Veterinary Visits to farm
Paul Jeavons of Worcestershire Game Farm and chair of the GFA Health and Welfare committee writes:
With my health and welfare commitments and my position in RUMA, I have decided to make an effort to reduce the amount of antibiotic/medicine used, year on year, on my game farm.
I have wondered, when I see another game farmer’s advertisements state ‘birds delivered with relevant post mortem/health certificate’, what it actually meant. I presumed this extra cost to rearing would be very expensive but was in an effort to regain sales after a high incidence of disease, in the previous season, when problems had inadvertently been passed on to their customers.