EPIC Platinum Sponsor

Mineral Products Association (MPA)

Who We Are

Aviagen is a world leading poultry breeding company, with wholly owned operations across Europe and in the USA and a number of joint ventures in Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Our breed portfolio is recognised as the largest and strongest in the world and, through investment in research and development, state of the art facilities, colleague training and customer focus, our Ross 308 continues to deliver excellence across the United Kingdom.

With welfare and sustainability at the heart of everything we do, our well-established genetic selection programme ensures continuous improvements in bird health and performance with the highest–quality care and welfare standards.

Aviagen Carbon Footprint

Useful Links & Resources

Good Welfare is Good Business Video

This video showcases the intrinsic links between welfare and sustainability.

Aviagen Website

A wealth of information and resources are available from the Aviagen website. Please visit to find out more.

Breeding Sustainability Video

Aviagen is committed to Breeding Sustainability for our customers, the communities they serve, and the planet, our home. The story of how balanced breeding leads to strengthening the environmental pillar of sustainability by lessening the poultry industry’s carbon footprint comes alive in the video and infographic you can view below.

Meet the UK Technical Team

Stuart Thomson

Stuart Thomson

Head of UK Sales and Technical

Stuart Thomson has been with Aviagen for __ years. Stuart started his Aviagen journey as Pedigree Assistant Farm Manager, and then progressed to GP Production Manager, before taking on a role as Technical Service Manager.

Stuart specialises in providing technical support to Aviagen customers, including Grandparent, Parent and broiler generations, as well as processing and ventilation.

As Head of Sales and Technical for the UK, Stuart leads the Aviagen UK team to work with and support customers in the UK and Scandinavia and is also an EPIC committee member.

Kieron Daniels

Kieron Daniels

Broiler Technical Services Manager

Kieron Daniels joined Aviagen in January 2021 as Broiler Technical Services Manager. Kieron attended Aberystwyth University, where he studied for a BSc (Hons) Animal Science and graduated in 2011.

Before joining Aviagen, Kieron undertook a variety of roles including being a Lecturer, Educational Farm Manager, Assistant Broiler Farm Manager and Poultry Performance Specialist.

Kieron’s technical role includes looking after the UK and Scandinavia, and he is frequently travelling as a result. Kieron is also responsible for our successful Ross 440 Club.

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Toby Arkell

Role TBC

Bio to come.

Wish to Become an EPIC Sponsor?

If you’re interested in sponsoring EPIC, please get in touch, we would love for you to be involved. We have plenty of exciting opportunities, whatever your company size or budget. Let us know if you’d like more details, or have a sponsorship idea you’d like to share with us.


EPIC is most grateful for the continuing generous support all our sponsors.

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