Benefits for Zoos



The vast majority of feed for zoo’s is purchased and transported from external sources.


More and more Zoo’s are now looking at how they can feed their animals in a responsible manner with food produced locally, that in turn reduces their costs and more importantly will benefit the health of their animals.


A huge majority of zoo’s have ruminants and other grazing animals that feed predominantly on grass or grass substitutes when in captivity such as hay.


Animals such as camels, elephants, giraffe, okapi, tapir, rhinoceros, antelope (including impala, kudu, wildebeest, oryx, springbok, gazelle, eland, dik dik, gnu etc) zebra, bison, buffalo, deer, not mention petting parts of the zoo’s with cattle, sheep, horses, goats and pigs could benefit from the introduction of fresh sprouting fodder into their daily diet.




Science



The science behind animal digestion and fresh sprouting fodder...


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