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Under the coverts with… Alan Beynon

What are the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of a game bird vet?

“Traditionally, game bird vets would receive a box of birds to assess and would identify the problems that were there. In today’s practice, we move toward proactively visiting a shoot or game farm to get ahead of these problems. Once the birds are ill or diseased, it’s very difficult to treat them.

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