Message Number: YG2638 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-04-17 15:21:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Re Better to feed different kinds of food or just one?

Edward wrote:

>It has been my experience that the wider variety of foods you feed your
>ferrets the healthier they will be.
>Why? My reasoning is this: Limiting the ferret to one and only one kind
>of commercial food may be a mistake, because the ferret will 'fix' on
>this one food and will without a doubt refuse to eat any other food you
>provide, in the event that particuar food becomes unavailable and you
>must then rely on something new to the ferret.

We have also given a variety of foods for similar reasons, and also
because it simply makes life more interesting for the ferrets.