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  • Britain's behold, this is the sound of your Christmas dinner.

  • Thousands of turkey's at Coppers Farm in southern England are destined for the dinner plate, but there's still some reservations over what festivities will look like in a locked down Christmas season.

  • Turkey farmer Tom Coppers says he faces a challenge to bring over the seasonal staff he needs this Christmas.

  • Uh, breeds are seasonal team over to work and process.

  • Turkey's has been more of a challenge because uncertainty of traveling travel arrangements being canceled way also seeing a huge, much more demand for Turkey's to be home delivered rather than being collecting from the farm.

  • Coppers whose family has worked on the farm since 1901 said 2020 has been tough, as they had no idea of the looming health crisis when they ordered young birds to rear for the traditional British Christmas roast.

  • Dinner for us has been difficult because very much the die has been cast way have 10 to 12 different breeds of turkey gets the right weight we require come Christmas way, have to order those in February.

  • So for us, before Koven and stuff happened, way already had the turkeys on the way or if not actually on the ground on the farm.

  • So we're having to work with what we've got and has been based on previous years.

  • Orders, He says, that people do seem to be ordering turkeys, as they did last year.

  • Despite the uncertainty and after spells of panic buying, some consumers are in fact buying several turkeys just to make sure they haven't least one to gobble up on December 25th.

Britain's behold, this is the sound of your Christmas dinner.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/14
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