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From: weezul
Date: 2001-05-21 21:21:00 UTC
Subject: For Dr Willard - Vitamin A levels (2nd posting)

Dear Dr Willard

When I replied to your email at the beginning of the
month, I was having a problem with my Yahoo Groups so
am resending my reply in case you didn't get the
original email.

Thanks for your help.


Hi Dr Willard

Many thanks for your email. I rang my friend and have
the breakdown of vitamins/minerals of all ingredients
she gave her ferrets.

She fed her 8 ferrets this mixture daily for 10 weeks
and they also had raw meat during that period, no dry

Daily Mixture consisted of :

* .15ml Pentavite
* Cup of Pet Milk
* Squeeze of Nutripet high-energy vitamin concentrate
(only 1 or 2 times a week)
* 2 egg yolks
* Cup of Baby Cereal
* 1 level teaspoon Brewers Yeast

PENTAVITE - each mL contains the following -
Rentinyl Palmitate equivalent Vit A 3600 IU 1.98mg;
Vit B1 1.2mg; Vit B2 2.5mg; Nicotinamide 15.8mg;
Vit B5 640mcg; Vit B6 300mcg; Vit C 95mg; Vit D3

PET MILK contains -
Vit A; Vit C; Vit B1; Vit B2; Niacin; Calcium;
Phosphorus; Potassium; Magnesium. (No amounts given
on label.)

NUTRIPET - each 100g contains -
Vit A Palmitate 9.5mg; Vit D3 22.0mg; Vit E 100.0mg;
Vit B1 67.0mg; Vit B2 4.8mg; Vit B6 25.0mg; Vit
B12 67.0mg; Nicotinamide 50.0mg; Calcium
Pantothenate 42.0mg; Folic Acid 4.0mg; Iron as Iron
Peptonized 8.5mg; Manganese as Manganese Sulphate
17.0mg; Magnesium as Magnesium Sulphate 200.0mg;
Iodine as Potassium iodine 8.5mg. (In a palatable base
of Fats, Proteins and Carbohydrates providing
approximately 1500 kilojoules of metabolizable

BABY CEREAL contains -
Vit C; Iron; Calcium; Phosphorus; Thiamin; Riboflavin;
Niacin; Sodium; Potassium. (No amounts given on

BREWERS YEAST - 1 level tablespoon (12.5g) contains
the following -
Vit B1 1.25mg; Vit B2 0.5mg; Niacin 3.75mg;
Phosphorus 300mg; Potassium 275mg; Sodium 12.5mg;
Magnesium 37.5mg; Calcium 37.5mg; Iron 2.5mg.

Look forward to getting your answers - we really
appreciate your help in this!


owned by 5

--- twpfi@a... wrote:
> What is the concentration of the Pentavite in
> vitamin A? What other vitamins
> and or minerals does it contain? Can you provide a
> label readout of
> ingredients? How much do you give a day? What is
> your friend feeding
> besides this mixture and how much?
> If you can provide this info I believe I can answer
> this question.
> Sincerely,
> DR Tom Willard

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