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Poultry – Layers / Pullets

We are veterinary practice and laboratory that offers services and consultancy to the commercial poultry industry.


Please note we do not have the facilities to see or examine individual pet birds.


Layer Health & Production Service Plan
Layer Health & Production Service Plan
Core services included:
  • Health plan + visit
  • Additional visit(s)
  • Post mortems (including culture and sensitivity)
  • Water cultures and ATP testing
  • Worm monitoring
  • Baseline blood storage
  • Hygiene swab testing (post C&D)
  • Bespoke flock calendar and alerts
Additional services:
  • Salmonella kits + testing
  • Water mineral analysis
  • Culling certificate
  • Biosecurity plan
  • Red mite monitoring
Additional Benefits
  • 10% discount on services
  • 5% discount on supplements and vaccines
  • 20% discount on blood tests
  • 15% discount on disinfectants
Disease Diagnosis

Our on-site laboratory and post mortem room facilitate the detailed examination of birds and samples enabling us to provide results quickly, allowing prompt treatment and advice.

Post mortem examinations
  • Usually take between 15 and 30 minutes - If you wish to wait for results then please phone ahead to ensure a vet is free
  • Alternatively, birds can be left at any time during office hours
  • Samples can be left outside normal hours by prior arrangement with the office
  • Samples may also be submitted by post/ courier - please ensure that packages are correctly wrapped to prevent leakages and have the correct postage paid. All samples should be accompanied with contact details of the owner and a brief history of the birds.

Please select birds typical of the flock as a whole for PM submission. By selecting the most appropriate sample in any situation we are able to obtain the greatest amount of information - do contact the practice if you want any advice.

Dispensing of Medicines

Prescription only medicines (antibiotics and anti-coccidials) and veterinary advice can only be supplied to birds under our care and where a clinical diagnosis has been made.

To allow this:

  • You must be a client of the practice
  • We need to have seen your birds or tested your samples
  • We must have sufficient knowledge of the birds in question

Antibiotics should only ever be used for treating bacterial diseases and should never be used routinely or for non-specific conditions.

Products available

In addition to medicines (including wormers and anti-coccidials) and vaccines we have a range of products available for routine treatment of domestic birds.

These include

  • Multivitamins
  • Probiotics -Clostat
  • Total Prebiotic Tonics
  • Water treatment product
  • Disinfectants

Please speak to us for more information on products available