Category: Game, Pigeon & Backyard

January Newsletter

We are now a team of 16 Poultry Vets and 2 Poultry Veterinary Consultants covering the whole of the UK 24/7, 365 days a year. This ensures that you have a local poultry vet available when needed and also sees that costs are kept to a minimum as the vets don’t have to travel long… Read more »

Christmas Opening Hours and Delivery Dates

The offices will be open normal hours except the 25th and 26th December and 1st January, when the offices will be closed. As always there will be a duty poultry vet available and they will be contactable on your local branch number. Salmonella sampling over the New Year holiday Royal Mail will not deliver samples… Read more »

DEFRA Avian Flu Update

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease over the winter. Since June 2017, there have been no detections of avian influenza in poultry or kept birds… Read more »

Environmental Enrichment Overview

After years as a poultry practitioner, I have witnessed a gradual shift in the way intensive farming is understood. Concepts like welfare, biosecurity and environmental enrichment have moved from the scientific papers, to the day-to-day routine on every farm. Some of these changes have been driven by consumer demand, by farm assurance scheme requirements and… Read more »

British Poultry Awards 2018

This year, Poultry Health Services sponsored the best Poultry Foodservice Product at the British Poultry Awards which took place on the 20th September at the Sheraton Grand hotel in London. The announcement of the winners was made in front of over 250 industry VIPs including retail buyers, manufacturers, producers and farmers. The winner was Green… Read more »

August 2018 Newsletter

This month we bring you news of our new practice in Sheriff Hutton and our new Astrovirus testing at the York Laboratory as well as introduce Gallifen – a new chicken worming product from Huvepharma. Read more

Relocation of Salmonella testing Service

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We opened a new state of the art poultry laboratory in the Pentlands Science Park (Penicuick) in February 2018. Since then, the laboratory has gone from strength to strength and we are now relocating all the testing currently performed at Crowshall laboratories to the new laboratory from Monday 2nd July 2018. From that… Read more »

July 2018 Newsletter

This month we bring you news of our new practice, give you tips for reducing heat stress, look at the Antibiotic Stewardship Report and we review Exzolt. Read more

June 2018 Newsletter

This month we meet a couple of members of our veterinary team, review the Pig & Poultry Fair and focus on Enterococcus bacteria. Read more

Defra has lifted the AI Prevention Zone in England

Defra has announced the lifting of the AI Prevention Zone in England, in place since 18th January 2018. “Revocation of an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone: The Secretary of State has carried out a further risk assessment under article 6(1) of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (England) (No 2) Order 20061… Read more »