggest turkey was given away today. He weighed in at a little over 13lbs at 19 weeks. Bless him. Seems he would have reached £60-£70 at that weight so without having exact quantities and & prices to … Continue reading

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All the fun of the farm…

Oh my. I haven’t been able to catch up with myself for the past week or two. We have been losing ducklings to Respiratory Colibacilosis. Mum took the second one to get sick to the vets to get a diagnosis … Continue reading

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…and here they are!

One bronze turkey and 2 whites, all 9 weeks old. They are even bigger time wasters than the chooks n ducks, but maybe that’s because I’ve never had turkeys before… Who knows. They are very cute and they make some … Continue reading

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Anyone for turkey..?

Whilst picking up my new Cornish Cross table birds from Senara at Hendra Farm this week I kinda fell in love with the 3 turkeys that she had left. Jon & I had already discussed it and he had convinced … Continue reading

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