Graduate Poultry Internship Job, UK - England

Competitive Salary - Small - Veterinarian
Ref: 10097 Date Posted: Monday 03 Oct 2022
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Salary: Competitive Salary DOE


  • No weekend work during the internship – Monday to Friday 8:30am to 17:00pm
  • Job type – full time, internship, or training programme
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working options
  • They believe in clinical freedom and give all employees independence and trust

Type of Work: Veterinary Internship in Poultry Medicine and Production

Job Details: 

An opportunity for career progression and the chance to make a difference to the health and welfare of production animals?

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate to join their young and vibrant team on a training programme or an internship within the poultry sector.  Poultry is the most innovative and dynamic sector in modern agriculture, and this company recognises its responsibility to ensure the sector is serviced by a modern, efficient, and forward-thinking Veterinary service. This company offers internationally acclaimed Veterinary care for all poultry keepers, backed by a full range of diagnostic capabilities as required by modern poultry keepers.

Their team delivers high quality services across large and small layers, broiler producers, and gamebirds. This company is the only primary breeder and hatchery specialists in the UK. The company has UK and international clients in Russia, Kenya, Zambia, and Brazil.

Some of the qualifications that their veterinarians have include; Certificates in Poultry Medicine and Production, Certificate in Welfare Ethics and Law, Certificate in Laboratory Animal Science, an MBA and Masters in Meat Science and Technology. They are also proud of having trained the first European Diplomate in Poultry Medicine in 2013. This service acts as Veterinary consultants for several poultry operations in the UK including:

  • Broilers
  • Broiler breeders
  • Commercial layers
  • Turkeys
  • Ducks
  • Gamebirds
  • Hatcheries
  • Layer breeders
  • Layer replacements.

At the end of the internship or training programme, the successful applicant will have achieved a good working knowledge of the structure of the poultry industry, from breeding through to processing in all domestic poultry species. An understanding of the relationship between bird health and welfare, farm management, nutrition, biosecurity, cleaning and disinfection procedures, and vaccination procedures will also be gained. They offer a dedicated mentoring process to ensure you meet your training goals. During your time with the group, you will achieve sufficient working knowledge of the available databases and software to interpret and input clinical data and develop the ability to generate the necessary reports and treatment regimens for the business they are working with.

As part of the role, employees are lucky to be able to go on fully sponsored CPD trips, a couple of examples of what they may be are below:

  • Launch of new products or vaccines – take place in any European City or in the UK and include a technical day and a social agenda with visits to places such as the National Space Centre or the Zoo.
  • Gut health workshops for poultry veterinarians from European Countries which are hosted by the university of Ghent in Belgium. The workshop focuses on the consequences, diagnosis and monitoring of coccidiosis, and applying the appropriate coccidiosis control program using anticoccidial products and vaccines. It includes a hands-on session where the participants are trained to evaluate coccidiosis and dysbacteriosis lesions in broilers and turkeys. The trip also includes a social programme and sightseeing.

In addition to this they offer attendance to the British Veterinary Association meetings (in the UK, 3 times a year).


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