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    you'll need a weeks stable and a weeks farm anyway, i'm not sure what to suggest about getting large animal vets except that keep trying, and maybe stay somewhere, where abouts do you live?
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    I live in the midlands around Coventry way.
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    hmm nowhere near northampton then really?
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    hmm its annoying train and bus fares are so expensive! Coventry-->birmingham is 30quid not return in rush hour!
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    (Original post by Robpattinsonxxx)
    hmm its annoying train and bus fares are so expensive! Coventry-->birmingham is 30quid not return in rush hour!
    £30?! are you sure?
    i've gotten a return tickets to cov from brum for about £6 in the past :/
    30 seems ridiculous.
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    it does seem ridiculous tbh i don't think the national rail prices on the internet are right, i might be wrong. But even where I live to leicester is about £10 return which im not sure about ether because its only like 20mins away :/
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    Anyone know anywhere good in Kent? I'm in Canterbury area
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    Ok now i'm totally out of options for large animal vets. I have tried absolutely everywhere around my area but a lot of regetions are due to insurance

    Any advice anyone?

    I did a week at a mixed practice vet - they do the SA plus they have a farm side. Do you think it is worth asking if i could go there and get a weeks worth of work experience on the farmers side of it? Would this count as large animal vet work?

    Thanks
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    Just booked a week at an equine vets for December 2011. Talk about booking in advance lol
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    ^ Omg your so lucky
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    (Original post by Kay17)
    Just booked a week at an equine vets for December 2011. Talk about booking in advance lol
    i've got a week at an equine practice booked for 2012!
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    (Original post by sp28)
    I live on a farm so obviously have tonnes of farm experience. Would universities take this into account?
    No, the work experience can't be on your own farm.
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    Anyone know of a LA vet in Kent?? Also after a dairy farm and pig farm.
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    what would be the best places to get work experience
    around west bromwich and Birmingham?
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    This is what I have so far:
    1 week mixed vet
    3 weeks calving
    12 weeks lambing
    1 year general sheep work
    1 week care farm
    This is what I am planning to do:
    6 weeks lambing
    1 week calving
    1 week egg farm
    1 week kennels
    1 week abattoir
    As much vet experience as possible
    and that's about it really. Do I need a wider range of experience, or will this be ok?
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    I personally would get some equine
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    yep you need 1 or 2 week stables, 4 weeks in two different vets at least. small animal and large animal vets.
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    (Original post by sp28)
    This is what I have so far:
    1 week mixed vet
    3 weeks calving
    12 weeks lambing
    1 year general sheep work
    1 week care farm
    This is what I am planning to do:
    6 weeks lambing
    1 week calving
    1 week egg farm
    1 week kennels
    1 week abattoir
    As much vet experience as possible
    and that's about it really. Do I need a wider range of experience, or will this be ok?
    I would definately recommend getting experience in a small animal vets and at a stables. Also, are you sure you want to spend a week in an abattoir, a day is enough.
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    (Original post by AdamKr)
    I would definately recommend getting experience in a small animal vets and at a stables. Also, are you sure you want to spend a week in an abattoir, a day is enough.
    Thanks for the advice. Maybe I will only go for a day
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    (Original post by Kay17)
    Anyone know of a LA vet in Kent?? Also after a dairy farm and pig farm.
    Anyone? Having real trouble with this

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