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This master class reviews key aspects of the skeletal anatomy of the beak, proper anatomic terminology of those structures, the muscles that move the jaws, their associated innervation, and the macro and micro integumentary anatomy of the beak.

Available with advanced booking only. Tickets are £40.00.

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This master class reviews key aspects of the skeletal anatomy of the beak, proper anatomic terminology of those structures, the muscles that move the jaws, their associated innervation, and the macro and micro integumentary anatomy of the beak. From this foundational understanding, specific medical and surgical approaches to a variety of beak deformities are then explored. ?

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  • Dr Brian Speer
    Dr Brian Speer
    DVM, Dip ABVP (Avian practice), Dip ECZM (Avian)
    Brian Speer received his DVM degree from the University of California at Davis in 1983. Brian received his board specialty status through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 1996, and was certified in the European College of Avian Medicine and Surgery (ECAMS – now ECZM) in 1999. He is in private practice; director of the Medical Center for Birds in northern California.
    He has served the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) as chair of the Aviculture Committee, as a director of the board, and as president. Brian is currently a consultant for the Veterinary Information Network for avian medical topics. He is a co-author of The Large Macaws (1995), Birds for Dummies (1999), and editor for Current Veterinary Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery, (2015).
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