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From: StarAngels
Date: 2001-08-02 01:18:00 UTC
Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] food choices

ok cause were taking food here :).. I have seen most rave about TF but by
reading all the ingredients I feel that maybe 8-1 Pro Ultra Advanced
nutrition diet for ferrets may be best.. what are your opinions?
it starts out with Chicken then chicken meal ground rice and chicken fat
then all the other stuff.. tho is has raisin juice and banana and some fish
oil they are not high ranking in the list of all it the rest sound good
and you know the list goes on.. would you suggest this is better maybe then
TF? after all this has no corn in it and most other's does.. i know MF is
like mink food.. tho i had my babies on that for almost 6months.. and they
seem great :)
even thinking of mixing 8-1 pluss MF OR TF.. so which you all think is
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karen Purcell, DVM" <drkaren@w...>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2001 12:12 PM


Just a note on some of the recent diets mentioned here. Take a
good look at the ingredients list of the cat/kitten foods you are
feeding your ferrets. Deli cat, in particular, is loaded with
artificial colors and preservatives - I won't recommend it for cats,
let alone ferrets. Ferret foods are expensive, but much better for
the health of your animals in the long run. So far, most of the
foods mentioned are on my "don't list" for any animal.
Just my 0.02, to start a controversy I'm sure,

Shrugging on my flame proof t-shirt,

-Dr. Karen

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