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Breed'n Betsy helps students get familiar with internal anatomy

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FOR students at Bristol veterinary school, practical teaching on the internal anatomy of a cow no longer relies entirely on real animals. They are now able to practise a variety of different techniques on two new ‘Breed'n Betsy’ simulators, which have been purchased thanks to donations from the Ernest Cook Trust, the RCVS Spencer Hill Trust and the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.

The simulators (right) are metal-framed structures that have a latex ‘back end’ of a cow through which students can insert a gloved, lubricated hand to feel …

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