Planning a trip to the Ekka?

Animal nurseries at the Ekka are a great experience for children. However, many animals carry illness-causing germs that can make people sick. Contact with animals, their saliva, excreta, bedding or feed are all potential sources of infection. Always wash your hands and supervise children to wash their hands after visiting an animal area.

Check out this  factsheet  for simple steps to prevent illness in animal contact areas.