Backyard Chicken Husbandry and Physical Examination (1605)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Avian
Saturday |  7:00 AM -  7:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||301A



Tracey Ritzman D.V.M., Dipl. ABVP
Cascade Hospital for Animals

Dr. Ritzman graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Dr. Ritzman is an associate veterinarian at Cascade Hospital for Animals in Grand Rapids, Michigan. <br>Dr. Ritzman is a board-certified specialist by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) in both Avian and Exotic Companion Mammal Practice. Dr. Ritzman enjoys teaching veterinary students and technicians in the field of avian/exotic animal medicine and surgery.

Presentation Info

Audience: CE Pathway: Branch Your Practice Into New Markets
CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Basic husbandry of the backyard chicken that promotes good health. Handling and basic restraint of the chicken patient. Physical examination using a systemic approach.

This session is part of CE Pathway: Branch Your Practice Into New Markets

Learning Objectives

1. Learn basic husbandry information about the backyard chicken

2. Learn how to safely and gently handle and restrain the chicken patient

3. How to perform a thorough physical examination of the chicken patient

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