Backyard Chicken Problems and Solutions: Giving Confidence in Backyard Chicken Medicine and Basic Surgery

Course Date:
Tuesday 8th June 2021
Course Time:
10.00am - 5.30pm
Available Spaces:
£295.00 + VAT
204a Manor Place,
London. SE17 3BN

Chickens are increasingly presenting in small animal practice due to their increased popularity as a back yard pet. This interactive one-day course will cover all aspects of chicken medicine from vaccination and prophylaxis strategies to emergency care and basic surgical and anaesthetic techniques. Case studies will be used throughout and the day includes a practical clinical examination session with live chickens. The aim of the course is to give delegates the confidence to approach these cases with success.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Welfare, husbandry and health
  • History taking, anatomy and clinical exam
  • Common diseases, treatment and drug administration
  • Relevant medicines legislation including notifiable diseases
  • Emergency and critical care. Euthanasia
  • Anaesthesia, analgesia and surgery