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Farming bosses warn of turkey shortage this Christmas

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Farming bosses warn of turkey shortage this Christmas

Farming bosses in the UK have warned MPs that there will likely be a shortage of UK turkeys this Christmas in part due to ongoing labour shortages due to the pandemic.

Graeme Dear, chair of the British Poultry Council, spoke of the irony of having to most likely import poultry from France and Poland this Christmas – where there is a good chance that staff working on these farms will have received their training in the UK.

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