CLIVE SOANE’S BROILERS has appointed Harper Adams graduate Emily Hughes to a new position in its animal husbandry division.

The Middleton on the Wolds-based firm, sister company to Soanes Poultry, has appointed Emily Hughes to the new position of Poultry Health Specialist.

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Based at Clive Soanes Broilers’ flagship farm, Horn Hill, Ms Hughes will be working closely with farm owners and managers to maintain high standards of animal welfare and biosecurity.

She joins Clive Soanes Broilers from Harrogate-based Chippindale Foods, where she was a manufacturing advisor to 22 farms.

Of the appointment, Ms Hughes said: “I’m looking forward to working as part of a close team and to producing great results.

Poultry experience

“It’s an exciting time to be joining Clive Soanes Broilers, and it will be a great role to share my previous poultry experience with the team while building on my knowledge using their experience.”

Clive Soanes Broilers’ managing director, Claire Wright, added: “The appointment of Emily to this new role reaffirms our commitment to exemplary animal welfare standards.

“Her knowledge, energy and enthusiasm will prove invaluable as we pursue innovation and enhanced welfare standards.”