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Homeowner baffled upon finding sleeping creature in their garden
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Chatter box Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) Animal Health is set to host a live Christmas comedy event to provide entertainment and festive fun for veterinary professionals.

BI Animal Health's Christmas Comedy Cracker is a free online event, designed to help veterinary professionals sit back and relax at the end of what has been a difficult year for the whole profession.

The event will take place online at 8pm on Thursday 17 December. Comedian Rhys James will host and the line-up also includes ventriloquist Nina Conti, comedian Zoe Lyons and musical comedy troupe The Noise Next Door.

To register your place for free please visit www.christmascomedycracker.co.uk Chatter box

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Equine News
NOAH welcomes future farming plan
NOAH welcomes future farming plan

Plan will initially focus on tackling endemic diseases in cattle and pigs.
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Poultry specialist crowned 'Young Farm Vet of the Year'
Poultry specialist crowned 'Young Farm Vet of the Year'

William Garton recognised for his enthusiasm for poultry knowledge.
Government to consult on banning live animal exports
Government to consult on banning live animal exports

Move welcomed by vets and animal welfare campaigners.
UK's newest vet school appoints chair in Sustainable Livestock Health and Welfare
UK's newest vet school appoints chair in Sustainable Livestock Health and Welfare

Dr Jonathan Statham will provide sustainability expertise
New Johne's disease test developed
New Johne's disease test developed

Test provides more accurate, rapid and quantitative results.
Avian flu identified at Yorkshire turkey farm
Avian flu identified at Yorkshire turkey farm

"Immediate steps have been taken to limit the risk of the disease spreading" - CVO.
CCTV to become compulsory in Scottish abattoirs
CCTV to become compulsory in Scottish abattoirs

Legislation 'a huge win' for animal health and welfare.
Study aims to predict spread of deadly poultry viruses
Study aims to predict spread of deadly poultry viruses

Models could enable the development of effective vaccines.
Cross-institutional team monitoring avian flu outbreaks
Cross-institutional team monitoring avian flu outbreaks

HPAI viruses are causing significant illness and death in poultry and wild birds.
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VMD and VPS announce joint open information day

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) and the Veterinary Products Committee (VPC) have announced a joint open information day covering topics such as veterinary medicines regulations, antimicrobial resistance, scientific advice and novel therapies.

Taking place on Wednesday 18 November, the virtual event will take the form of a series of pre-recorded webinars and a 'Slido' Q&A session. Links to the webinars and full instructions on how to use Slido will be available on gov.uk on 18 November. To join the mailing list for the event, email director.support@vmd.gov.uk

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