Chicken Medicine

Chickens – Disease Prevention & Vermin Control – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD will cover disease prevention in chickens, including quarantine, food and water precautions, and parasite prevention including coccidiosis.  Health indicators will be covered, including appropriate handling and assessing body condition score. … Continue reading

Chickens – Diseases – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD will cover respiratory diseases, egg production diseases along with skin and digestive problems, notifiable diseases, nervous, excretory and cardiac conditions and other bacterial diseases. We will also briefly cover post … Continue reading

Chickens – Clinical Examination, Diagnostics & Parasitic Diseases – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online CPD for vet nurses will cover the pet chicken as a food-producing species. We will look at positive signs of health along with history taking, flock health plans, bird examination and diagnostic tests.  … Continue reading

Chickens – Breeding and Incubation – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online CPD for vet nurses will cover biosecurity, reproduction management, natural incubation and care, artificial incubation, candling, rearing and also the equipment needed.  We will also discuss common incubation mistakes and deformities.

 

 

Chickens – Behaviour, Trends & Breeds – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online CPD for vet nurses will include flock size, pecking order, feathers as body language, sunbathing, dustbathing, moulting, behaviour in egg production and cockerels. Trends in types and purpose of chickens kept, hybrids and … Continue reading

Chickens – Husbandry and Regulations – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online CPD for vet nurses will cover environmental requirements, including free range, housing, ventilation, and nutrition needs.  We will then discuss catching, handling, body condition scores, hand hygiene, wing clipping, egg and meat regulations, … Continue reading

Chickens – Anatomy and Physiology – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online CPD for vet nurses will cover the ancestry of chickens and will discuss the Five Welfare Needs.  We will then describe bird anatomy, including their metabolism, feathers, skin, skeleton and digestive systems, respiration, … Continue reading

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