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Devon Farm Vet

Duration:
25 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 10 May 2012

Jules Hudson shadows a farm vet in Devon. As the landscape has changed and farms have grown larger the role of the farm vet has changed also. A large part of their role is now on disease prevention rather than simply treatment and they can be crucial in spotting disease outbreaks like foot and mouth which have devastated the countryside in the past. Jules shadows newly qualified vet Jen Hall to find out what's involved and how important the relationship with the farmer can be in protecting animals and the countryside.

Producer: Anne-Marie Bullock.

  • Jules Hudson meets newly qualified vet Jen Hall

    Jules Hudson meets newly qualified vet Jen Hall

  • The sick cow held in a crush for inspection

    The sick cow held in a crush for inspection

  • Jules and farmer Kat with the 3 day old calf

    Jules and farmer Kat with the 3 day old calf

  • Cow and calf reunited after the vet's visit

    Cow and calf reunited after the vet's visit

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