Filming for schools at treway

Filming for schools at treway

Last Wednesday we spent a very enjoyable morning filming an educational film for the NFU Education series with Becca and Lizzie. Becca and Lizzie have done a couple of series of these films which show school children behind the scenes of working farms. Our episode was of course all about producing the centrepiece of most…

The turkeys are teenagers!

The turkeys are teenagers!

The turkeys are just over 12 weeks of age which means they are officially teenagers! They have now fully finished growing their skeletal system, so they are as tall as they are going to get and well some could well be described as a tad lanky! Now they will be growing their muscular system which…

Our Cattle Have gone scientific!

Our Cattle Have gone scientific!

It is all getting rather scientific out in the pasture with our group of finishing cattle. We are currently conducting two projects at the farm alongside Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Natural England. The aim is to record data from our mob grazing system to show the effectiveness of finishing cattle on our 100% pasture system….

Flowers or Food?!

Flowers or Food?!

Well the answer is both! We feed our beautiful shorthorn cattle diverse species herbal leys. This week Will and Charlie spent some time sampling a small section of the field we currently have our ‘finishing’ cattle in. Here is all the plants they found…… White Clover Timothy Grass Meadow Fiscue Common Yarrow Common Chicory Common…

The Grand Turkey Move 2023

The Grand Turkey Move 2023

Yesterday we moved the whole flock from the ‘brooding shed’ across the yard to their next shed. A task which sounds much simpler than the reality!! First job was to prepare the new shed which only a few weeks ago had been the location for our Treway Fiesta. This meant Will had to erect the…

Great Taste awards 2023

Great Taste awards 2023

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that we have once again been awarded multiple stars at the prestigious Guild of Fine Food ‘Great Taste Awards’. This year there were 14,195 products entered from 109 countries from around the world. Out of all those entries just 5904 were awarded stars as follows; 1 star: 4,088 products…

The Turkey man of treway

The Turkey man of treway

The turkeys were 4 weeks old on Friday. In some ways it doesn’t seem possible that we have had them for a month already and in others it feels like they have been here for ever! Everything feels right in the world at Treway when we have turkeys on the ground. As you can see…

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