As regular readers of The Feathered Forager will know, Gunter is something of a socialite – always keen to leave his perch in the Poultry World offices and ruffle a few feathers at industry functions throughout the land.

So he was not going to miss out on this year’s Farming Oscars – the Farmers Weekly Awards at London’s prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel – even donning a smart new bow tie for the occasion.

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