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Volume 23-1, Spring 2013

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"They're not the henemy"


Poultry patients in companion animal practice

by Pete Weddeburn

Hens are increasingly being kept as domestic animals in back gardens by people who have no previous poultry experience, and whose past experience of veterinary care has involved pets like dogs and cats. If a hen falls ill, there’s a conflict between the high expectations of owners for quality veterinary care and the low economic and emotional value that is often placed on hens. ...

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