Supreme Science Selective Ferret
But it is what we don’t put in to Selective that is important too…
Have you checked the label on your ferrets’ food lately? Take a look, because some foods contain molasses or syrup or other sugary ingredients. This extra sugar in a ferret’s diet can lead to overeating and obesity. It can also lead to dental problems too. Because ferrets have a very short digestive tract, they need a diet that is very high in protein and low in fibre. Selective has 36% protein and very low fibre levels at just 2%.
Specialist vet Molly Varga says “Ferrets are increasingly popular as pets in the UK, and have been kept as working animals for many years. We know that they have high protein requirements and they are often called ‘Supercarnivores’ for that reason. As a vet who treats ferrets I need to be able to recommend a suitable food for my patients. With is high protein levels, lack of added sugar and palatable formulation, Supreme Ferret Food fulfils that criteria.”
Feeding Selective for the first time?
If you are feeding Selective to your ferrets for the first time, make sure you change from one food to another, gradually over 7-10 days. At first, you should mix a small amount of Selective with your ferrets’ current food, slowly decreasing the old diet, whilst gradually increasing the quantity of Selective. A sudden change in diet can cause digestive upsets – even when you are changing to a better quality diet – so take care!
If your ferrets are used to a sugary diet, you may find it takes them a while to change, but persevere as it will help to benefit your ferrets’ health in the long term.
And don’t forget fresh water! Your ferrets should have an unlimited supply at all times.
- Rich in essential protein – 36%
- Zero added sugar
- Prevents selective feeding
- No artificial colours
- Rich in essential taurine
- Highly palatable
- Promotes dental hygiene
- Supports digestive health
- Helps maintain healthy skin & coat
- Suitable for all breeds
Poultry meal, wheat, refined chicken oil, fish meal,turkey meal, sugar beet pulp, potato protein, linseed,chicken liver digest, soybean oil, salt.
Vitamin A 15000 IU, Vitamin D3 1500 IU
Protein 36.0%, Crude fibre 2.0%, Fat content 19.0%, Inorganic matter 8.0%, Taurine 0.15%.