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East Yorkshire poultry business creates new role in animal husbandry division

East Yorkshire poultry business creates new role in animal husbandry division

An East Yorkshire poultry supplier has appointed a Harper Adams graduate to a new position in its animal husbandry division.

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

Based at Clive Soanes Broilers' flagship farm, Horn Hill, Ms. Hughes will be working closely with the 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. 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' MD, Claire Wright is delighted to welcome Ms. Hughes to the team: "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."

When she's not working, Ms. Hughes enjoys expanding her culinary repertoire and long walks with her dog, Blue.

Clive Soanes Broilers is a family owned business which has been rearing chicken since 1947.



Photo: Claire Wright and Emily Hughes Claire Wright and Emily Hughes


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