We are proud to have been part of a working group that set training requirements for the Industry.
The scheme ‘Poultry Meat Training Initiative’ has been developed to meet the needs of the of the various job roles within the Industry; more information can be found at

“We are dedicated to improving farming, food production and the rural economy by growing the talents of the people on which their futures depend through the best possible learning environment and support”

In addition P.D. Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd is part of the British Poultry Council Scholarship at Harper Adams University. The aim is to develop and train two students each year across all areas of the business, with the aim of them coming back into the company upon completion of their degree. It is another part of our initiative to bring new talent into the industry.

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