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Address

The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH

Email

info@pfma.org.uk

DUE TO THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, THE DATE OF THIS EVENT IS NOT YET CONFIRMED. 

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If you are interested or have any enquiries please contact sarah@pfma.org.uk

 

Following the success of the PFMA Rabbit Symposium in 2018, PFMA will be holding the second species-specific seminar and discussion forum, this time all about pet parrots and other birds kept in captivity. 

Objectives of the Event

• To provide the latest science on parrot (and pet birds) nutrition and welfare

• Opportunity for all attendees to take part in discussions

• To identify key educational messages and next steps in scientific research

• A networking opportunity for pet professionals

 

Confirmed Speakers

Dr Tariq Abou-Zahr MRCVS (Avian vet at Valley Vets)

Vicki Baldrey MRCVS (Avian Vet and lecturer at Royal Veterinary College)

Alan Jones MRCVS (Chairman of The Parrot Society UK)

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Bird food manufacturers
  • Bird food retailers (pet shops, garden centres etc)
  • Avian vets & vet nurses
  • Zoo keepers and wildlife bird experts
  • Academics & students
  • Welfare charities and re-homing centres
  • Parrot breeders & specialised groups
  • Interested media and journalists
  • Bloggers and influencers interested in pet birds

 

Format of the Event

There will be a number of short talks (10-15 minutes each) on different aspects of pet birds’ health and welfare in relation to nutrition and feeding behaviour. There will also be break-out group discussions, panel discussions and a Q&A session.

 

Date and Location

Wednesday 1 July 2020, London (exact date and location to be confirmed). 

 

Register to Attend

Registration details will be announced here in due course. 

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