Purchasing forage for a diverse group of exotic animals beyond the nutrient analysis

Citation

Toddes B. 2001. Purchasing forage for a diverse group of exotic animals beyond the nutrient analysis. In Edwards M, Lisi KJ, Schlegel ML, Bray RE, Eds., Proceedings of the Fourth Conference on Zoo and Wildlife Nutrition, AZA Nutrition Advisory Group, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Abstract

The approach of this paper is from a forage utilization perspective as it pertains to providing forage for the diverse, and often non-food related, purposes of a zoological institution. The paper covers aspects of forage production often over-looked or poorly understood by zoo professionals yet vital to the health and wellbeing of our captive collections. The purpose of the paper is to provide buyers with information and references pertaining to forage production to aid in the preparation of forage specifications that meet both the needs of the collection and the institution.

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