Startled, he puts his foot down and follows it up the country lane until it screeches round a bend and tears into a farmyard.
Geordie pulls up, jumps out of his car and runs into the farm. Straight away he sees a farmer in a white coat and a clipboard pacing up and down so he runs over to tell him what he has just seen.
The farmer listens, nods and, putting his arm around Geordies shoulder, tells him they have been working on this for years, “There’s tremendous competition in the food industry and chicken legs are big sellers mainly to the Chinese.
Chickens are expensive to rear so every producer is trying to get one step ahead of the competition.
We thought, if we could get more legs per chicken
we'll be ahead of the pack.
It’s taken a long time but we are now able to breed three-legged chickens for the world market.
Geordie was impressed but wanted to know what they tasted like?
The farmer looks him in the eye and said 'No idea, we havent caught one yet.
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