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Poultry webinar proves big hit with vets
The series focuses on topics such as how to spot and treat common diseases.

"The webinar series has been a great way to provide vets with advice and guidance on all parts of the process of seeing pet chickens in practice."

A week long webinar series dedicated to backyard poultry has proven to be a big hit with vets, attracting more than 300 participants since its launch.

The series focuses on a variety of topics, including how to spot and treat common diseases, practical advice for clinical examinations and the importance of preventative healthcare.

Presenter Steve Smith, a European Veterinary Specialist in Avian Medicine and Surgery, said: “The webinar series has been a great way to provide vets with advice and guidance on all parts of the process of seeing pet chickens in practice, from gathering information prior to a consultation, to prescribing treatments safely.”

The webinars can now be accessed online. To find out more and to view the series, visit the MSD Animal Health Hub.

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Tickets on sale for horse welfare conference

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 Tickets are now on sale for the 'Welfare and Performance of the Ridden Horse' conference, due to take place at Nottingham University on Saturday, 11 December 2021.

World-renowned researchers, including Prof. Hilary Clayton and Dr Sue Dyson, will deliver the latest research updates. There will also be interactive Q&A sessions throughout the day, interactive polls and a fun evening of entertainment.

Organisers say that in the event of further coronavirus restrictions, day tickets will be transferred to livestream tickets. For more information about the conference and to book your place, click here.  

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SRUC to host virtual parasitology event for vet practices

Veterinary practices across the UK are being invited to an online CPD event hosted by Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). The event will include a 30-minute discussion on parasitology by Professor Neil Foster, head of the department of veterinary and animal science in SRUC's North Faculty.

The event takes place via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday, 16 September (6-7 pm). Certificates of CPD attendance will be provided, and a questionnaire will be distributed following the event with ideas for future events and courses. Click here for more information and to book a place.