The Turkey Farmers of Nova Scotia attack on small abattoirs, such as Pictou County’s Gordon Fraser, is merely the latest attack on small farm-gate producers, and their attempt to exert absolute control of the turkey market in Nova Scotia.
Who is the Turkey Board?
According to the Turkey Marketing Regulations (TMR), 4 (1) The Turkey Board shall consist of five producers. The term of office for members elected to the Turkey Board shall be three years, (and) so arranged that not more than two members shall complete their term of office each year…
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