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ABWAK Okapi and Giraffe Keepers’ Workshop

Wild Place Project  - 14th - 15th October 2021

We are back with our first in person training event since the days before COVID, with a double workshop over two consecutive days.  Organised in partnership with our host venue, Wild Place Project, Bristol.

Tickets for ABWAK Members (£20) and Non-Members (£30) sold separately for each day.  Lunch and refreshments included. You will need to fill out both booking forms if purchasing tickets for both days.  If purchasing tickets for someone else, please ensure that you fill out their details.  We need full names of each delegate to be able to issue certificates.

Day 1 Okapi Keepers' Workshop - Thursday 14th October 2021

A day of presentations, networking, facility tour and husbandry discussion sessions with fellow okapi keepers.

Topics to include:

  • The history and future of okapi at Bristol
  • Endocrinology
  • Ultra sound and foetal development
  • Avian TB case study
  • Training
  • Enrichment
  • Nutrition
  • Breeding

This workshop is for OKAPI KEEPERS ONLY.

Day 2 Giraffe Keepers' Workshop - Friday 15th October 2021

A day of presentations, networking, facility tour and husbandry discussion sessions with fellow giraffe keepers.

Topics to include:

  • Ossicone laser treatment
  • Training and health issues
  • Body condition scoring
  • Hoof care
  • Contraception
  • Nutrition
  • Managing a bachelor group

This workshop is for GIRAFFE KEEPERS ONLY.

Managing the event safely for COVID

Please do not attend if you have any COVID symptoms.  Late refunds will be available for necessary COVID isolations. The host venue will have COVID risk assessments in place relevant to current requirements.  Please adhere to any guidance given at the venue.  ABWAK reserve the right to change, postpone or cancel the workshop.

Book Event

Day 1 Okapi ABWAK Members ONLY £20

ABWAK Members' Ticket - OKAPI

Available Tickets: 39
The Day 1 Okapi ABWAK Members ONLY ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
Day 1 Okapi Non-Members £30

Non-Members Ticket - OKAPI

Available Tickets: 38
The Day 1 Okapi Non-Members ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
Day 2 Giraffe ABWAK Members ONLY £20

ABWAK Members' Ticket - GIRAFFE

Available Tickets: 38
The Day 2 Giraffe ABWAK Members ONLY ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.
Day 2 Giraffe Non-Members £30

Non-Members Ticket - GIRAFFE

Available Tickets: 39
The Day 2 Giraffe Non-Members ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

Date

Oct 14 - 15 2021

Time

All Day
Wild Place Project

Location

Wild Place Project
Wild Place, Blackhorse Hill, Bristol BS10 7TP
Category

Organizer

Lucy Manning
Email
info@abwak.org
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