Philip P Hammond 's Blog


Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease

Posted on August 09, 2018 by Philip P Hammond

We’re urging all vets who come into contact with poultry to be vigilant following a number of cases of Newcastle Disease. Phillip Hammond, BVPA President, highlights the symptoms of Newcastle disease and shares his advice for clients.


Gamebird sector posts commendable antibiotic-use reductions

Posted on June 25, 2018 by Philip P Hammond

Following a joined-up initiative last year by a range of stakeholders, the gamebird sector has achieved a 36% reduction in antibiotic use in just one year, with the use of antibiotics in game feeds falling by an impressive 53%.