GreenAg is no ordinary farm. Visitors to the Kingsthorpe Queensland operation can hear the turkeys before they see them, along with strains of classical music blending with the gentle chirping of three-week-old chicks.
Ewart Sylvester plays baroque music to his turkeys and says it has made a big difference to their health and happiness.
“Initially it was done because the birds were very rowdy in the pen and to us it seemed to be too loud,” he said.
“They were looking for their mothers, I suppose, and we talked to a naturopath and he suggested that we put music in with the birds.