About

img_1973Turkey rearing began at Eastwick Hall Farm in 1970, when Walter May reared 150 turkeys in the back garden to sell at Christmas. Over the following years his son David built the business up further and began to rear wholesale turkeys for another producer, whilst also steadily increasing the numbers of turkeys that were produced for Christmas. Today the company is run by Peter May along with 3 full time and two part time staff, who also work within his busy agricultural and amenity contracting business.

Current turkey numbers stand at approximately 10,000 throughout the year. We pride ourselves on rearing the best turkeys, to the highest welfare standards possible, which means they are hand reared from the day they are born, and then go outside at about 8 weeks old (when they no longer need heat) to enjoy sunshine and fresh air (although they are free to go back under cover at night).

All our Christmas turkeys are processed on the farm, by hand, to ensure not only a Premium Christmas turkey for our customers but also so they are treated with care and consideration at all times.

We welcome visitors any time to the farm to see what we do and how the turkeys are reared as we feel it is important to be completely transparent and to show our customers exactly how we produce our Premium quality Christmas turkeys.

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What our customers say…

  • Dear Peter, Just thought that I would say thank you once again for the most amazing turkey.  I had one of your 12kg bronze last year, but opted for a smaller 8kg bronze this year and it was perfect (although we ended up having more people than expected-that's family for you!).  Four hours was perfect to cook it and it ended up moist and flavourful. Obviously I know first hand how well you treat your livestock, and I must say that it really reflects in the finished product. Do you sell them all year round? Best wishes for the new year, and I will be ordering again next year. Ed.
    Edward Crowley
  • Hi Peter, Just a note to let you know that turkey was great again this year and enjoyed by all of my family.  Hope you and your family had an enjoyable Christmas and wish you and yours the best of health and success for 2014. Regards Dave Martin
    Dave Martin
  • Got our Turkey from Peter at Tasty Turkeys for 8 years now and would never go anywhere else!
    Dave Rowland
  • Pete, Just a quick note to say how well the turkeys you provided us with went down at Christmas. Almost all the staff commented how good their birds were and mine was as well, so many thanks to you and your team. Best wishes for the New Year.
    Henry Carter
  • Hi Peter, This is a bit late but I wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed the  turkey!  It was succulent and everyone commented on the delicious flavour  🙂 Thanks,
    Yvonne
  • Hi Peter, Just to let you know that the turkey really was especially tasty this year and  we all enjoyed it - thank you! Best wishes from us all.
    Anthea
  • Hi Tasty Turkeys, We had one of your turkeys for Christmas and it was lovely. We are wondering if  you sell all through the year, or if you are a seasonal venture. Look forward to hearing from you.
    Susan Oton
  • "Hello Peter and Carol. Just to say how much we enjoyed/are still enjoying our turkey thank you! Tasty and tender, plus the sprig of fresh herbs was a nice touch and very useful. Best wishes for 2016. Love Jo xx"
    Jo
  • You wont ever get a tastier bird than an ugly one from your farm!  I have had them for the last four years and never been disappointed!
    Michael Wheeler
  • I have been buying my turkey from you for the last 5 years and you have never let us down! Absolutely fab bronze turkey, once again. What a taste and so moist! Thank you!! .... until next year.
    Carol Pelosi.
  • I have had Bronze turkeys for the past couple of years, they have been so moist and tasty. Will always be buying my turkeys from you!!
    Sheila Martin
  • As always, our turkey was a peach – splendidly packaged and supplemented by giblets and a generous handful of fresh herbs. It cooked wonderfully and satisfied all at the table on Christmas day and has filled a few sandwiches since – Eric Bridgstock
    Eric Bridgstock
  • Another fantastic free-range turkey (our 2nd year now) nice to know they have had a good life. The warm, friendly welcome and efficient service on collection beats the supermarkets every time! – Melanie Coene
    Melanie Coene
  • Once again the turkey was absolutely delicious, thank you. The experience of booking it, paying for it, and collecting it (I was made to feel very welcome while waiting) was all effortless. I wouldn't go anywhere else – Oli Adams
    Oli Adams
  • Our turkey from you was excellent.  We were very grateful for your help as our son asked us late to help out getting a turkey and you were very helpful.  We have bought from you before – Janet & Jim Burton
    Janet & Jim Burton
  • We have been customers for several year and each year have been delighted with the turkeys. This year is no  exception. Turkey was very well cleaned. Staff were really friendly and helpful at pickup. The turkey was delicious!, Many thanks. Look forward to next year! – Nancy Oxenham
    Nancy Oxenham
  • once again, the bird you gave us this year was fantastic! I bathed her for 24 hours in water, oranges, star anise and a few other things, and then on a 6 hour roast with a sausage or two and a bit of a stock (hers!). can't knock it - thank you so much. As usual, friendly staff in your shop. thank you Henrys.
    Henry Smith
  • A fabulous turkey and really appreciated the booklet and thermometer.  Looking forward to next years turkey! – Catherine Rees
    Catherine Rees
  • Peter, Meant to e-mail you say thanks for the particularly great turkey this year.  Martyn and Terri Reid
  • Our Turkey was lovely as usual. We are happy with the procedure of ordering and the excellent collection service. Thankyou – Linda Sperrin
    Linda Sperrin
  • Absolutely fantastic turkey the whole family loved it, thank you! – Paul Blackshaw
    Paul Blackshaw
  • We have been having Turkeys from yourselves for several years now but I must say this year the Turkey was amazing, thankyou so much You always meet our needs with getting the Turkey ready early as it travels over to France and you even remember the details of how we like the Turkey, calling to check - such amazing customer service thankyou and we will be coming back for many years to come – Zoe Maiden
    Zoe Maiden
  • We were very pleased with our turkey. It cooked well, tasted delicious and was well presented with fresh herbs and a useful cooking monitor. The inclusion of the booklet with cooking guidelines was extremely useful too. Will definitely be ordering in 2017! – Jill Dixon
    Jill Dixon
  • After two years of supermarket turkeys yours was far superior and dare I say it gobbled up by the family! – Elizabeth Dodwell
    Elizabeth Dodwell
  • I wanted to let you know that our turkey crown ordered for 2016 was really delicious, very easy to cook and just as good in a curry a few days after Christmas Day. We really enjoyed it! It's also good knowing where the turkey came from and that it was reared with access to the outdoors by a local farmer. What could be better?! Thanks very much. Claire Lowry
    Claire Lowry
  • Very good as always but exceptional this year.   With thanks Mr and Mrs J Gooch
    Mr and Mrs J Gooch