The chapter summarises current knowledge of the challenges facing rural veterinary enterprises. While some of the issues described are specific to the veterinary sector, many are also relevant to other rural SMEs providing knowledge-intensive services to farmers. The chapter also describes areas requiring further empirical research.
The authors gratefully acknowledge Norbrook Laboratories Ltd for funding this work.
Adam, K., Henry, C., Baillie, S. and Rushton, J. (2014), "Challenges Facing Rural Farm Animal Veterinary Enterprises in the UK", Exploring Rural Enterprise: New Perspectives On Research, Policy & Practice (Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 4), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 133-149. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-724620140000004006Download as .RIS
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