Go to work on an egg – or four


Judging the Poultry Farmer of the Year can be a demanding task. It’s not all about flash cars, fast planes and swanky hotels, you know.

The distances travelled between finalists can be gruelling – just short of a thousand miles in three days for this year’s judging panel.

gary ford

The pressure to think up probing questions also weighs heavily on the judges’ minds, let alone the onerous task of picking a winner. It all adds up.

So what better way to prepare for the rigours of the judging day than a hearty breakfast? The Forager was pleased to see that independent judge Gary Ford was taking his preparations very seriously…..