Machinery Matters Article

MACHINERY MATTERS Summer 2018 Heal Farms ...125 miles upstream and 8 miles north east of Shrewsbury are Heal Farms, they are based at Shawbury and are a new customer to RFM Heal Farms is a family run business operating from Butlers Bank, Shawbury (north east of Shrewsbury) Matthew  Wallace is Farm Manager of this large…
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Finalist for Zoetis/BPC Trainee Award

Finalists revealed for top training award A top flight of entries for this year’s Zoetis/BPC Trainee Award has been whittled down to three finalists, one of whom will receive a £2,000 training grant and a £500 prize from Poultry World at the British Poultry Council’s annual awards, at the House of Commons on 5 December.…
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Potato Season!

Bonjour tout le monde What a summer it has been, or distinct lack of in most parts. During a warm and dry spell in May and June the lads on the farm spent a massive amount of time laying out irrigators to try and beat the drought and cultivate a healthy crop. July and August…
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Potato Grower Joins Project

Press Release Date: May 2017  Publisher: The Farmer       Strategic Potato Farm (SPot)  Shropshire-based Heal Farms has become the latest addition to AHDB’s Strategic Potato (SPot) Farm family. The arable and poultry farm estate, which grows around 500 hectares of potatoes each year, will become the new home of SPot Farm West. It will…
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Pressure Prompts Potato Performance Review in Shropshire

Press Release Date: 8th March 2017 Publisher: Midland Farmer          Potato margins are under pressure – prompting grower Matthew Wallace to review crop performance at Heal Farms, Shawbury, in north Shropshire. Having recently relocated from Fridlington Farms in Yorkshire, Matthew Wallace brings a fresh pair of eyes to the family run business encompassing…
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April Showers!

So far April has been fairly true to form, after a warm start the April showers have been rattling down on the roof of the shed. The oilseed rape brings a glow to the grey skies and after a milder than usual winter, it’s ahead of time. What with the nationwide avian flu outbreaks over…
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Heal’s Shropshire Free Range Eggs

 Press   ReleaseDate:   22nd June 2015 Release:   Immediate       Cracking the Local Market – Heal’s Produce Free Range Eggs for ASDA Premium, Quality and 100% Shropshire - Heal’s Free Range Eggs Egg lovers across Shropshire will be egg-static to hear that local farming family Heal’s, from Shawbury, Shrewsbury will have freshly produced,…
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Spring is here!

Well it’s that beautiful time of year when the land comes back to life. On the farm fields are being injected with colour, as the oilseed rape buds open up to reflect the glorious yellow of the sun. The great artistry unveils itself as the ridges are set in place for the next potato crop.…
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Multi-tiered Rearing Building Project

Below is aselection of videos and images of our Multi-tiered rearing building project.
We started this in August 2014 and finished in December 2014.
64,000 day old chicks were placed on 10th December 2014.