Conference Program 2020


When You Need to Give a Cluck: Backyard Chickens in General Practice

14 May 2020
Veterinary Technician's Theater

Backyard chickens fit somewhere between pets and production animals. Many private practice veterinary professionals are unsure when and how to provide care to these creatures. This lecture will review common issues seen in backyard flocks and how best to address them.

  • Understand the bond between flock and tender whilst respecting financial constraints
  • Recognize the most common issues seen in backyard flocks
  • Become familiar with the reasons behind common ailments
  • Learn how best to identify and address disease
Kristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), Education Specialist - University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine

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