The Approach to the Sick Hen

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About the course

New Course for 2017

An overview of what you need to know to confidently deal with poultry problems seen in small animal practice.

As the popularity of pet hens continues to increase, more and more are brought in to vet clinics. This course aims to educate vets with what to do when presented with a sick hen in your consult room, as well as how to prevent future problems with pet hens through good husbandry practices.


  • Avian anatomy
  • Husbandry of the backyard flock
  • Worming and vaccination advice
  • Approach to the sick hen
  • Appropriate medication options

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