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Five fun-filled weekends at Watergate!

Spring has well and truly sprung, with the arrival of most of our lambs, the sight of bluebells in our woods and the beginning of warmer weather! A newborn lamb being cared for by it's mother We have been pleased with our lambing season so far - with only a few more...

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Open this weekend!

We are pleased to announce that we are opening our gates this weekend for our first lambing open day of 2019! With lots of lambs being born and great weather forecast this weekend, we are excited to welcome you onto the farm to meet our new arrivals! The lambing shed...

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Lambing is in full swing!

Mid-February saw the arrival of our first lambs on the farm. With over 2000 sheep to lamb over the lambing period which, for us, goes on until Easter, we are expecting many new arrivals. We are hoping for the pleasant weather to carry on, as many of our sheep lamb...

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A New Year and some new arrivals!

A belated Happy New Year to you all! Christmas seems a dim and distant memory now, but we would like to reflect on the delights that bestowed our dining tables over Christmas. We hope you and your families enjoyed the festive period - it was a pleasure for us to see...

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Summer on the farm

With the hot and dry early summer weather, our attention turns to our arable land where our crops are ripening ready for harvest. We started harvest last week with our Winter Barley, followed swiftly by our Oilseed Rape harvest. We will then have a short gap while we...

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Join Us for our Easter Weekend Lambing Days

You are invited to join us this Easter Weekend to meet our brand new lambs at Watergate Farm! In March, we open our doors for our annual Lambing Weekends, which welcomes the local community to come and meet our newborn lambs. Last weekend was the first of our Lambing...

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A Thank You To Our Wonderful Customers

We at Watergate Farm would like to say "Thank You" to all our wonderful customers. We hope that you had a fabulous Christmas and a very Happy New Year. After a short post-Christmas break we are now preparing for the lambing season. Please consider yourself invited to...

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Christmas Countdown | Special 10% discount during October

We excited to announce that we’re taking orders for Christmas (yes, it is only 12 weeks away!) from Monday 2nd October, and to assist in helping you buy the right sized joint we’ve added a new Turkey Chooser tool. A simple 3-step process to selecting your turkey. If...

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Thame Farmers Auction Mart

Thame sheep sale was a huge success for us again this year.  We couldn’t resist sharing a photo of Shaun Leek’s haulage trailer, which is a great pun on words. A very rewarding day for Watergate Farm as both a buyer and a seller of livestock.

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24 Hours in Farming…

At 5am on 10th August we took part in #farm24, providing regular updates round the clock, to 5am the following day. We were able to provide insight into life on a mixed farm and share our daily adventures, from providing the turkeys with a fresh layer to straw early...

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Whether The Weather Be Fine…

With the haze of Summer now a distant memory and Autumn just upon us, let’s look back over what’s been happening, and share some exciting news of what’s just around the corner! If Met Office predictions are correct, we may have an Indian Summer to look forward to,...

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What’s Happening In Our Farming Diary?

We were truly blessed with lovely weather. It was perfect for the lambs when they went out into the fields. With lambing finished, we are now shearing the sheep and cleaning the sheds ready for our turkey poults, which will arrive in July.

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