Buchanan Turkeys of County Londonderry have been appointed sales agents for Northern Ireland by UK seasonal poult suppliers FarmGate Hatcheries.

Buchanan Turkeys will be supplying some 30,000 day-old poults and four- to six-week-old growers to Christmas turkey producers across Ireland. Jonathan and Lois Buchanan have been sourcing turkeys for their own Christmas market from FarmGate Hatcheries for 10 years, and are increasing their own production to around 1,600 turkeys for Christmas, as well as custom processing another 1,000 turkeys.