Message Number: YG2202 | New FHL Archives Search
From: cobalt ciar
Date: 2001-04-05 03:16:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: More on hairballs

> On 4 Apr 2001, at 3:37, Bruce Williams, DVM wrote:
> > also bears mentioning that the lactose present in whipping cream
> may
> > result in diarrhea in ferrets

I too was advised on feeding heavy whipping cream, and I asked about
the diarrhea aspect, and I was told that cream is mostly milkfat, and
very little/no milk sugar (lactose). Therefore (she said) the cream
would cause little or no upset, and if I was worried, to add lactaid.

Just a thought...


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