Avicultural Weekend

Saturday 8 February 2020 - The Conservation Breeding Advisory Group (CBAG) annual Avicultural Weekend - to be held at The Power House, Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH

Please send the completed form and payment to Nigel Hester, Knights in the Bottom, Hooke, Beaminster, Dorset. DT8 3PG by 20th January 2020, or give Nigel a cheque/cash in person at the event but please email or phone your details and menu choices prior to the 20th. Please make cheques payable to – WPA UK. Alternatively please pay by BACs, transfer to the account below and send an email with the above details to nigel.hester@adive.co.uk

Account: WPA UK, 20-80-33, 70391859, use ref: CBAG2020

CBAG application form 2020 (Word)

CBAG application form 2020 (pdf)

Lion_Menu (please pre book by 20 January)

We have put together an interesting and varied agenda for this year’s meeting and due to its success last year a repeat of the “Question and Answer” session. If you have any questions please send them to the office either by post or email (office@pheasant.org.uk) and they will be forwarded to the panel. The questions don’t have to be limited to avicultural topics but can be scientific or even on the direction, governance and future of WPA.

Provisional Programme:

10:15     Registration tea/coffee

10:45      Welcome by CBAG chairman Billy Wilson

10:50      Ian Edmans, Curator of Birds - Welcome to Waddesdon 

11:10     John & Margaret Cooper: Post-mortem techniques with a short talk about the Trinidad Piping-Guan Project

12:15     Billy Wilson: Broody Bantams

12:45     Lunch buffet

13:30      Tour of the Pheasantry led by Gavin Harrison (Assistant  Curator of Birds)

14.30      AGM and Election of CBAG officers

15:00      John Corder: Project Update

15.30     Refreshment break

16.00      Question & Answer session with our panel of Galliformes Aviculturalists

17:00      Stuart Wilson: Galliformes in the Wild

17:30     Finish – head to the Lion, 70 High Street, Waddesdon, HP18 0LB for Dinner (please send Nigel Hester your food order by 20 Jan)