POULTRY.NETWORK is excited to announce it will bring producers and the wider industry together to network, learn from experts and reconnect after the covid-19 pandemic has kept us all apart.

The event will take place at Harper Adams University on 16 September, in person, and with space extremely limited, booking ahead is essential.

Our Associate Sponsors

Arden Wood Shavings has nearly 40 years experience of supplying bedding products to poultry farmers.

Boehringer Ingelheim is committed to providing unique knowledge, products and support services to help producers and veterinarians optimise poultry health, productivity and profitability.

draperVENT uses extensive experience to develop climate control systems for broilers that encourage birds’ full genetic potential.

Greengage: Applying the science of light to create smart solutions to animal lighting and welfare monitoring

The IWS systems treat drinking water within the whole poultry sector including chicken, duck, game and turkey farms and covering the entire process from hatcheries, rearers, breeders, broilers and egg producers.

Our Agenda

8.30 – registration opens

9.15 – Welcome and housekeeping

9.20 – Keynote Session

Keeping the shelves stocked: How the poultry sector helped feed the nation after covid-hit


  • P. D. Hook Director Patrick Hook
  • Noble Foods Marketing & Innovation Director, Laura Sheard
  • Tesco Agricultural Manager for Poultry, Eggs & Feed, John Kirkpatrick
  • Kelly Turkeys Managing Director, Paul Kelly

10.20 – Q&A

10.50 – Coffee

Sponsored by JF McKenna


How companies in the poultrymeat and egg supply chain have adapted


  • Arden Woodshavings Managing Director, Chris Stanford
  • Aviagen UK Head of Sales and Technical, Stuart Thomson,
  • DraperGROUP Founder, Paul Draper

12.30 Q&A

12.50  – Lunch

Sponsored By Morspan


Poultry Health and Avian Influenza Preparedness

An introduction to Mareks’ disease vaccine PREVEXXION® RN from Boehringer Ingelheim

Followed by

Learning to protect your poultry farm from avian influenza and an outlook for the coming winter


  • Gordon Hickman, Head of Exotic Disease & Surveillance Policy in Terrestrial Animals Defra Exotic and Endemic Disease Control
  • Julian Sparrey, Technical Director, Livetec

14.40 – Q&A

15.00 – Coffee

Sponsored by PD Hook


An update from the British Egg Industry Council and NFU

With an introduction from Greengage Global

  • Mark Williams, chief executive of the British Egg Industry Council
  • Aimee Mahoney, Chief Poultry Adviser, NFU

16.30 – Closing remarks and end of the conference.

To register for tickets, email editor@poultry.network

Sponsorships or trade stands are now sold out, but for commercial opportunities with Poultry Network please get in touch with sales manager Graeme Lea on 020 3475 6813 or Graeme@media-shed.co.uk