School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Back Yard Poultry

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  • Monday 4 July
Duration 8 hours
  •  Mike Clark MA VetMB MBA MRCVS 
  • Hayley Bruce BVetMed CertAVP (ZM) MRCVS
Location School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
Sutton Bonington Campus
Cost £355
Online Booking Cost £319.50
Alumni Cost £284




Now that chickens are the fourth most common pet in the UK it's perhaps time to ensure you are backyard poultry ready. This one-day poultry course will be led by two poultry vets with experience in private poultry practice, the pharmaceutical industry and undergraduate/postgraduate teaching. If small flocks of hens are the only food producing animals you see in your companion animal practice you will appreciate this course covering not only endemic poultry diseases seem in backyard flocks, but also how to spot the two Notifiable Diseases of poultry and poultry diseases with public health significance. 

Learning objectives

 Therapeutics for small poultry flocks can be daunting but this course will delve into the treatment and prevention options available to the clinician. In the practical session performing a clinical examination and a post-mortem examination will be taught. Following on from that, sampling techniques and further laboratory testing appropriate to backyard poultry will be covered.  


Veterinary CPD Education Centre

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

0115 951 6647

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