Classical Composers For Hens’ Night
A Gloucester farmer is helping his hens lay more eggs - by playing them classical music. Charles Bourns, the National Farmers Union's poultry board chairman, plays classical music 24 hours a day to his birds. As well as increasing productivity he believes it helps the birds' growth rate. "I have tried pop music, but the birds prefer Classic FM, much to my children's disgust," he told Farmer's Weekly magazine.
FOOTNOTE: No third degree, Bourns.