Wonnacott Farm Organic Produce
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Wonnacott Farm ~ Free Range Organic Turkeys
Soil Association Organic Standard

EU Agriculture

Organic Poultry Breeders Association

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Traditional Norfolk Black Christmas Organic Turkeys. Organic lamb from our flock of Charollais, Lleyn and Zwartbles sheep. We grow organic oats and other cereals that our livestock enjoy. Organic beef from our own small herd.

About Our Turkeys...

We first started keeping turkeys on our Devon farm 23 years ago because we wanted to be sure of Traditional Norfolk Black Christmas Organic Turkeys.a good turkey for our own family Christmas dinner! Since then we have been fortunate to enjoy the encouragement and support of loyal customers and this has persuaded us to develop the enterprise little by little each year.

We keep our own breeding flock of Norfolk Black turkeys - a traditional slow-growing breed that is renowned for quality. We are members of the Organic Poultry Breeders Association and are  proud to be one of the very few registered organic producers in the UK to be breeding and hatching our own Christmas turkeys.

Click here for details of how to order your turkey..In the Spring each stag (male turkey) keeps company with his own group of hens in a large grassy pen of their own. The first eggs are usually laid in March and (with the help of the incubator) we expect the first turkeys to hatch at the end of April. That is always when the hard work begins and hopefully you will see the result at Christmas!

A small area of the farm is used for growing organic cereals – oats are the most successful crop but we occasionally grow wheat or triticale and the turkeys enjoy all of these as whole grain. To balance things up, we also buy from Humphrey Feeds – a family business specialising in organic poultry feed. However, without a doubt, what the turkeys like best is to go foraging for themselves. Acorns, stinging nettles, docks, windfall apples and even blackberries would all be among their favourites!

Traditional Norfolk Black Christmas Organic Turkeys.Our turkeys have a pretty good life - they fly, they perch and they love to come out in the mornings. They live free-range in our orchard and
surrounding fields and are painstakingly put to bed each night - unlike chickens, turkeys don’t take themselves indoors to roost!
In December our turkeys don’t have the stress of travelling anywhere else. They are killed and plucked entirely by hand here on our farm.