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Poulty & Dorper Sheep

 

 

We are the only pastured poultry operation in Bermuda. We created & operate Bermuda's only licensed poultry dressing facility. Tom has kept poultry & indeed pastured poultry since he was young child. He managed the laying flock while at school abroad. It was only after hurricane Fabian devastated Bermuda & the farm that it was decided to add poultry to our operation. The initial thought was to grow a few eggs. Our good friend & associate Brian Payne suggested the pasture model. He put us in touch with the American Pasture Poultry Producers Association. This was an expanded system very similar to the method Tom had used in the family vegetable garden as a boy. It provided fresh poultry & eggs while manuring the land. This system was the modern day brain child of Joel Salatin.  He had perfected this at his Polyface farm in Swope, Virginia. He founded the American Pasture Poultry Association.  Tomserved on their Board of Directors for many years and retired from being President in 2015.  

We built shelters, purchased day old broiler & layer chicks abroad & began production.  We sold our first eggs & broilers at the Farmers market at Bull's Head. Our poultry was immediately embraced ! We then went on to produced pasture raised Turkeys & ducks. Our layers are fed a "No Corn, No Soy" ration for a healthier egg. All feeds used on Wadson's Farm are made from non GM grains.   The young broilers are moved out of the brooders at about 3 weeks of age. They are still fairly small. We had already introduced Dorper sheep to the farm. Their purposed was both supply high quality lamb & to "keep the lawn mowed" for the young broiler birds. Dorper sheep have excellent qualities including the fact that they shed their wool, I have no idea how to shear a sheep!  

Mutton has a very different taste than lamb, primarily because they are older woolly sheep. The more wool a sheep has on it the more lanolin they produce. This lanolin is the off taste in mutton. The less wool that is produced the less lanolin is produced, the better the taste of the lamb. Dorpers win every taste test they enter!  They have a higher dressing percentage than most sheep, they will breed in any day length and are great mothers. Another brilliant find!  

 

WADSON'S PUMPKIN PICKING on 10/21/2017October 13th, 2017

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Wadson's Farm CSADecember 19th, 2016

An example of a 'Full Fresh Produce Share' provided at Wadson's Farm The Wadson’s Farm CSA provides weekly “shares” of fresh locally grown produce. Our peak growing season runs roug

CSA-The Original Farm Box

CSA 

Community Supported Agriculture

 

FALL 'Farm Fresh' Program starts Nov. 17th

 
HALF and FULL 'SHARES' Available
 
Fall: Nov. 17th - Jan. 5th
Winter: Jan. 12th - Mar. 2nd
Spring: Mar. 9th - April 27th
Summer: May 4th - June 22nd
 
We have beautiful produce growing in the field now. 
Call the Farm Market (238-1862) or eMail for more information and we will pleased to forward you the application and answer any questions.
It will be an exciting season.
Thanks for your support !

 

HOLIDAYS AHEAD

'Farm Fresh' Free Range TURKEYS

Will be available for the

Thanksgiving Holiday

'Farm Fresh' CASSAVA 

Available for the Christmas Pies

Call NOW to order !

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