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Happy Chickens

The chickens on Fosse Meadows Farm live for longer and roam freely. Ruth Sanderson reveals why happy chickens make a better roast dinner and why we should care more about poultry.

Chicken is often the cheap form of protein we find in sandwich fillings and ready meals but at Fosse Meadows Farm Nick Ball and Jacob Sykes hope to challenge our view of this humble bird and put it back at the centre of the dinner table. Ruth Sanderson visits Nick and Jacob at their farm in South Leicestershire to discover why they believe letting chickens roam freely and slow-rearing the birds to 81 days is both a good choice for the ethical consumer and a better tasting roast dinner.

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22 minutes

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Sun 9 Sep 2018 06:35