|COPAS TURKEYS||STANDARD TURKEYS|
|Over 25 different varieties of slow-growing traditional breeds make up our flocks.||BREEDS||Usually just 1 modern fast-growing (cost effective) breed per flock.|
|Reared in spacious open barns, cherry orchards & grass meadows. Free range turkeys are outside every day from 6 weeks old||WELFARE||Reared in crowded intensive conditions in controlled environment housing. Free Range birds may only have been outdoors for a matter of weeks towards the end of their lives.|
|Natural balanced cereal diet. Rich in Oats. No animal protein, or growth promoting additives. Free range birds also eat natural vegetation, including grass & wild herbs.||DIET||Some use of growth promoters & artificial additives to accelerate growth.|
|Fully mature adult birds, 6 to 7 months old in all weight categories. This provides a dense meat & natural fat layer to ensure a succulent texture when cooked||AGE||Processed when immature upon reaching desired weight - often only 2 months old. Usually dry & tasteless when cooked.|
|Prepared on the farm premises with minimum stress to the birds. Dry plucked by hand. Game-hung for 2 weeks. Simply refrigerated for Christmas Day - no heavy chilling. 100% pure turkey.||PRODUCTION||Usually transported long distances for production. Plucked under water by machines. Not hung, factory-processed & then instantly frozen, chilled &/or gas-treated. Water often added to increase the weight.|
|Each CopasTurkey carries our quality guarantee, which includes a money-back commitment in the unlikely event of dissatisfaction.||GUARANTEES||No similar guarantees offered.|
Our Traditional White Turkeys were awarded THREE Gold Stars!
Our Sage and Onion Stuffing was awarded a Gold Star!
Our Traditional Gravy was awarded a Gold Star!
We were Overall Winner for Brand Identity
Our Free Range Organic Turkeys were Commended in the Meat & Poultry category!
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