Vets wanted for farm health planning initiative

August 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/29/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 9, p247
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The article reports on the invitation from LandSkills West Midlands to veterinarians in West Midlands, England to sign up for a new farm health planning initiative. It states that the initiative offers funding to farmers via their veterinary surgeons until December 2011. LandSkills West Midlands programme manager Emma Tregear said that veterinarians will be able to access farms to assess any constraints on livestock productivity and plan a remedy to address problem areas.


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