This semester I’m taking an elective course focusing on avian and exotic animal medicine. It is primarily geared to the common pets that we will see in general practice that aren’t cats, dogs, horses, or cows. So far, it is my favorite class this semester. Possibly the most common “exotic” animal that vets see are […]
What a Chicken Is
A chicken is what supplies people with eggs. Not only do my neighbors and I benefit from this rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein, many people around the world do as well. Families that I met on the outskirts of Maun, Botswana, had goats, chickens, and the occasional cow. These chickens supply the […]
To the Chicken Coop!
One of the best parts of being in veterinary school is that we get to bring what we learn back home. Be that our physical home where we grew up or our homes here at school, the fun seems to never stop. Luckily, I get to bring what I have learned this year home to […]