YYC Beekeeper-Veterinarian Relationship, Biosecurity, and Management: Sept 28, 2019

$130.00

This one of a kind workshop will be taught by Dr. Savannah Howse-Smith, veterinarian and Samantha Muirhead, acting Provincial Apiculturist.

In December 2018, the Federal government enacted an antimicrobial regulation that now requires beekeepers to gain a prescription before using antibiotics. This day-workshop has been prepared to cover:

  • Veterinarian Client-Patient Relationship
  • How to find a veterinarian
  • Creating a biosecurity plan
  • Disease surveillance
  • Testing for disease
  • Treatment considerations
  • Review of drugs and medications, uses, and protocols

This full day workshop includes lunch, coffee breaks, some field observations in a live apiary and inquiry opportunities in to health and management.

Schedule:
September 28, 2019
Heritage Park, Railway Orientation Centre
9:00am-4:00pm
Coffee Breaks and Lunch Included

Workshop Sponsored by Alberta Beekeepers Commission, Heritage Park Historical Village, Provincial Apicultural Office, and ABC Bees. 

Partial proceeds of this event will go to the Alberta Beekeeping Tech Team.

 

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Description

This one of a kind workshop will be taught by Dr. Savannah Howse-Smith, veterinarian and Samantha Muirhead, acting Provincial Apiculturist.

In December 2018, the Federal government enacted an antimicrobial regulation that now requires beekeepers to gain a prescription before using antibiotics. This day-workshop has been prepared to cover:

  • Veterinarian Client-Patient Relationship
  • How to find a veterinarian
  • Creating a biosecurity plan
  • Disease surveillance
  • Testing for disease
  • Treatment considerations
  • Review of drugs and medications, uses, and protocols

This full day workshop includes lunch, coffee breaks, some field observations in a live apiary and inquiry opportunities in to health and management.

Schedule:
Sept 28, 2019
9:00am-4:00pm
Coffee Breaks and Lunch Included

Details: Please bring a notebook, pen, clothes for the weather (walking to the bee yard in Heritage Park)
You must pay for parking when you arrive for the day.

Workshop Sponsored by Alberta Beekeepers Commission, Heritage Park Historical Village, Provincial Apicultural Office, and ABC Bees