New Veterinarian specializing in poultry...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JesHoc123, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. JesHoc123

    JesHoc123 Just Hatched

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    Greetings! I am a recent grad of veterinary school and am currently working on a poultry specialty. I love working with all types of poultry but am here really to learn from you guys! I see mainly production animals in practice but we do get to have some great times with back yard flocks too! I am excited to be part of this great community!

    I am interested in seeing what your vets do for your flocks and can't wait to learn!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    :welcome!

    You will be very welcome in the Emergencies section if you care to give advice to people :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Pyxis is certainly right about that. I'm sure others would love to know where you will be setting up practice.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, JesHoc123, and :welcome. Pleased you joined us. Awesome that you will be a veterinarian who can treat poultry. We need more people with that skill as more and more folks are becoming backyard chicken keepers. Congrats and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and a warm welcome to our community. Your input will be very much valued by us all!

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  6. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow super cool, welcome to BYC I'm glad you joined us
     
  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    It took "guts" to announce your expertise - hope you aren't overloaded with PM's - would prefer you enjoy the membership and the forums.[​IMG]

    Our local vets won't treat poultry ( even the couple who have their own flocks). But, our county agent has been very helpful to me in the past passing health related questions on to UGA Poultry/Avian Vets who respond directly by email.

    There are quite a number of folks here with "on-the-job" training and experience and very helpful to those of us with less experience.


    Does your Poultry Specialty curriculum include dealing with chickens in the same way you treat mammalian pets: Surgery, Orthopedics and Emergency Medical Care?

    Have you had your own flock or had a one on one experience with these fabulous creatures?
     
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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. JesHoc123

    JesHoc123 Just Hatched

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    Hello to everyone!

    With the advanced training am introduced to many poultry diseases, biosecurity, laboratory test for programs such as NPIP run by the USDA, flock health and evaluations, diagnostics and many other experiences. I am not sure where my training will take me but I am open to everything. I will be working with other veterinarians on special procedures such as surgery and emergencies but that will most likely be as a consultant.

    I am open to question but as I said I am learning...so I am here to gain knowledge from all of you that have WAY more experience than I do!
     
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  10. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Anything in particular you want to know
     

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