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Skip to 0 minutes and 14 seconds I’m Kate Humble. I’m a patron of the British Hen Welfare Trust, and I’ve been keeping poultry, hens and ducks, since 2007. I’m delighted to introduce this course to you. Many vets in the UK are familiar with treating more exotic species, like arachnids or lizards, as well as our regular domestic pets. But many vet practises are not familiar with treating poultry.
Skip to 0 minutes and 43 seconds Backyard poultry keeping has grown exponentially in the last 16 years and continues to grow. And with that growth, owners expect more awareness and better treatment options from their vets. So this course will give you a greater depth of understanding through illustrative content. [CHICKENS COOING] Through this course, you will gain a broad insight into all aspects relating to poultry, including chickens, waterfowl, and game birds. It will enhance your understanding of the differences between the different poultry keeping communities, and give you an insight into the different approaches that may be needed with each one, whether it’s commercial rearing, show birds, or people keeping poultry as pets. With more than 50 billion birds in the world, poultry keeping is set to continue growing.
Skip to 1 minute and 37 seconds Completing this course will help you confidently treat any problems with your poultry.