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From: Kristine
Date: 2001-02-25 02:31:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Food Protein Levels

That is how I understand it too. Even when lowering overhaul protein
levels you still want the bulk of it to be from animals sources.

I know there is some discussion in Dr. Foxs book "Biology and Disease
of the Ferret" on corn and it's adverse effect on ferrets.

Take care,

> From my understanding, and please anyone jump in here, but the
> would be both! It takes less of the vegetable protein to be bad and
> they are less well equipped to process it, but the overall protein
> number is important too. So you want to basicly restrict the total
> protein while trying to make sure that the bulk of what remains is
> from animal sources.
> If anyone knows of any studies or has any more information please
> post it.
> Hugz
> Christopher & Crew