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Surviving 15 Christmases on the trot probably makes this male turkey the country’s luckiest festive bird... and possibly the oldest.

The gobbler, known as Dinner or Boss Man to the staff, has ruled the roost at Stonebridge Farm, Notts, for at least a decade and a half and is the only poultry on site to have a name.

Dinner, a Turkey at Stonebridge City Farm in Nottingham, who is believed to be Britian's oldest and luckiest Turkey. December 4 2015.  Surviving 15 Christmases on the trot probably makes this male turkey the country's luckiest festive bird... and possibly the oldest.  See NTI story NTITURKEY.  The gobbler, known as Dinner or Boss Man to the staff, has ruled the roost at Stonebridge Farm, Notts, for at least a decade and a half and is the only poultry on site to have a name. 'No one is sure exactly how old he is,' the farm's operations co-ordinator Stephen Gee said yesterday.  "But my wife Marie (Rogers) started working here 16 years ago and always remembers him being here.  So while we can't name his age exactly we are pretty confident that he is one of the oldest and luckiest turkeys around and he gets past Christmas every year and breathes a big sigh of relief in January," the 64-year-old retired sixth form teacher added.  A domesticated male turkey normally has a lifespan of around ten years.

Dinner, a Turkey at Stonebridge City Farm in Nottingham, who is believed to be Britian's oldest and luckiest Turkey. December 4 2015. Surviving 15 Christmases on the trot probably makes this male turkey the country's luckiest festive bird... and possibly the oldest. See NTI story NTITURKEY. The gobbler, known as Dinner or Boss Man to the staff, has ruled the roost at Stonebridge Farm, Notts, for at least a decade and a half and is the only poultry on site to have a name. 'No one is sure exactly how old he is,' the farm's operations co-ordinator Stephen Gee said yesterday. "But my wife Marie (Rogers) started working here 16 years ago and always remembers him being here. So while we can't name his age exactly we are pretty confident that he is one of the oldest and luckiest turkeys around and he gets past Christmas every year and breathes a big sigh of relief in January," the 64-year-old retired sixth form teacher added. A domesticated male turkey normally has a lifespan of around ten years.

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