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Is it ethical to have turkeys for christmas or should I go arty and just paint some cardboard??????????

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VintageAxeWeldingPboredWarrior Sun 07-Oct-12 22:41:42

Am in a bit of a dilemma 'bout it all, wwyd?

thenightsky Sun 07-Oct-12 22:43:16

It was reading about how they slaughtered turkeys for Christmas that turned me veggie.

Elderflowergranita Sun 07-Oct-12 22:45:14

Not sure what your dilemma is all about - do you normally eat meat? Free range chicken?

Surely free range turkey no different?

YABU to mention Christmas prior to Halloween though.

MeFour Sun 07-Oct-12 22:45:43

Do you eat other meat?

Do you know where your turkey has come from?

gordyslovesheep Sun 07-Oct-12 22:53:31

get a chicken

MardyBra Sun 07-Oct-12 22:54:28

OutragedAtThePriceOfFreddos Sun 07-Oct-12 22:59:01

I am firmly carnivore, and for me, Christmas isn't Christmas without a turkey. However, I do work near a free range turkey farm and I see the turkeys being fattened up and I dread the day every year where I have to watch a truckload of dead turkeys driving past. This farm has a reputation for being the best of the best local free range organic turkey. I no longer believe that free range means free range.

If you fancy painting cardboard, go for it.

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