Farmers Weekly Interactive

Now that’s what I call a Biggie

  It’s been a while since we featured an unusually large egg on The Feathered Forager. But it’s definitely been worth the wait, with this contribution from Irene Robbins of East Sussex. Eggscruciating…..

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‘We have entered the age of the professional hen racer…’

The Forager has been to Bonsall, Derbyshire recently, to view what is a perfect example of English eccentricity: The World Championship Hen Races.     It’s no flash in the pan either. Hen racing has gone on in the area for more than 100 years, according to organiser David Wragg, and the current incarnation is now in […]

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Dirty bird…

There’s quite a lot of fuss on the internet at the moment about this fried chicken startup, Dirty Bird’s logo. We can’t work out what’s causing it. Can you? 

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It’s back… boss a chicken about

You may remember the “subservient chicken”, it was a man dressed in a bird suit, sat in his living room that would perform commands on request. We covered it way back in January, 2013. Burger King, the company behind the advert, has been a little less covert about its involvement this time round. Despite the […]

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Egg producers know the score

  So Germany has lifted the FIFA World Cup – again. But theirs is not the only footballing triumph in recent weeks. The Forager has learned of another. It has emerged that egg producers EWH Moore Partnership from Crewe in Cheshire have won the Stoke City Football Team Prediction Challenge Cup – an annual competition […]

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Coffee stain looks like chicken…

  Everyone’s heard of “bullshit bingo” as a way of passing the time during some of those more tedious management meetings. But The Forager was delighted to discover an alternative distraction this week – spotting coffee stains on the meeting room floor of interesting shapes and sizes. What’s more, he even found one that looks […]

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Techno chicken rules the roost

  As regular readers of the Feathered Forager will know, Gunter has a penchant for chicken-themed music – even better if there is an accompanying video featuring a chicken. Who can forget the excellent Mercedes Benz advert, set to the 1980s disco classic “Upside Down” by Diana Ross. And if the 60′s is more your […]

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“We ♥ processing” winner announced….

The Feathered Forager was bitterly disappointed not to have made it onto the shortlist of winning entries in Marel Stork’s contest to find the most original setting for its ‘We ♥ processing’ car sticker. The company has been running the competition since early May, as part of its ‘We ♥ processing’ campaign, challenging customers and […]

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Don’t drop me David….

Gunter, the Feathered Forager, recognises a safe pair of hands when he sees them. (Pictured with former England goalkeeper David Seaman at Wembley stadium for the footy last night.)

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He’s the egg man, the local egg man Oh! The Eggman…

A chance encounter with the Prestatyn Free Range Egg Company van while taking some time off in north Wales led to this rather amazing discovery. It’s a local delivery service that aims to get free range eggs from farmgate to fridge within 48 hours of lay. This musical number, and accompanying video on the business’s […]

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