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 wait for our Winter Wheat and Spring Barley to ripen, in which time we will be preparing for the arrival of more turkey poults. We have already welcomed our first turkeys on to the farm at just 4 weeks old, and they are settling in to their new home!
On the sheep front, we are preparing for Thame summer sheep sale in early August and feeding our lambs from the spring as dry conditions are resulting in a lack of grass.
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