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Poultry power Heard the joke about a chicken that cooks itself? Lisa Russell opens a report on two unusual means of energy production with a visit to a power station fuelled by poultry manure.

Millions of chickens are eaten in the UK every year. On their life journey from the egg to the dinner table, these birds produce a lot of waste - 1.5Mt a year. Environmental pressures mean land disposal is a shrinking option.

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