Due to government advice we are putting our Lambing Days on hold for the time being. We will keep you updated as things develop.
Welcome to Watergate Farm!
We are a farm based in rural Bedfordshire, who specialise in producing high quality turkeys ready for Christmas.
Our sheep roam the fields and we open our doors every Spring, so that you can see the wonder the lambing season brings.
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News from the Farm
On Friday, we welcomed our first white turkeys onto the farm, at just 4 weeks old. At this age, it is very important that they do not feel stressed, so we have spent the last few weeks carefully preparing our yards to make them feel at home as soon as they arrive. We...
Preparation On Tuesday afternoon, we travelled down to the Suffolk Show, which is a county agriculture show that takes place annually, near Ipswich. We had a show team of 6 on board and we were excited for 2 days of jam-packed showing! When we arrived, we set up camp...
As the weather is getting warmer, it is time to shear our sheep! This is a very busy time for us, with lots of sheep to shear... Why shear sheep? It is very important that the wool is taken off the sheep for several reasons. Firstly, for the simple reason that the...