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From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-04-11 06:37:00 UTC
Subject: Re: duck soup

There are very valid reasons for feeding a "duck soup" which does not
include kibble. GI tract damage due to ulcers, disease, etc. This is
not folklore. Yeah, all those weird additives are rarely needed, and
I wouldn't use them, but sometimes it only matters that the ferret is
eating and not dying. I'll be politically correct on diet later,
when the ferret is still alive and able to be put back on a proper


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "bill and diane killian"
<killian@z...> wrote:
> One shouldn't confuse mixing up conctions found in internet ferret
> with the best choice of diet. Straight A/D is something we do
use. We use
> A/D for kits making the transition from mama's milk to solid food.
We start
> with it straight and over time mix it with increasing amounts of
> Ferret until we end up with straight Totally Ferret. A simple
paste made
> from ground moistened Totally Ferret is much better balanced as a
diet than
> any of the "soups".