Message Number: YG3415 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-05-10 16:00:00 UTC
Subject: Re: starving ferret help duck soup..

I think I'd stay away from banana or peaches. I'm sure they would
love it, but that doesn't make them good for them. A tiny, tiny bit
as a treat every once in a great while probably wouldn't hurt, but I
wouldn't use it in duck soup.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Americangirle3@a... wrote:
> Hi I had the same problem with my ferrets.
> Duck Soup:
> One can Sustacal 8oz (this is non-dairy)
> One can water
> 4oz dry food-soaked in enough water to cover and soften completely
> Optional-electrolyte water (really helps-comes in powder form),
baby food
> such as chicken or mashed bananas Mix well- a blender is best, and
it freezes
> in icecube trays beautifully.
> Serve warm, let them eat their fill several times a day. If it gets
too thick
> just thin with a little water. Once opened, Sustacal must be used
within 48
> hrs if not frozen. If you have a really seriously ill ferret, warm
> can be given full strength.
> Note: We couldn't find Sustacal, but we did you use electrolyte.
> Other things that my vet said were great was baby food. My babies
> banana and peaches.. they don't care for chicken that much though.
> I think that it would be better if you consulted your vet to see if
> ferrets are okay to eat and do all of that.
> I hope that I am of any help..:)
> I hope your babies are okay though.. GOOD LUCK!
> Sincerely,
> Margie Smith & Kodi + Kujo