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Burcot Farm Christmas Trees.<br />
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Pictured: Robert Durrant, Plantation Manager.<br />
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A worker is surrounded by a staggering 850,000 Christmas trees as he starts the massive task of chopping them down in time for the festive season.<br />
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Plantation manager Robert Durrant put on his hard hat and ear protectors to keep himself safe as he set about the tree with a chainsaw.<br />
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A team of 12 field workers will spend the next week chopping down the trees, which measure between 3ft and 26ft tall.<br />
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Another dozen yard workers at Burcot Farm, near Winchester, Hants, will bundle them up and ship them to retailers around the country.<br />
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A typical 6ft tree from the farm will sell in the shops for 50 pounds.<br />
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Picture by: Victoria Jones / Solent News & Photo Agency<br />
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