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Turkey growers are expected to increase prices by between 2.5%-4% at the farmgate this year to reflect rising feed costs. Addressing the Anglian Turkey Association’s annual meeting in Essex this week, the NFU said the cost of producing a 5.5kg turkey was up 3.49% this year – from £29.67 in 2015 to £30.70 in 2016. The increase was almost entirely caused by the price of poultry feed. See also: The science of successful turkey production Aimee Mahony, NFU poultry adviser, said feed costs […]