Message Number: YG6227 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-08-09 03:09:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Question on feeding EGGS

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., meesh meesh <meeshmeesh1@y...> wrote:
> Hi,
> I vaguely recall a post regarding feeding eggs to
> ferrets. I think it stated that egg whites should be
> cooked. Is that correct? Would someone be kind enough
> to remind me (and why)...seems there's only so much
> room for info in this vet student's brain and it seems
> to hold only so much new info at any one
> That or I'm just getting old(er) <grin>.

Search the FML archive. Bob C wrote a lengthy post on egg whites.
If I remember correctly, a chemical in raw egg whites caused a
vitamin deficiency (consumed in large enough quantities). Cooking
breaks down the chemical.