Premier Nutrition has appointed Patrick Garland as poultry nutritionist to support an increased demand at the company from UK, Ireland and overseas customers.

An internationally recognised poultry nutritionist and former country manager for the animal health company Alpharma, Mr Garland brings extensive knowledge of the interaction between nutrition, health and performance.

“His appointment will add a further dimension to the highly respected team at Premier, through his experience in all aspects of feed production, application of feed additives and hands-on approach to optimising productivity,” said a statement.