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Practical Session

  • Packaging and shipping of a diagnostic sample
  • Donning and doffing PPE
  • Cloacal and oral cavity swabbing for samples (1 person, 2 person)
  • Vaccinating a chicken
  • Bleeding a chicken
  • Safe slaughter and cleaning a chicken

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