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Worming sheep

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015 in Sheep | 0 comments

Oliver and his friends from Writtle College home for the weekend worming the sheep! Hope Tom, Dick and Harry (the Rams) have done their...

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First frost of the year

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Catering, Heckingham Manor, Meat sales | 0 comments

Christmas is coming fast! We have had the first severe frost of the year today. Winter at last! Beef and lamb can be supplied to Heckingham Manor from our farm. Please email us before your arrival. We have had a superb summer and this picture of a barn owl from Derek and Belinda is...

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Wonderful summer

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Farm, Heckingham Manor | 0 comments

What a great summer we are having.   There have been such lovely families at the Manor this month.   The farm walk has been very popular and Nick enjoys  talking about the great wildlife around here and what we do on the farm to help feed the birds in the winter.

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Improvements for the next season

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Bergerac, Heckingham Manor | 0 comments

Heckingham Manor has had an additional shower added to the main bathroom, please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment! The new French property near Bergerac has been completed and a discount of £100 for bookings before the 1st of April is offered.  It sleeps 14 people.

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Our lovely foals

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Horses | 0 comments

These are our lovely foals, stable names Bugs and Bunnie! By Billy Um Bongo and Billy Congo. Bunnie was a premature foal. She is growing well and has made up for it!  ...

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Red poll stores for sale

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Livestock sales | 0 comments

Red poll stores for sale, steers and heifers. For details please contact...

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Red poll cattle enjoying the autumn sunshine

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Red Poll | 0 comments

The Red Poll cattle enjoying the late Autumn...

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In lamb ewes for sale

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Sheep | 0 comments

In lamb ewes for sale,  Texel x  scanned  in lamb to Charollais.   Approximately 35 ewes, will split.  Please call 01508 548079 for details.

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Red poll sales

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 in Livestock sales, Red Poll | 0 comments

Eight red poll steers are available for sale.  Please call 01508 548079 for details.  SOLD

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Autumn at the holiday cottages

Posted by on Nov 30, 2013 in Heckingham Hall, Heckingham Manor, Hellington Hall, Holiday cottages | 1 comment

With the summer extending into October, the excellent weather was enjoyed by all.  We would like to hear about places you have eaten at around our holiday cottages, particularly your view of their price and quality of food.  Loddon Swan has been enjoyed by many  (a little pricey but worth the extra!) .   It sources local produce as much as possible and uses Red Poll beef!    It is more than “pub food” and is situated in the centre of Loddon.     The White Horse in Chedgrave offers free taxis and bottles of wine to our holiday makers  (please...

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