|03-20-2018, 11:24 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Mar 2018
Hedgehog food choice?
I am considering changing the cat food my hedgehogs are eating to Nutro Max Indoor Cat Weight Control, would this be a good choice. I listed the ingredients and nutritional facts down below.
Chicken Meal, Brewers Rice, Wheat Flour, Corn Gluten Meal, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Whole Brown Rice, Dried Plain Beet Pulp, Natural Flavors, Tomato Pomace, Oat Fiber, Potassium Chloride, Yeast Culture, Choline Chloride, Menhaden Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Sunflower Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Soybean Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols), Dehydrated Chicken, Salt, Taurine, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin E Supplement, DL-Methionine, Dried Cranberry, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), I am considering changing the cat food my hedgehogs are eating to nutro max weight control Magnesium Stearate, Iron Proteinate, L-Carnitine, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Copper Proteinate, Niacin Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Manganese Proteinate, Biotin, Riboflavin Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Potassium Iodide, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of Vitamin B1), Vitamin A Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of Vitamin B6), Dried Blueberry, Vitamin D3 Supplement
Crude Protein (min.) 30.00%
Crude Fat(min.) 10.00%
Crude Fat(max.) 13.00%
Crude Fiber (max.) 4.00%
Moisture (max.) 10.00%
Zinc (min.) 200 mg/kg
Vitamin E (min.) 150 IU/kg
Taurine (min.) 0.16%
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) (min.)* 18 mg/kg
L-Carnitine (min.)* 50 mg/kg
Omega-6 Fatty acids (min.)* 2.50%
Omega-3 Fatty acids (min.)* 0.20%
|03-24-2018, 12:10 AM||#2 (permalink)|
Join Date: May 2015
Location: GTA, Ontario
It looks like there looks to be a lot of filler/ingredients you don't want, such as rice, wheat and corn. You should check out Beginner's Guide to Hedgehog Nutrition, where Lilysmommy talks about that.
To better explain my point, here's a snippet from Advanced Nutrition Guide:
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