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Henry Lamb wins Young Farm Vet of the Year Award
Pictured: (From left to right) Jonathan Agnew, who presented Henry with the award, Henry Lamb, and James Porritt.
The Norfolk-based poultry vet was chosen for his impact on his clients. 

The National Egg and Poultry Awards has announced Henry Lamb as Young Farm Vet of the Year.

Henry, who works at Crowshall Veterinary Services in Attleborough, Norfolk, was presented with the award for his contributions to his practice, where he has contributed to reduce antibiotic usage, as well as improved biosecurity and bird welfare, health and production for his clients. 

The seven-judge panel commented on Henry's level of experience across his three year career: “He has clearly shown he has worked with colleagues as a team, and has introduced new initiatives in his practice including improving mental health of staff and assisting in sustainability.” 

A Royal Veterinary College (RVC) graduate, Henry is an associate veterinary surgeon at Crowshall, and is lead products export vet, as well as a qualified mental health first aider and one of Crowshall sustainability directorate's founding 'green champions'. 

Henry has also returned to the RVC to give speeches, and was a finalist for 2020's Young Farm Vet of the Year Award.

The finalists for this years' award are Alex Royden, of Poultry Health Services, and Charlotte Commins, of Slate Hall Veterinary Practice. 

National pig and poultry sales manager of Zoetis, who sponsor the award, James Porritt, commented the achievements of all three finalists: “It was great to see the work they have all done recognised at the awards. 

“It was fantastic to see Henry win and hope the award spurs him on to continue his bright future in the poultry industry.” 

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VET Festival returns for 2022

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 VET Festival, the unique CPD opportunity, is returning for 2022, running from 20 to 21 May.

The outdoor event, held at Loseley Park in Guildford, will feature 17 education streams, with a dedicated stream covering veterinary wellness, leadership and management topics. The festival will feature veterinary speakers from around the world, with the opportunity to collect 14 hours of CPD across the two-day event.

Alongside veterinary education, VET Festival will also offer wellbeing activities such as yoga and mindfulness activities, with the popular VETFest Live Party Night making a return for 2022.

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