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Care of Birds in a Veterinary Environment (4 Day Course) at Duchy College

Course description

This course is designed for qualified Veterinary Nurses who wish to broaden their knowledge of avian husbandry and handling, anatomy and physiology and disease conditions that commonly affect the domestic and exotic bird. The course will be taught as follows, with each day running from 10.00am until 4pm:

  • Day 1 - Wednesday 10th June (Duchy College, Rosewarne)
  • Day 2 - Wednesday 17th June (Duchy College, Rosewarne)
  • Day 3 - Wednesday 1st July (Duchy College, Rosewarne)
  • Day 4 - Wednesday  8th July (Paradise Park, Hayle)

Course content

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Safe handling, restraint and transportation
  • Temporary accommodation
  • Recognising signs of good and poor health in birds
  • Assessment of behaviour
  • Avian anatomy and physiology
  • Associated conditions and their treatment

Future opportunities

You can take the skills and knowledge learnt on this four day course back to your working environment, and deal more confidently with both domestic and exotic birds.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Duchy College directly.

Last updated date: 12 June 2015
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