Foundation and function of EAZA Nutrition Group (ENG), providing specialist support for European conservation breeding programmes
Fidgett AL, Bircher P, Nijboer J. 2005. Foundation and function of EAZA Nutrition Group (ENG), providing specialist support for European conservation breeding programmes. In Graffam W, Hellinga D, Maslanka M, Ward A, Eds. Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Zoo and Wildlife Nutrition, AZA Nutrition Advisory Group, Omaha, NE.
Specialist subject advisors (e.g. veterinary, scientific) are increasingly being added to steering committees for zoo-based conservation breeding programmes worldwide; several advisors in nutrition have already been informally appointed within European programmes. Following the lead of AZA Nutrition Advisory Group, the newly inaugurated EAZA Nutrition Group (ENG) seeks to facilitate improved communication and coordination among nutritionists and those requiring nutrition information, chiefly within zoological institutions.FidgettEUNagFINAL14Aug.05.pdf     76 KB