Message Number: YG544 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-03-02 14:55:00 UTC
Subject: Re: topic - vitamin/mineral content of food

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Brett Middleton" <brettm@a...> wrote:
> the public.
> I'm not sure the information would do you much good anyway, because
> have nothing to compare it against except the company's claim that
> they provide is "right". The real secret they're keeping in this
> is the list of ferret nutrient requirements on which they base
> formulations, which each company develops for itself and considers
> proprietary.

Brett, good point. However, I would like to compare their
information to what is found in premium cat foods like Innova and
Felidae. Some feeret food companies make a big deal about the
vit/min levels of their foods being superior to cat/kitten foods. I
would like to know how significant the differences actually are. I'm
not having much luck probably for the reasons you listed above.