Message Number: YG1696 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Christopher
Date: 2001-03-25 04:57:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Eagle pack details?

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Linda Iroff <ferret@m...> wrote:
> If someone has a pack of Eagle Pack ferret food, can they post the
> nutritional analysis and first several ingredients?

From the bag of "Eagle Pack Super Premium Ferret Food"

Crude protein min 34.5%
crude fat min 21.0%
fiber max 3.8%
moisture max 10.0%
taurine min 0.14%
Omega 6 (linoleic acid) min 3.6%
Omega 3 min 0.51% (not recognized as an essential
nutrient by the AAFCO Nutrient Profile)

chicken meal, ground brown rice, chicken fat (preserved with natuaral
mixed tocopherols, citric acid and rosemary extract) ground yellow
corn, corn gluten meal, chicken, flax seed, brewers dried yeast,
poultry liver digest, wheat germ meal, pork meal, dried egg product,
fish meal, dried beet pulp, salt, potassium chloride, vitamin a
acetate, d-activated animal sterol ( source of vitamin d-3), vitamin
e supplement, vitamin b12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, niacin
supplement, choline chloride, menadione dimethylpyrimidinol
bisulfite, calcium pantothenate, folic acid, dl-methionine,
pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine mononitrate, biotin, ascorbic
acid, inositol, polysaccharide complexes (sequestered), zinc,
manganese, iron, copper and cobalt, calcium iodate, taurine, sodium
selenite, calcium carbonate, yucca shidigera extract, enterococcus
faecium and lactobacillus acidophilus.

It also says, "With certified organic chicken" on the bag. I shudder
to think what an inorganic chicken would be LOL