The Turkeys

We are working in partnership with Usk Vale Poultry.

Over the years Usk Vale's traditional farming skills have seen them win the prestigious National Quality Turkey Awards on several occasions, the runner-up in the British Turkey Awards and win Gold in the Wales True Taste Competition

Usk Vale Poultry was established 30 years ago by the Davis family, who were traditional dairy and sheep farmers looking to diversify and supply local butchers with quality Christmas Turkeys and, more recently, large Christmas ‘Roaster’ Chickens, grown in the heart of Monmouthshire.

Your bird will be presented to you in a “carry-home” box, wrapped in greaseproof paper with a sprig of fresh Rosemary, giblets and cooking instructions included.

All this cumulates to a wonderful tasting Bird. The Quality, Flavour, Texture and Taste that you won’t get from any Supermarket. They cook quicker too!

"We are confident that the Free Range Bronze Turkeys will be the tastiest and most succulent you have ever had!!!"

Some Interesting Facts

Turkeys are able to recognise each other from their voices.

The dangling appendage hanging over the stags beak is called a 'snood' and it turns blue when the turkey is aggressive or excited..

We call them turkeys because Turkish traders brought the birds to England from Spain.

When Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin sat down to eat their first meal on the moon, their foil food packets contained roasted turkey and all of the trimmings.

A female turkey is a hen, a male is a stag..

Turkeys have great hearing, but no external ears. They have an amazing field of vision of about 270 degrees and are able to see in colour.

Old Castle Farm are suppliers of 'Secure Clip Tags'. The ideal identification system that is Secure, Strong and Economical to use.

Please call 01639 645333 or 07973 890227 with any enquiries or visit our Secure Clip Tags website.

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