A Derbyshire chicken farmer has been forced to give up his business because of new EU regulations

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A Derbyshire farmer says he's absolutely heartbroken that he's going to have to send all his chickens to slaughter, because of a new EU law. Graham Hartshorne from Crich has been farming for nearly 60 years. But new legislation that outlaws battery chickens comes into force on the 1st of January. It means many small farms can't afford to upgrade to the new, legal, "enriched cages". BBC Radio Derby's Victoria Holland went to meet Graham and his family...
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over 2 years ago, Crich, Derbyshire, England