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Climate change
The profession has a duty to support its farmers
  1. Kate Parrish
  1. Fairfield House Veterinary Surgery, New Town, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5DG
  1. email: kate.parrish.2010{at}

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I was filled with great shame after reading the article ‘Climate change: “no get out of jail free card”’ by Pete Smith and Andrew Balmford (VR, 18 January 2020, vol 186, p 71).

The veterinary profession has evolved in harmony with the agriculture sector. Since the very beginning, vets have built their livelihoods based on the trust bestowed upon them by farmers, to support farmers in their efforts for healthy livestock and a sustainable future. In the 21st century, those of us working in the farm sector still pride ourselves on the strength of the …

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