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Buoyant Christmas for turkey producers

Turkey producers enjoyed a good Christmas season, with some producers increasing prices by as much as 4% and many farmers selling out of birds. However, some farms found it a…

POULTRY

Bird flu confirmed on Lincs turkey farm

Avian influenza has been confirmed on a turkey farm near Louth, in Lincolnshire. It marks the first incursion of the virus to the UK following a migratory season that has…

HEALTH

Breaking news: Suspected bird flu on UK turkey farm

See the updated news on the avian flu outbreak Avian influenza is suspected on a Lincolnshire turkey farm, with Defra undertaking epidemiology testing to determine the cause of high mortality.…

POULTRY

Massive turkey fetches £900 at charity auction

A turkey weighing in at a massive 65lbs has been auctioned for charity raising £900 to help farming families in crisis. The turkey was supplied by Surrey-based butcher F Conisbee…

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Video: £53m lottery winner to carry on chicken farming

Poultry consultant Richard Maxwell, who hit the headlines with a £53m EuroMillions win on 1 April, says he plans to carry on chicken farming, despite becoming the 10th richest ever…

Radio station under fire for "cook or keep" turkey vote stunt

Listeners of Oxfordshire-based radio station Jack FM have been asked to vote to decide the fate of two turkeys this Christmas.  They can choose to either "cook" or "keep" the…

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