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EMS Placements

At St David’s Poultry Team we understand the importance of choosing the right practice for your EMS placements, and with this in mind, we want to give students the best possible experience. To be able to fully commit to our EMS students we will only be taking 4 students per year.

Our Programme:

  • You will be allocated a mentor for the duration of your time spent with us.
  • Your placement will be a mixture of formal one to one lectures and time spent on farm.
  • At the beginning of the placement you will be set a small project with time allowed for completion.
  • A car will be available for your use during your placement.
  • An accommodation allowance is also available.

If you would like to apply for our EMS placement then please email

Poultry Internships

Two poultry internships currently available. 

St David’s Poultry team are offering post graduate internships for new graduates or recently graduated vets. This unique opportunity will allow you to fully experience this multi-faceted industry whilst being supported and mentored by our experienced team of Poultry Vets.

About the Internship

The internship will be 6 months in duration and your primary base will be at the head office in Lympstone, near Exeter. During your time with us you will receive formal tutorials and practical on farm training in all aspects of Poultry Veterinary medicine.

Tutorials are on a weekly basis and our aim is to formally cover a large range of poultry and game bird topics. This is then backed up by practical on farm visits. Time will be spent at all of our 13 poultry bases across the UK and Ireland. This will allow you to fully experience all aspects of our business and be tutored by some of the leading poultry professionals.

If you would like to apply for an internship position please send a covering letter and CV to

Why Choose St David’s?

Our expert team of veterinary surgeons consists of 19 poultry and game vets and are led by directors Richard Turner and Alan Beynon. With over thirty years’ experience in poultry and game medicine, we have gathered a wealth of knowledge and continue to develop innovative solutions to help clients achieve better results.

St David’s Poultry Team offers customers a complete service for all poultry veterinary requirements. We operate on a ‘hands-on,’ approach, providing clients with health care programmes tailored to their individual needs and requirements. In doing so, we aim to be proactive rather than reactive, focusing on preventative measures and strategic health planning with regular site visits and routine monitoring where required. This approach has enabled us to become one of the leading Poultry practices in the UK and Ireland, with first class vets and fantastic career opportunities.