Game Bird Vet

Think Five – Part 2

Game bird vet Alan Pearson has the second part of his discussions on bird welfare, outlining the importance of knowledge and training. If you missed out on Part 1, why not read up and join us back here?  I make no apologies

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Stress relievers

Every keeper has had more than his fair share of stress, says vet Alan Pearson, but have you considered using the experience to help rear better birds? We’ve all experienced stress – wild bird keepers especially will know well that

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Think Five

When it comes to bird welfare, Alan Pearson says it’s essential to maintain good standards, but the ‘Think Five’ principle makes it easy to cover all the bases. For some time I have been meaning to discuss bird welfare, which

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Lest we forget

Alan Pearson finds the history of the pheasant in the British Isles might go further back than you think – and how it came to such prominence as sporting quarry. Shooting is a subject that we don’t always consider, we

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Present-shaped presence

My latest clinical contribution this season is a look at what may be an emerging disease. It follows the identification of a bacteria found in the gut of game birds, which has not been recognised or described accurately in the

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Those Dreaded Protozoans

… and other things. Vet Alan Pearson looks at the difficulty of diagnosis and treatment, and a new discovery linked to game bird health

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Is there more to come?

After explaining what can cause peaks of mortality in a young flock, Alan Pearson turns his attention to further challenges

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That last mountain

Game bird vet Alan Pearson looks at the final peak of mortality young birds might show

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Two more hills to climb

Vet Alan Pearson looks at another cause of early mortality in game birds, and finds it might well all come down to management techniques

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Influenza influx

Last year Avian Influenza – or bird flu – turned out to be less of a threat than first supposed, but that’s no reason not to be careful, says Alan Pearson

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