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PFMA to hold parrot symposium

The event is said to be aimed at bird food manufacturers, retailers, avian vets and vet nurses, zookeepers and bird wildlife experts, amongst others

The PFMA is holding a Parrot Symposium on 21 September to provide a “unique” learning and networking opportunity for parrot experts and enthusiasts. 

Held at Chester Zoo, the event aims to:

  • Deliver the latest knowledge on parrot nutrition and welfare
  • Provide an opportunity for all attendees to take part in discussions
  • Identify key educational messages for parrot owners and next steps in scientific research
  • Ensure a networking opportunity for parrot professionals, feed industry experts and parrot keepers

Confirmed speakers to date include: Vicki Baldrey MRCVS (Avian Vet and lecturer at Royal Veterinary College); Alan Jones MRCVS (chairman of The Parrot Society UK); Dr Tariq Abou-Zahr DipECZM(Avian) MRCVS (Exotic Animal Veterinary Surgeon).

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